Dental Materials Journal
Online ISSN : 1881-1361
Print ISSN : 0287-4547
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Effects of taper and space settings of telescopic Ce-TZP/A crowns on retentive force and settling
Shusuke NAKAGAWAKatsunori TORIIMasahiro TANAKA
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2017 Volume 36 Issue 2 Pages 230-235


The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the taper and space setting of using Ce-TZP/A on retentive force and secondary crown settling. The taper were 2°, 4°, and 6°, and the space settings were 0 and 10 μm. The applied loads were 50 and 100 N. The taper had a significant effect on retentive force and settling at both loads (p<0.05). The space settings did not have a significant effect on retentive force or settling at either load (p<0.05). The taper of the telescopic crowns and the load affected the retentive force and the settling.

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