Effect of High-Irradiance Light Curing on Depth-of-Cure and Pulpal Temperature
59th Medical Wing San Antonio United States
The purpose of this in vitro study was to investigate the effect of rapid light curing on depth-of-cure of composite resin and temperature changes in the pulp using curing lights with high irradiance. Materials and Methods Composite resin was placed in the proximal box of a molar and cured using high-irradiance curing lights Cybird, Dentazon S.P.E.C. 3, Coltene Valo, Ultradent Flashmax P3,CMS at their maximum irradiance settings. The composite specimens were tested for hardness at 0.5-mm increments occlusal-gingivally.
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Dental Materials Journal , 01 Jan 0001, 01 Jan 0001,