Volume 15, Issue 2 (8 2002)                   jdm 2002, 15(2): 27-35 | Back to browse issues page

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Monzavi A, Mir Mohammad Rezaei S, Bajelan H. Flow and linear coefficient of thermal expansion of four types of Base Plate waxes compared with ADA standard. jdm. 2002; 15 (2) :27-35
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-456-en.html
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Waxes have a lot of applications in dentistry. Such materials are of thermoplastic type that undergoes deformation in different temperatures. Two important properties of base plate waxes are flow and their coefficient of linear thermal expansion. Recently, different institutions, inside the country, produce dentistry waxes, while they have not been standardized. Consequently, consumers' dissatisfaction are observed. In this research, the two above- mentioned factors were compared between three kinds of Iranian waxes with Cavex that is foreign production, based on test number 24 of ADA. To measure the flow rate in the temperatures of 23, 37 and 45°c, Wilcoxon statistical analysis was used. The results showed that in 23°c, the flow rate of Cavex and Azardent waxes met ADA standards however, it was not true for two others types. In 37°c, the flow of none of the waxes was standardized and in 45°c their flow was acceptable, moreover, thermal expansion coefficient, for Cavex and Azardent types, was based on ADA standard.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: general
Published: 2013/09/1

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