42 Keynote Address and Zirconia Grit-blasting and Aging; Ceramic Chip Resistance and Strengthening

Thursday, March 22, 2012: 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours

Learning Objectives:
Chipping resistance of ceramics
Sandblasting and aging of zirconia
Ceramic strengthening
Keynote Address: Sandblasting of Dental Zirconia: an Engineering Perspective
T. KOSMAC, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Depth of Transformation for Accelerated Aging in Y-TZP
T. LUCAS1, G.M. JANOWSKI2, D. CAKIR1, and J. BURGESS1, 1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2Materials Science and Engineering, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Edge Chip Resistance of Dental Restorative Materials
K.M. HOFFMAN, G.W. QUINN, and J. QUINN, American Dental Association Foundation, Gaithersburg, MD
Microstructural Effects on Fracture Strength of YSZ Thin-film Modified Constructs
R. CHAN, RTI International / North Carolina State University, Research Triangle Park, NC, R. SCATTERGOOD, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, R. SMITH III, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, J. THOMPSON, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, B. STONER, Research Triangle Institute, Durham, NC, and J. PIASCIK, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC
Effect of Fiber Addition and Processing Method on Porcelain Properties
P. CESAR1, M. ARAUJO1, R. MIRANDA1, H.N. YOSHIMURA2, and C. FREDERICCI3, 1Dept. of Dental Materials, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2Federal University of ABC, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, 3Institute of Technological Research, Sao Paulo, Brazil