Review Article
Volume 19 Issue 2 - 2020
Strength of Restorative Materials
Mohamed Hany Ahmad Abd Elghany1*, Abdulrahman Abdulghani Sarhan2, Ahmed Dhdooh Soffiany2, Abrar Yousef Johari2, Wabel A Alharandah2, Abdullah Saad Alruhaymi2, Ali Hamza Algilani3, Motaz Abdullah Alowein4, Amal Ghalib Alharbi4, Areej Ayidh Dirham5 Ayat Ahmed Alakeely6 and Hussam Nasser Kurdi7
1Cairo University, Egypt
2Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia
3Ibn Sina College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
4Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Saudi Arabia
5King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
6Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland
7Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Mohamed Hany Ahmad Abd Elghany, Cairo University, Egypt.
Received: December 17, 2019; Published: January 21, 2020


Introduction: The development of a variety of products in the market makes the selection of the materials a very complicated procedure. The oral cavity puts a plethora of forces and stress on the restorations which are very difficult to simulate in the laboratory environment and different restorative materials are supposed to be used in different clinical scenarios which in turn necessitates that the clinician has the basic knowledge of the mechanical properties of materials used to make the right choice of the material.

Aim of the Work: This review article focuses on the knowledge of the basic mechanical properties of dental materials that are used in clinical practice.

Methodology: The review is a comprehensive research of PUBMED from the year 1998 to 2019.

Conclusion: The rising awareness and development of so many new materials in the market make the dentists nowadays have a lot of options to choose from as restorative material. It is highly important that the basic knowledge of the materials should be present which makes it easier for the dentist to come to a final decision of the choice of the material.

Keywords: Flexural Strength; Compressive Strength; Poisson Ratio; Cention N; Shear Stress; Fatigue Resistance


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Citation: Mohamed Hany Ahmad Abd Elghany., et al. “Strength of Restorative Materials". EC Dental Science 19.2 (2020): 01-06.

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