CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Eur J Dent 2014; 08(02): 205-210
DOI: 10.4103/1305-7456.130602
Original Article
Dental Investigation Society

The influence of air temperature for solvent evaporation on bonding of self-etch adhesives to dentin

Sandra Kiss Moura
1   Department of Dentistry, University North of Paraná, Londrina, PR, Brazil
Cintia Gaio Murad
1   Department of Dentistry, University North of Paraná, Londrina, PR, Brazil
Alessandra Reis
2   Department of Dental Materials and Operative Dentistry, State University of Ponta Grossa, Ponta Grossa, PR, Brazil
Celso Afonso Klein-Júnior
3   Department of Dentistry, University Luterana do Brasil, Cachoeira do Sul, RS Brazil
Rosa Helena Miranda Grande
4   Department of Biomaterials and Oral Biology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Alessandro Dourado Loguercio
2   Department of Dental Materials and Operative Dentistry, State University of Ponta Grossa, Ponta Grossa, PR, Brazil
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Publication History

Publication Date:
24 September 2019 (online)


Objective: This study evaluated the effect of air temperature (warm or cold) for solvent evaporation on bonding and nanoleakage of self-etching adhesives to dentin. Materials and Methods: The adhesives Clearfil 3S Bond [S3], OptiBond All-In-One [OB], Adper SE Plus [AD], and Silorane adhesive [SI] were applied on dentin surfaces, and a warm (60 ± 2°C) or cold air (20 ± 1°C) was applied and light-cured. After water storage (24 h), the teeth were sectioned into sticks (0.8 mm2) and tested in tensile. Then, they were immersed in a 50% solution of silver nitrate, photo-developed and the nanoleakage observed in a scanning electron microscope. The bond strength and nanoleakage pattern were analyzed by two-way analysis of variance and post hoc Tukey´s test (α =0.05). Results: Higher bond strength and lower silver nitrate uptake were observed for the adhesives under warm condition (P < 0.05). AD and SI showed better adhesive results than S3 and OB (P < 0.05). Conclusion: The use of a warm air was useful to improve the bonding and diminish the nanoleakage of adhesive systems to dentin.


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