Dental Materials

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Dental Materials
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  1. The chemical attraction between unlike molecules
    adhesion
  2. The chemical attraction between like molecules
    cohesion
  3. An index which indicates how one material reacts to temperature extremes in relation to one another
    coefficient of thermal expansion
  4. the higher the coefficient of thermal expansion, the ______ a material expands with heat and contracts with cold
    more
  5. The force at which a material breaks under pressure
    compressive strength
  6. slow dimensional change caused by compression (like biting an amalgam)
    creep
  7. The ability to undergo change of form without breaking
    ductility
  8. a material's ability to recover its initial shape after undergoing a force
    elasticity
  9. an electrical current generated by dissimilar metals in an acidic environment
    galvanism
  10. the process of gelling (solidification by cold)
    gelation
  11. the volumetric weight of one cubic centimeter or milliliter of water
    gram
  12. Absorption of a solvent by a gel
    imbibition
  13. a material's capacity to be shaped by force or pressure
    malleability
  14. passage of oral fluids/bacteria into and out of tooth structure due to marginal gap or failure of marginal (restorative) seal
    Microleakage (percolation)
  15. The linking, branching, or cross-linking of smaller molecules
    polymerization
  16. The force at which a material cannot return to its original shape
    proportional limit
  17. contraction of a gel due to the loss of a solvent
    syneresis
  18. The force needed to stretch a material to the point of fracture
    tensile strength
  19. Resistance to flow
    voscosity
  20. If you change a material's components, you change its properties
    truism

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