Surface conditioning methods and polishing techniques effect on surface roughness of a feldspar ceramic

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Sarac Y. Ş., Elekdağ Türk S. T., Saraç D., Turk T.

ANGLE ORTHODONTIST, vol.77, no.4, pp.723-728, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.2319/062206-256.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.723-728
  • Keywords: surface conditioning, polishing techniques, surface roughness, feldspathic porcelain, SHEAR BOND STRENGTH, DENTAL CERAMICS, PORCELAIN, BRACKETS, SYSTEMS
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: To investigate the effects of three surface conditioning methods on shear bond strength (SBS) and on surface roughness (Ra) of a feldspathic ceramic, and to compare the efficiency of three polishing techniques.