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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 126
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2020.09.006
  • Journal Name: The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.688-691
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


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.