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|Title:||Comparative wear ranking of dental restorative materials utilizing different wear simulation modes|
|Authors:||Yap, A.U.J. |
|Citation:||Yap, A.U.J., Teoh, S.H., Hastings, G.W., Lu, C.S. (1997-08). Comparative wear ranking of dental restorative materials utilizing different wear simulation modes. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation 24 (8) : 574-580. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||The aim of this study was to compare the wear of seven different restorative materials using two different wear simulation modes. This included a non-impact sliding wear test (rotary pin and disc) and an impact-cum-sliding wear test (masticatory simulator). The difference in wear ranking between the two wear tests was compared as well as the correlation of wear to the hardness of the materials. Hardness ranking in the order of decreasing hardness was as follows: Dispersalloy® (DA), P50® (P50), Hi-Dense® (HD), TPH® (TPH), Fuji II LC® (FJ), Dyract® (DR) and Vitremer® (VM). For volumetric wear using the non-impact sliding test, the following ranking in the order of decreasing wear resistance was obtained: DA, TPH, DR, HD, VM, FJ, P50. The results for volumetric wear with impact-cum-sliding wear testing in the order of decreasing wear resistance were: TPH, DR, P50, AR, FJ, VM, HD. Results showed that there is no correlation between hardness and wear resistance. There is also no correlation between impact-cum-sliding wear and non-impact sliding wear. Impact wear should be considered in future two-body wear assessment of materials. © 1997 Blackwell Science Ltd.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Oral Rehabilitation|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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