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Quintessence Publishing: Journals: QI
Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

Publication:
December 1993
Volume 24 , Issue 12

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Wear of enamel cusps opposed by posterior composite resin

Suzuki/Leinfelder

Pages: 885-890
PMID: 20830885

The use of posterior composite resins has grown considerably over the past 5 years. While most research efforts have been devoted to improving wear resistance, little effort had been made to determine possible wear of the cusp of the opposing tooth. A recently developed in vitro wear system was used to evaluate a series of composite resins for their ability to abrade opposing enamel c usps. When the resins were tested under the same conditions, a considerable range in enamel wear was observed. Representing opposite ends of the scale, the quartz-containing composite resin caused the enamel to wear away ten times more than did the microfilled composite resin.

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