Radioactive potential of zirconium-dioxide used for dental applications


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Bavbek A. B. , Oezcan M., Eskitascioglu G.

JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMATERIALS & FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, vol.12, no.1, pp.35-40, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the possible radioactive potential of zirconium dioxide (ZrO2) dental ceramics. Such information is necessary since they became an integral part of routine prosthetic rehabilitations and devoid of scientific information about their radioactivity creates some concern in the dental community.