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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 3 ( July, 2006 ) > List of Articles

RESEARCH ARTICLE

The Effects of Temperature and Light Intensity on the Polymerization Shrinkage of Light-cured Composite Filling Materials

Ahmed A. Elhejazi

Citation Information : Elhejazi AA. The Effects of Temperature and Light Intensity on the Polymerization Shrinkage of Light-cured Composite Filling Materials. J Contemp Dent Pract 2006; 7 (3):12-21.

DOI: 10.5005/jcdp-7-3-12

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-07-2006

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2006; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Clinical Relevance

Pre-heating composite resin materials at body temperature (37°C) is likely to improve physical properties and compensate any drop of light intensity.

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Elhejazi AA. The Effects of Temperature and Light Intensity on the Polymerization Shrinkage of Light-cured Composite Filling Materials. J Contemp Dent Pract 2006 July;(7)3:012-021.


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