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Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 816481, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/816481
Research Article

In Vitro Evaluation of Ferrule Effect and Depth of Post Insertion on Fracture Resistance of Fiber Posts

Department of Oral Health, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Viale Oxford, 00100 Rome, Italy

Received 10 October 2012; Accepted 5 November 2012

Academic Editor: Carlo Cattani

Copyright © 2012 R. Schiavetti and G. Sannino. 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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