Fracture strengths of three core restorative materials supported with or without a prefabricated split-shank post.

@article{Cohen1997FractureSO,
  title={Fracture strengths of three core restorative materials supported with or without a prefabricated split-shank post.},
  author={Brett I Cohen and M K Pagnillo and Allan S Deutsch and Barry Lee Musikant},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={1997},
  volume={78 6},
  pages={560-5}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the fracture strengths of three restorative materials, a lanthanide reinforced composite (Ti-Core Natural), a silver amalgam (Tytin), and a hybrid glass ionomer (Advance), supported by either a multitiered, threaded split-shank post (Flexi-Flange) or with a dentin spur without a post. MATERIAL AND METHODS A total of 60 recently extracted single-rooted human teeth were divided into six groups of 10. All groups were stored at 100% humidity at room… CONTINUE READING