Zbigniew Raszewski

Research Associate, Spofa Dental Kerr Company, Markova 238, 506-01 Jicin, Czech Republic


  • Research   
    Reinforce Acrylic Resin with Different Kinds of Fibers After Breaking
    Author(s): Zbigniew Raszewski*

    Introduction: Every year, thousands of acrylic dentures break, which creates additional costs for patients. One of the treatment options may be denture repair along with the use of a thread as reinforcement. Purpose of the study was to assess the effect of a different fiber’s reinforcement on the flexural strength and Isolde impact resistance of conventional heat-polymerized poly (methyl methacrylate) [PMMA] resin repair with self- curing material. Materials and methods: Totally 192 specimens of standard dimensions were prepared for each of the eight experimental groups; unreinforced conventional acrylic resin, material breaking and glue with self-curing resins and the same resin reinforced with unidirectional glass, carbon, polyethylene fibers. Each group was further subdivided into two groups of 12 specimens, based on storage conditi.. Read More»

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