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Visual evaluation of color stability after accelerated aging of pigmented and nonpigmented silicones to be used in facial prostheses
(Indian Journal of Dental Research, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Objectives: The objective of this study was to evaluate by a visual method of comparison the color stability of nonpigmented and pigmented facial silicones after accelerated aging. Materials and Methods: Two kinds of ...
Effects of pigment, disinfection, and accelerated aging on the hardness and deterioration of a facial silicone elastomer
(Polymer Degradation and Stability, 2012-09-01) [Artigo]
The failure of facial prostheses is caused by limitations in their flexibility and durability. Therefore, we evaluated the effects of disinfection and aging on Shore A hardness and deterioration of a facial silicone with ...