Assessing restorative dental materials: I. Test methods and assessment of results

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Colleges, School and Institutes

Abstract

Many methodologies are used during the testing of dental materials. Among these are compressive, tensile and flexural strengths, and fracture toughness. However, different tests are relevant to different materials and clinical situations. This paper describes different test methodologies and discusses the substantiation of research claims in publications and advertising.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)188-94
Number of pages7
JournalDental Update
Volume29
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2002