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Research Article

Chemical and Mechanical Properties of Experimental Dental Composites as a Function of Formulation and Postcuring Thermal Treatment

Table 2

Means ± standard deviations for degree of conversion (DC), fracture toughness (), flexural strength (FS), and elastic modulus (EM) for BisGMA : TEGDMA molar ratio and thermal treatment factors. For each property, the same letter indicates that there is no statistically significant difference ().

Molar ratio of BisGMA : TEGDMAThermal treatment
1 : 17 : 3NoYes

DC (%)85 ± 5.80 ± 7.77 ± 2.89 ± 2.
1.46 ± 0.11.20 ± 0.11.26 ± 0.21.40 ± 0.2
FS (MPa)152 ± 1140 ± 1138 ± 1155 ± 1
EM (GPa)6.1 ± 2.5.4 ± 1.5.3 ± 1.6.1 ± 1.