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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 2172365, 9 pages
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Research Article

Hydroxyapatite Whiskers Based Resin Composite versus Commercial Dental Composites: Mechanical and Biocompatibility Characterization

1Department of Electronic Engineering, Chemistry and Industrial Engineering, University of Messina, Contrada di Dio, 98166 Messina, Italy
2Department of Experimental, Specialized Medical-Surgical and Odontostomatological Sciences, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy
3Department of Biomedical Sciences and Morpho-Functional Imaging, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy
4Department of Civil Engineering, Computing, Construction, Environmental and Applied Mathematics, University of Messina, Contrada di Dio, 98166 Messina, Italy
5Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina, Italy

Received 13 October 2015; Revised 6 January 2016; Accepted 12 January 2016

Academic Editor: Jun Liu

Copyright © 2016 L. Calabrese et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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