Evaluation of ceramic adherence to cobalt-chromium alloys fabricated by different manufacturing techniquesSelective laser melting has been increasingly used in the fabrication of metal-ceramic prostheses. The longevity of the prostheses depends on the strength of the metal-ceramic bond, which may differ with the framework manufacturing technique.
Corrosion, ion release, and surface hardness of Ti-6Al-4V and cobalt-chromium alloys produced by CAD-CAM milling and laser sinteringHow the corrosion properties of cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) and Ti (Ti-6Al-4V) alloys, frequently used in dental prostheses, are affected by different production methods is unclear.
Physicomechanical properties of cobalt-chromium removable partial denture palatal major connectors fabricated by selective laser meltingAdditive manufacturing by selective laser melting (SLM) has been claimed to be less challenging than conventional casting of cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) removable partial dentures (RPDs), providing significant improvements. However, how the physicomechanical properties of Co-Cr RPDs fabricated by SLM compare with those fabricated by conventional casting is unclear.
Analysis of microstructure and fatigue of cast versus selective laser-melted dental Co-Cr alloyThe forces exerted on teeth and prostheses during mastication are repeated and dynamic, resulting in fatigue damage to dental prostheses. Most fractures of dental restorations are fatigue failure. The 4-point bend fatigue behavior of Co-Cr-Mo-W alloys manufactured by investment casting (CAST) and selective laser melting (SLM) has received little attention.
Evaluation of the flexural strength of metal frameworks fabricated by sintering-based computer-aided manufacturing methodsSintering-based computer-aided metal manufacturing strategies have been proposed as an alternative to hard metal milling. While these fabrication methods have been evaluated in terms of marginal and internal discrepancies and bond strength to porcelain, limited information on metal frameworks is available regarding their flexural yield strength.
Comparative analysis of the surface properties and corrosion resistance of Co-Cr dental alloys fabricated by different methodsThe complex oral environment leads to the corrosion of dental alloy materials and the release of metal ions that may have a negative impact on health. Digital manufacturing is increasingly being used in dentistry, but whether digitally manufactured prostheses have better resistance to corrosion than traditional cast prostheses is unclear.
Effect of multiple firings on the shear bond strength of presintered cobalt-chromium alloy and veneering ceramicHow multiple firing cycles may affect the oxide layer and, consequently, the shear bond strength of metal-ceramic restorations is unclear.
Effect of oxidation heat treatment with airborne-particle abrasion on the shear bond strength of ceramic to base metal alloysOxidation heat treatment has been studied to increase the metal-ceramic bond strength. However, information about its use with cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) alloys is lacking.
Accuracy of a titanium maxillary complete denture baseplate fabricated by using the electron beam melting technique: An in vitro studyElectron beam melting (EBM) is a promising additive manufacturing technique for fabricating denture baseplates; however, studies evaluating its accuracy are sparse.
Effect of internal design changes on the mechanical properties of laser-sintered cobalt-chromium specimensChanging the internal design of a metal framework may decrease the manufacturing time, the weight of the restoration, and the amount of alloy powder used, as well as simplify the fabrication process.
Effect of ceramic layering on the fit of cobalt-chromium alloy 3-unit fixed dental prostheses fabricated by additive, soft milling, and casting technologiesThe change in fit after ceramic layering of additively manufactured cobalt-chromium alloy frameworks has not been evaluated extensively.
ICP-MS measurements of elemental release from two palladium alloys into a corrosion testing medium for different solution volumes and agitation conditionsThe in vivo release of Pd from palladium alloys into the oral environment and sensitivity reactions by patients has been of concern. However, little information is available about the variation in elemental release from different palladium alloys.
Effect of a vinegar-hydrogen peroxide mixture on the surface properties of a cobalt-chromium alloy: A possible disinfectant for removable partial denturesA vinegar-hydrogen peroxide mixture has been reported to be effective in eliminating Candida albicans and Staphylococcus aureus from acrylic resin, and its action has been reported to be comparable with that of sodium hypochlorite or peracetic acid. However, the effects of this mixture on cobalt-chromium alloys remain unknown.
Comparison of microstructures and mechanical properties of 3 cobalt-chromium alloys fabricated with soft metal milling technologyAlthough several manufacturers market soft metal milling blanks and systems, comprehensive comparative studies of differences in properties across commercially available soft metal milling alloys are lacking.
Effect of 1.5-T and 3.0-T magnetic resonance imaging on the ceramic adhesion and physical properties of prosthetic substructuresMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a cross-sectional imaging technique that is widely used in the detection of pathologies in the head and neck region. However, information is lacking about the effect of MRI imaging on the clinical success of fixed partial dentures (FPDs).
Evaluation of bond strength of porous cobalt-chromium metal and pressed ceramic fabricated by additive manufacturingA high metal-ceramic bond strength is important for successful dental restorations. However, studies on the evaluation of the bond strength of porous metal–ceramic restorations compared with conventional ones are scarce.
Chemical composition, surface roughness, and ceramic bond strength of additively manufactured cobalt-chromium dental alloysSelective laser melting (SLM) additive manufacturing (AM) technology is a current option to fabricate cobalt-chromium (Co-Cr) metal frameworks for dental prostheses. However, the Co-Cr alloy composition, surface roughness, and ceramic bond strength values that SLM metals can obtain are not well-defined.
Surface analysis and corrosion behavior of pure titanium under fluoride exposureThe corrosive effects of oral fluoride products on titanium have been reported, and chronic fluorosis, which causes hyperfluoemia, is one of the world's health problems. Nevertheless, the relationship between high serum fluoride and corrosion on the titanium surface, which might have adverse effects on titanium implant osseointegration, has not been elucidated.
Digital evaluation of laser scanning speed effects on the intaglio surface adaptation of laser-sintered metal frameworksLaser sintering has several processing parameters, typically under the control of dental laboratory technicians. Laser scan speed is an important parameter, which has a significant effect on manufacturing time but may also affect the adaptation of restorations. However, limited information is available regarding its impact.
In vitro study of surface alterations to polyetheretherketone and titanium and their effect upon human gingival fibroblastsSoft-tissue attachment to different surfaces may play a pivotal role in the long-term success of dental implants. However, studies on the issue, especially on newer materials, are sparse.
Effect of thermocycling on the surface texture and release of titanium particles from titanium alloy (Ti6Al4V) plates and dental implants: An in vitro studyThe release of titanium (Ti) particles from the surface of endosseous dental implants is not well understood.
Biological and physicochemical implications of the aging process on titanium and zirconia implant material surfacesChanges in physicochemical properties because of implant material aging and natural deterioration in the oral environment can facilitate microbial colonization and disturb the soft-tissue seal between the implant surfaces.
A comparative study of the wear of dental alloys against monolithic zirconiaMaterials used for dental restorations should cause wear similar to that of natural teeth. Studies on the wear of dental alloys against monolithic zirconia are lacking.
The effect of build orientation on the microstructure and properties of selective laser melting Ti-6Al-4V for removable partial denture claspsSelective laser melting (SLM) Ti-6Al-4V has been used for removable partial dentures, but the impact of SLM Ti-6Al-4V build orientation is not evident.
The effect of layer thickness on the porcelain bond strength of laser-sintered metal frameworksLaser sintering has become a common manufacturing technique in the fabrication of metal-ceramic restorations. The layer thickness of the sintering process may affect the surface morphology and hence the porcelain bond strength. However, limited information is available on the effect of layer thickness on porcelain bond strength.