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Charcoal-Containing Dentifrice and its Effect on the Tooth and Glass Ionomer Restoration Interface
[Technical Report, Master's Thesis]
UNIFORMED SERVICES UNIV OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES BETHESDA MD
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This study compared the effects of charcoal-containing and charcoal free dentifrices on the integrity of tooth-to-restoration interface. A secondary aim observed color shade change before and after a two-year tooth-brushing simulation. Methods Bovine incisors N20 were extracted and stored in 0.05 sodium azide solution. Teeth were restored with a Class V preparation design using conventional glass ionomer, then divided into two groups 10 charcoal vs. 10 charcoal-free
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