Home Subscription Services

The International Journal of Prosthodontics
IJP Home Page
About the Editor
Editorial Board
Accepted Manuscripts
Author Guidelines
Submission Form
Reprints / Articles
Quintessence Publishing: Journals: IJP
The International Journal of Prosthodontics

Edited by George A. Zarb, BChD, DDS, MS, MS, FRCD(C)

ISSN 0893-2174

November/December 2006
Volume 19 , Issue 6

Share Abstract:

In Vivo Heat Transfer Capacities of Autopolymerizing, Heat-Polymerizing, and Injection-Molded Acrylic Resins

Selcuk Oruc, DDS, PhD / Aslihan Usumez, DDS, PhD / Dilek Simsek Enhos, DDS / Nilgun Ozturk, DDS, PhD

Pages: 618620
PMID: 17165304

The aim of this pilot study was to measure the heat transfer capacities of heat-polymerizing, injection-molded, and autopolymerizing acrylic resins in vivo. Two volunteers used acrylic resin removable plates and consumed hot (69C) and cold drinks (6C). Differences between oral temperature and highest and lowest temperature readings were recorded. Temperature changes for the autopolymerizing acrylic resin were found to be significantly higher than the heat-polymerizing and injection-molded acrylic resins for both cold and hot drinks. Despite the disadvantages of autopolymerizing acrylic resins, their high heat transfer capacity may be an advantage. Int J Prosthodont 2006;19:618620.

Full Text PDF File | Order Article


Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  © 2017 Quintessence Publishing Co Inc

Home | Subscription Services | Books | Journals | Multimedia | Events | Blog
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Help | Sitemap | Catalog