Polymer-based restorative materials
 

Table 2: Measured flexural strength for the materials, in megapascal. (Shade A3, if available).

 

Comment: The flexural strength of the materials tested varied from 82 MPa to 159 MPa for materials regarded as suitable for restorations of occlusal surfaces according to the manufacturer.
For materials not indicated for occlusal surfaces the flexural strength varied from 62 MPa to 122 MPa. All materials tested complied with the requirements of ISO 4049.

 

Materials regarded as suitable for restorations of occlusal surfaces:

Requirement, ISO 4049 (MPa), Type I ≥ 80

ProductMeasured flexural strength
(MPa)
4U99
Admira133
Amaris (shade O3)88
Amaris (shade TN)82
Amelogen Plus106
Artemis, Enamel104
Beautifil118
Ceram X duo Enamel (shade E2)103
Ceram X duo Dentin (shade D3)109
Ceram X mono98
Charisma107
Charisma flow112
Clearfil Majesty Posterior PLT151
Els extra low shrinkage98
Enamel Plus HRi, Dentin122
Esthet X119
Filtek Silorane116
Filtek Supreme128
Filtek Supreme XT123
Filtek Supreme XTE118
Filtek Z250132
GC Kalore122
Grandio121
Grandio SO129
Heliomolar91
Helio Progress90
Herculite XRV Ultra113
Ice114
IPS Empress Direct113
Latitude135
Nanosit127
Premise Enamel98
sdr126
Spectrum TPH 3116
Synergy D6110
Tetric EvoCeram102
Venus94
Venus Diamond159
Wave89
Ælite Esthetic Enamel86

 

Materials not indicated to be used for occlusal surfaces:

Requirement, ISO 4049 (MPa), Type II ≥ 50

ProductMeasured flexural strength
(MPa)
Durafill VS62
Gradia Direct Anterior88
Tetric EvoFlow122
X-flow72