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The International Journal of Prosthodontics

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

ISSN 0893-2174

Publication:
July/August 1999
Volume 12 , Issue 4

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Equilibrium strengths of denture polymers subjected to long-term water immersion.

Takahashi Y, Chai J, Kawaguchi M.

Pages: 348-352
PMID: 10635205

PURPOSE: This study characterized the effect of water immersion on the strength of denture polymers. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Four denture-base polymers and four denture-reline polymers were tested for flexural strength at proportional limits (FSpl) at 24 hours and at monthly intervals. The equilibrium strength of each polymer was estimated. RESULTS: The denture polymers took from 24 hours to 4 months to reach their equilibrium strength. The equilibrium strengths of the denture polymers were significantly different. CONCLUSION: Water immersion affected the strength of most denture polymers. Different denture polymers behaved differently in response to water immersion.

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