Comparative Evaluation Of Commercially Available Stainless Steel Crowns: An In- Vitro Study

  • Updesh Masih Sri Aurobindo College of dentistry, Indore
Keywords: stainless steel crown,tensile strength, compressive strength,


Purpose : The purpuse of this study was to evaluate the tensile strength, compressive strength,adaptability,retention,resistance and dimensions of different commercially available stainless steel crown ( SSC ) and a new crown ( rainbow ) coming in the  market.

Materials & method : Sixty extracted primary molars were used.Crown preparation was done.They were divided into four groups of 15 samples each. Each group was assigned a commercially available crown and group II was assigned the new rainbow crown. They were all subjected to universal mechanical testing machine.

Results : Group I has maximum  value for tensile and compressive strength. The post hoc tukey analysis confirmed that there was no statistical difference between other variables for all the groups.

Conclusion : All the four brands of SSC had similar fracture resistance. Further study with big sample size is needed to evaluate their performance under cyclical and multiaxial force loads.


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How to Cite
Masih, U. (2021). Comparative Evaluation Of Commercially Available Stainless Steel Crowns: An In- Vitro Study. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCIENCES, 7(3).