The effect of acquired salivary pellicle on the surface free energy and wettability of different denture base materials


Sipahi C., Anil N., Bayramli E.

JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, vol.29, no.3, pp.197-204, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0300-5712(01)00011-2
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.197-204
  • Keywords: denture base materials, acquired salivary coating, wettability, surface free energy, MECHANICAL-PROPERTIES, INVIVO

Abstract

Objective: The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effect of salivary coating on the wettability and surface free energy of different denture base materials.