Plasma treatment increased shear bond strength between heat cured acrylic resin and self-curing acrylic resin

G. Nishigawa, Y. Maruo, M. Oka, K. Oki, S. Minagi, M. Okamoto

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Abstract

Self-curing acrylic resin is generally used for the repair of a fractured denture base. However, re-fracture of the repaired denture base resin often occurs because of poor bonding strength between the base resin and self-curing repair resin. The effect of plasma treatment on the shear bond strength between heat cured acrylic resin and the self-cured acrylic was examined. It was revealed that plasma irradiation is effective in increasing the shear bond strength. Plasma irradiation does not cause environmental pollution, as it does not require chemicals. It is a useful method to increase adhesive strength between heat cured acrylic resin and self-curing acrylic resin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1081-1084
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of oral rehabilitation
Volume30
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2003

Keywords

  • Acrylic resin
  • Adhesion
  • Plasma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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