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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Effect Of Carbamide Peroxide-based Bleaching Agents Containing Fluoride Or Calcium On Tensile Strength Of Human Enamel.
Author: Giannini, Marcelo
Silva, Alessandra Peres
Cavalli, Vanessa
Paes Leme, Adriana Franco
Abstract: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of carbamide peroxide-based bleaching agents (CPG) containing fluoride (CF) or calcium (CCa) on the ultimate tensile strength of enamel (UTS). A cube-like resin composite structure was built-up on the occlusal surface of twenty-two sound third molars to facilitate specimen preparation for the micro-tensile test. The restored teeth were serially sectioned in buccal-lingual direction in slices with approximate 0.7 mm thickness. Each slice was trimmed with a fine diamond bur to reduce the buccal, internal slope enamel of the cusps to a dumb-bell shape with a cross-sectional area at the neck of less than 0.5 mm(2). The samples were randomly divided into 12 groups (n=11). The control groups were not submitted to the bleaching regimen. Specimens were treated with 10% CPG gel or with 10% CPG formulations containing CF (0.2% and 0.5%) or CCa (0.05% and 0.2%). Bleached groups received the application of the 10% CPGs for 6 hours/day at 37 degrees C, during 14 consecutive days and were stored in artificial saliva (AS) or 100% relative humidity (RH) among each application. After bleaching, specimens were tested with the microtensile method at 0.5 mm/min. Data were analyzed by two-way ANOVA and Tukey test (5%). No significant difference was observed between groups stored in AS or RH. Specimens treated with CF or CCa presented similar UTS as unbleached control groups. Either 10% CPG formulations containing CF or CCa can preserve the UTS after bleaching regimen.
Citation: Journal Of Applied Oral Science : Revista Fob. v. 14, n. 2, p. 82-7, 2006-Apr.
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2006
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