The effect of amalgam bonding on the stiffness of teeth weakened by cavity preparation.

@article{Zidan2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of amalgam bonding on the stiffness of teeth weakened by cavity preparation.},
  author={Omar A Zidan and Usama Abdel-Keriem},
  journal={Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={680-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of amalgam bonding on the stiffness of teeth weakened by cavity preparation. METHODS Strain gages were bonded to maxillary premolars. The rigidity was tested by applying a load to a sequence of sound, prepared and restored teeth as follows: sound tooth, MOD preparation, amalgam restoration… CONTINUE READING