Comparison of mechanical properties of all ceramic crown on zirconia blocks

지르코니아 블록 종류에 따른 전부도재관의 기계적 특성 비교

  • Kim, Won-Young (Dept. of Dental Laboratory Science, College of Health Science, Catholic University of Pusan) ;
  • Chung, In-Sung (Dept. of Dental Laboratory Science, College of Health Science, Catholic University of Pusan) ;
  • Jeon, Byung-Wook (Dept. of Dental Laboratory Science, College of Health Science, Catholic University of Pusan)
  • 김원영 (부산가톨릭대학교 보건과학대학 치기공학과, 차과기공기재학회) ;
  • 정인성 (부산가톨릭대학교 보건과학대학 치기공학과, 차과기공기재학회) ;
  • 전병욱 (부산가톨릭대학교 보건과학대학 치기공학과, 차과기공기재학회)
  • Received : 2015.07.31
  • Accepted : 2015.09.10
  • Published : 2015.09.30


Purpose: This study provided the basic data for selecting the zirconia blocks by comparing the mechanical properties of the all ceramic crown between the domestic, import, translucent and shade blocks that were used in clinically. Methods: Currently, the most commercial block of five types(one import and two domestic block which is the translucent and shade) were used. It were elucidated by means of three point bending test, hardness test, FE-SEM observations and EDX analysis. The results were analyzed using a one-way ANOVA and Scheffe post hoc test for significant findings. Results: For flexural strength, LT specimen was the highest as 733.1 MPa, followed by JT specimen(712.0 MPa), ZT specimen(646.0 MPa), LS specimen(553.1 MPa), JS specimen(429.0 MPa). One-way ANOVA showed statistically significant difference between groups for flexural strength(p<0.05). For hardness, ZT specimen was the highest as 1556.5 Hv, followed by JT specimen(1540.3 Hv), LT specimen(1512.3 Hv), JS specimen(1472.0 Hv), LS specimen(1353.3 Hv). One-way ANOVA showed statistically significant difference between groups for hardness(p<0.05). Conclusion: Domestic block was higher than import block for flexural strength, and translucent block was higher than shade block for flexural strength. However, all blocks showed clinically acceptable range. There was no significant difference in hardness between domestic and import blocks. And significant difference was observed in translucent and shade blocks.


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