Recent examination of restored molars suggests that cyclic crack growth may contribute to a greater understanding of restored tooth fracture.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=5358 | 16 Aug 2010
This overview on aluminium covers aspects from its discovery, its sources including raw materials, the properties that make it so attractive, common processing techniques and applications.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=3515 | 28 Jul 2006
Mercury is generally considered to be a harmful substance. Presented herein is a unbiased account of mercury, its compounds, and its uses. Exposure limits and its effects on humans are mentioned, as...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=2091 | 24 Jul 2003
Ceramic materials have been used dentistry for many years. Their use increasing, partly due to aesthetic reasons. Some applications where ceramics are used in dentistry are fillings, crowns, veneers,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1422 | 16 May 2002
The design and performance parameters of ceramic materials in dental restorations are reviewed. Systems such as feldspathic porcelains, leucite systems, castable glasses, alumina-based systems and...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1682 | 8 Oct 2002
The densities of a variety of biomaterials are compared to those of teeth, bone and other related materials. Biomaterials covered include orthopaedic, dental and vascular materials.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1413 | 14 May 2002
Tooth filling materials such as silver amalgams, resin-based composites and ion-leachable glass cements are covered. Cast metals, bonded restorations, ceramics and composite implant materials are also...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=527 | 2 Jun 2001
Mercury is a heavy, silvery-white metal and is the only metal to be a liquid at room temperature. Applications include separating gold and silver, mirrors, thermometers, diffusion pumps, tanning,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=603 | 23 Jul 2001
Bismuth is one of few metals that increase in volume upon solidification. It is the most diamagnetic of metals and has the second lowest thermal conductivity. Uses are catalysts, fire protection,...
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=590 | 20 Jul 2001
Mercury alloyed with a number of metals forms amalgam, which is primarily used for dental fillings. The common constituents of amalgam are mercury, tin, silver, copper and other trace metals.
http://www.azom.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=8081 | 21 Jan 2013