Microhardness of provisional fixed prosthodontic materials.

  title={Microhardness of provisional fixed prosthodontic materials.},
  author={Ana M Diaz-Arnold and James T Dunne and Arfon H. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  volume={82 5},
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Provisional restorations play a critical role in the success of restorative treatment. Thus, the provisional restoration must maintain its surface integrity throughout the restorative process. PURPOSE This study evaluated the microhardness of 5 prosthodontic provisional materials. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cylindrical samples of 3 bis-acryl resin composites (Integrity, Protemp Garant, Temphase) and 2 methyl methacrylate acrylic resins (Jet, Temporary Bridge) were fabricated… CONTINUE READING


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