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Throughout the years acrylic resin has been the foremost choice of material for removable prosthetics due to its many favourable properties. Over the years there have been a number of alterations to its chemical as well as physical properties by filler particles which helps it to enhance its strength and biomimetic properties. Many recent scientific accreditation have laid grounds for using materials from the carbon family especially carbon nanotubes and grapheme to influence the properties of acrylic resin. This particular piece of literature will talk through the properties of PMMA and the need to reinforce this material with the advantages and disadvantages of addition of carbon nanotubes and graphene. Hybrid reinforcements will also be discussed to draw certain conclusions.
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