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|Title: ||Shear bond strengths of two new self-etching primers|
|Authors: ||Ho, Andy CS|
|Supervisor: ||Akyalcin, Sercan (Preventive Dental Science)|
|Examining Committee: ||Swain, Vanessa (Restorative Dentistry) Wiltshire, William (Preventive Dental Science)|
|Graduation Date: ||October 2010|
|Issue Date: ||25-Jun-2010|
|Abstract: ||Purpose: To evaluate the in vitro shear bond strength (SBS) of orthodontic attachments using 2 self-etching primers (SEP): iBOND and G-Bond.
Methods: 180 molars were randomly divided into 12 groups. Teeth were bonded with a stainless steel button using Transbond XT composite. The bonding agents were iBOND, G-Bond, Transbond Plus SEP and Transbond XT primer (control). SBS’s immediately, 24hours and 3months were measured with their Adhesive Remnant Index (ARI).
Results: Transbond XT primer (11.22MPa) had a significantly higher immediate SBS than Transbond Plus SEP (5.32MPa), iBOND (6.69MPa) and G-Bond (8.30MPa). 24 hours, Transbond XT primer (16.65MPa) and Transbond Plus SEP (13.20MPa) had a significant increase in their SBS. No difference was observed at 3 months. ARI were significantly different between the groups at all time points.
Conclusions: iBOND and G-Bond yielded sufficient SBS’s over the three time points that may be sufficient to withstand occlusal and light archwire forces.|
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