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Table 5 Mechanical properties of flexural strength at 30 °C of the zirconia dental implants at different ageing times

From: Comparison of zirconia degradation in dental implants and femoral balls: an X-ray diffraction and nanoindentation study

In vivo time (h) Stiffness (N/mm) Maximum strength (N)
0 107.1 ± 8.3 775 ± 8
1 109.6 ± 7.9 770 ± 7
2 112.2 ± 9.9 772 ± 9
3 116.0 ± 7.4 768 ± 7
4 118.2 ± 9.0 765 ± 8
5 104.3 ± 8.6 769 ± 9
7 103.2 ± 5.8 758 ± 5
10 110.2 ± 9.6 762 ± 9
11 106.2 ± 6.9 767 ± 6
3100 106.8 ± 5.2 766 ± 8