Structure and mechanical properties of Cresco-Ti laser-welded joints and stress analyses using finite element models of fixed distal extension and fixed partial prosthetic designs


Uysal H., Kurtoglu C., Gurbuz R., Tutuncu N.

JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY, vol.93, no.3, pp.235-244, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2004.11.016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.235-244

Abstract

Statement of problem. The Cresco-Ti System uses a laser-welded process that provides an efficient technique to achieve passive fit frameworks. However, mechanical behavior of the laser-welded joint under biomechanical stress factors has not been demonstrated.