alexa Brushing abrasion of eroded bovine enamel pretreated with topical fluorides.
Dentistry

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Dentistry

Author(s): Vieira A, Lugtenborg M, Ruben JL, Huysmans MC

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Abstract Topical fluorides have been proposed for the prevention of erosive dental wear. This study evaluated the in vitro effect of a single professional application of 4\% titanium tetrafluoride (TiF4), 1\% amine fluoride (AmF) and 0.1\% difluorosilane varnish (FV) in preventing wear due to combined erosion and brushing abrasion. One hundred and eight bovine enamel samples were used. Control groups were not pretreated with any product (C), pretreated with a fluoride-free varnish (FV-bl) or pretreated with fluoride varnish and subsequently submitted to varnish removal (FV-r). Wear was modeled by submitting the fluoride-treated and control groups to 3 cycles of the following regimens: erosion/remineralization (er/remin), abrasion/remineralization (abr/remin) or erosion/abrasion/remineralization (er/abr/remin). Erosion was simulated by immersion of the samples for 10 min in citric acid 50 mM (pH 3). Abrasion was carried out for 1 min (200 strokes, load 150 g) in a wear device. Remineralization (2 h artificial saliva) took place between the cycles. Two-way ANOVA showed that there was a significant interaction (p
  • DOI: 10.1159/000092230
  • This article was published in Caries Res and referenced in Dentistry

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