Effects of sintering time and hydrothermal aging on the mechanical properties of monolithic zirconia ceramic systems.

Oyar P. , Durkan R., Deste G.

The Journal of prosthetic dentistry, vol.126, pp.688-691, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 126
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2020.09.006
  • Title of Journal : The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
  • Page Numbers: pp.688-691


Statement of problem. The flexural strength of zirconia restorations is partially dependent on the sintering process. Changes in sintering protocols as well as hydrothermal aging may affect the flexural strength of zirconia materials.