The durability of adhesion to Er,Cr:YSGG laser-irradiated enamel.

The durability of adhesion to Er,Cr:YSGG laser-irradiated enamel. Laser Ther. 2018 Jun 30;27(2):124-130 Authors: Ayar MK Abstract Background and aims: Adhesion durability of resin adhesives with Er,Cr:YSGG laser irradiated-enamel has been rarely investigated in the literature. Thus, the present study evaluated the influence of long-term water storage (12-month) on resin bond strength with the enamel irradiated with Er,Cr:YSGG laser irradiation deployed different settings. Materials and methods: The flattened enamel samples of 35 bovine teeth, which were embedded into acrylic blocks, were randomly divided into 7 groups (n = 5), according to surface treatments using Er,Cr:YSGG laser with different parameters 6 W/20 Hz, 6 W/35 Hz, 6 W/50 Hz, 3 W/20 Hz, 3 W/35 Hz, 3 W/50 Hz or no laser treatment (Bur-treating as a control). Adper Single Bond 2 was applied to the prepared enamel and the composites were placed and cured. Resin-enamel sticks with an approximate cross-sectional area of 0.8 mm2 were obtained, and microtensile bond strength (µTBS) tests were performed at 24-hour and 12-month of water storage after bonding. The µTBS data were analyzed with two-way ANOVA and Tukey tests (p
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