Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Research ArticleVolume 2 Issue 3

The Antibacterial and Shear Peel Bond Strength Properties of Different Dental Luting Cements

Tutku Deniz Bora1, Resmiye Ebru Tirali1*, Sevi Burçak Cehreli1, B Cenk Balcik2 and J Sedef Gocmen3

1Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey

*Corresponding Author: Resmiye Ebru Tirali, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey.

Received: December 26, 2017; Published: February 22, 2018

Citation: Resmiye Ebru Tirali., et al. “The Antibacterial and Shear Peel Bond Strength Properties of Different Dental Luting Cements”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.3 (2018).


Aim: The purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the shear peel bond strength of four different kinds of dental luting cements [Conventional Glass Ionomer Cement (CGIC), Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement (RMGIC), Glass Carbomer Luting Cement (GCC) and Dual Cure Resin Cement (RC)] and assess the remnant and antibacterial characteristics.

Methods: In the shear peel bond strength test part of the study, stainless steel bands were cemented to 80 extracted permanent molar teeth randomly by using one of four tested cements (20 per group). The force needed for debonding was evaluated by using a universal testing machine. After the debonding test, Adhesive Remnant Index (ARI) was applied. The antibacterial effect of the cements on the selected bacterias (S. mutans and C. albicans) were tested with agar diffusion test.

Results: RC showed the highest and GCC showed the lowest shear peel bond strength among all luting cements. As for the antibacterial effects, the RMGIC cement group was the only cement which showed antibacterial effect on C. albicans. All cements showed some antibacterial effect on S. mutans; however, GCC didn’t show any antibacterial effect on S. mutans and C. albicans.

Conclusion: The findings show that different types of luting cements may be preferred according to the characteristics of the individual.

Keywords: Glass Ionomer Cement; Shear Peel Bond Strength; Glass Carbomer; Dual Cure Resin Cement; Adhesive Remnant Index (ARI)

Copyright: © 2018 Resmiye Ebru Tirali., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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