|Support type:||Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation|
|Effective date (Start):||June 01, 2008|
|Effective date (End):||November 30, 2010|
|Field of knowledge:||Health Sciences - Dentistry - Dental Materials|
|Principal researcher:||Maria da Gloria Chiarello de Mattos|
|Grantee:||Everson Raphael Watanabe|
|Home Institution:||Faculdade de Odontologia de Ribeirão Preto (FORP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil|
Titanium offers biocompatibility and adequate mechanical properties for fabricating dental prostheses; however, casting difficulties can compromise the accuracy of titanium crown margins. The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of different concentrations of the special liquid to titanium investment on accuracy of crown castings made with commercially pure titanium.