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Effect of dentin pre-treatment on smear layer thickness: an ultrastructural study

Mahdan, Mohd Haidil Akmal and Samani, Nur Sarahniza and Mohd Ridzuan, Syakirah and Maideen, Mohd Maizam (2020) Effect of dentin pre-treatment on smear layer thickness: an ultrastructural study. Malaysian Journal of Microscopy, 16 (1). pp. 94-104. ISSN 1823-7010 E-ISSN 2600-7444

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The aim of thisstudy was to investigate the morphological changes of etched dentin by sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) pre-treatment method applied for different durationsand smear layer (SL)thickness. Sixtyhuman molars were used in this study and sectioned at thecoronal part to expose a flat dentin disc. They were ground with #180-or #600-grit silicon carbide papers, to produce thick and thin SL respectively. All specimens wereassignedinto 6 groups; G1: control; G2: Acid Etch (AE); G3, G4, G5 and G6: AE + 10% NaOCl for 15, 30, 60, and 120s, respectively. Specimens were observed under aScanning Electron Microscope and the photomicrographs were classified according to the following scores: 0: presence of SL; 1: No smear layer+ non-altered collagen fibrils; 2: No smear layer+ slightly altered collagen fibrils; 3: No smear layer+ severely altered collagen fibrils; and 4: No smear layerand absence of collagen fibrils. KruskalWallis showedall groups treated with NaOCl solution were significantly different, and alteration regarding the collagenfibrils network.The higher the duration of NaOCl pre-treatment, the more alteration of collagen fibrils occured

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), smear layer (SL), collagen fibrils
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Fundamental Dental and Medical Sciences
Depositing User: DR mohd haidil akmal mahdan
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2021 12:36
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2021 12:36
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/89514

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