Frequently Answer Question
Is there any recommended polishing tool?
Ease of polish is one of the features of Estelite Asteria so that most of tools available for sale can be used for polishing. We checked the tools of the following brands and we found them proper: PoGo (Dentsply/Caulk), Sof-Lex (3M), Identoflex HiLuster Dia Polishers (Kerr), or D-Finetm Hybrid Diamond (Cosmedent, Inc.)
What is fracture toughness?
It is the ability of the material having a small crack, to resist to the fractures. Generally, the fracture toughness of human enamel is 0.7 ~ 1.3 MPam1/2, the one of human dentin is 2.7 ~ 3.1 MPam1/2. The fracture toughness of Estelite Asteria is 1.79 MPam1/2
Is there any recommended light units?
You can use any conventional light units having a wavelength range of 400 to 500nm (peak: 470nm), which is the absorption spectrum of camphorquinone contained in Estelite Asteria as photoinitiator