Bond strength of composite to sound and artificial carious dentin.
- Published Article
American journal of dentistry
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 1996
Both sound dentin (23.1 MPa) and etched sound dentin (22.2 MPa) had similar bond strengths, whereas artificial carious lesions in dentin that had been etched (11.8 MPa) and non-etched dentin lesions (8.8 MPa) had significantly lower bond strengths. Adhesive failures were greatest for dentin lesions (60-95%) and least for sound dentin(40-50%). Etching with phosphoric acid did not improve the bond strength of composite to sound dentin or artificial carious lesions in dentin.
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