PMID: 7993603Jun 1, 1994Paper

Dentin bond strength after air drying and rewetting

American Journal of Dentistry
A J Gwinnett


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of air drying and remoistening of dentin on resin composite bond strength and to determine the extent to which the outermost, collagenous network and surface area of chemically conditioned dentin contributed to interfacial strength. Three components made up the experimental design: The first component comprised 12 experimental groups each containing 10 caries-free molar teeth. Shear bond strength values with dentin were measured for conditioned and non-conditioned dentin to which All-Bond 2 and BisFil were applied. The following values (MPa) were obtained for the groups conditioned with 10% phosphoric acid for 20 seconds: Group 1 (wet control) 24.20 +/- 2.03; Group 2 (10 seconds dried) 19.83 +/- 5.42; Group 3 (30 seconds dried) 11.56 +/- 4.93; Group 4 (10 seconds dried, 5 seconds. remoistened) 25.38 +/- 3.89; Group 5 (30 seconds dried, 5 seconds, remoistened) 24.66 +/- 4.54; Group 6 (5% NaOCl/wet) 25.97 +/- 3.61. For the non-conditioned groups the values were: Group 7 (wet control) 21.54 +/- 4.07; Group 8 (10 seconds dried) 14.62 +/- 3.55; Group 9 (10 seconds dried, 5 seconds remoistened) 16.95 +/- 4.04; Group 10 (5% NaOCl/wet) 13.67 +/- 4.39; Group 11 (air abrasive action...Continue Reading

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