Shear bond strength of orthodontic adhesives on different tooth types: an in vitro study

Radzi, Z. and Yahya, N.A. and Abu Kasim, N.H. and Ismail, N.H. and Ismail, N. and Zamzam, N. (2006) Shear bond strength of orthodontic adhesives on different tooth types: an in vitro study. Annals of Dentistry, 13 (1).


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Introduction: Owing to the variety of materials and methods employed, comparison of the results and findings from bonding studies is difficult. Until recently, several types of teeth have been used in published research papers as a substrate in orthodontic bonding research including bovine incisors, fresh and rebonded human premolars. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to compare the shear bond strength of an adhesive bonded to different tooth surfaces (human premolar, bovine incisor and rebonded human premolar). Methods: Two groups of thirty premolar teeth and one group of bovine incisors had brackets attached in a standardized manner using Transbond XT (3M Unitek). The adhesive was cured using conventional halogen light and a specially designed tool to standardize the distance between the light curing tip and the adhesive. The debonding force was measured using Instron universal testing machine. ANOVA and Post Hoc Dunnett C test were performed to determine any significant difference among groups (p<0.05). Results: The results of Post Hoc Dunnett C test indicated no statistical differences between the human premolar group and rebonded group. However, the differences existed in bond strength between bovine group versus human premolar group and bovine group versus human rebonded premolar group. Bovine group had the highest bond strength with mean values of 8.5 (S.D ± 4.2) MPa. Human premolar and rebonded groups had mean bond strengths of 6.1(S.D ± 4.5) and 4.9 (S.D ± 2.7) MPa, respectively. Conclusions: This study revealed that bovine teeth produced higher bond strength compared to b o t h f r e s h a n d re b o n d e d h u m a n p r e m o l a r. Therefore, findings in any bond strength studies u s i n g b ovi n e t e e t h s h o u l d b e i n t e r p re t e d wi t h caution.

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Additional Information: Associate Prof. Dr. Noor Hayaty Binti Abu Kasim Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Orthodontic Adhesives; Bond Strength; Human Premolar; Bovine Tooth; Self-Repair; Culture-Conditions; Composite Resin; Dental Pulp Stem Cell; Functionally Graded Design; Multi Layered Post; Functionally Graded Dental Post; Soft Skills; Clinical Pairing; Dental Pulp Stromal Cells; Long-Term Expansion
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Depositing User: Associate Prof. Dr. Noor Hayaty Abu Kasim
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2012 08:51
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2017 05:43

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