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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2004.11.016
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PROSTHETIC DENTISTRY
  • 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.