Comparative effect of different polymerization techniques on residual monomer and hardness properties of PMMA-based denture resins


AYDOĞAN AYAZ E., DURKAN R., KÖROĞLU A., Bagis B.

JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMATERIALS & FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol.12, no.3, pp.228-233, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5301/jabfm.5000199
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMATERIALS & FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.228-233
  • Keywords: Autoclave polymerization, Denture base resin, Hardness, PMMA, Residual monomer, GLASS-FIBER REINFORCEMENT, DENTAL ACRYLIC RESINS, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, METHYL-METHACRYLATE, DISINFECTION, WATER, CYTOTOXICITY, CONVERSION, ROUGHNESS, POLYMERS

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare the residual monomer and microhardness of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)-based denture resins processed by using autoclave and conventional water bath techniques.