This study evaluated the effect of 10% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) as deproteinizing agent and storage media on bond strength (BS) of two etch-and-rinse adhesive systems to dentin. Twenty-eight sound extracted human third molars were divided in four groups (n = 7), according to dentin treatment (conventional etching or etching followed by 10% NaOCl application) and adhesive systems (GB—Gluma 2Bond and OS—One-Step). After dentin treatments and adhesive application, a composite block was built-up on dentin surface and teeth were serially sectioned to obtain bonded sticks specimens. The sticks were submitted to three aging conditions: (24H) 24 hr in water (immediate), (SH) 3 hr of NaOCl accelerated-aging or (1Y) 1 year of water storage. Afterward, submitted to microtensile bond strength test (μTBS), failure modes and adhesive interfaces analyzes. Data were analyzed by two-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Tukey's test (α =.05). Dentin deproteinization before bonding significantly reduced μTBS for GB-treated group (p <.05), regardless the aging conditions. Water storage for 1 year (1Y) and NaOCl accelerated-aging (SH) decreased μTBS for both adhesives. Yet, the groups stored in NaOCl (SH) exhibited the lowest BS results (p <.05). Bond strength of deproteinized dentin was dependent on the adhesive system composition and NaOCl accelerated-aging promoted decreased bond strength and further degradation than water storage for 1 year.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Microscopy Research and Technique|
|State||Published - 1 Feb 2020|
- bonding systems
- deproteinized dentin
- hybrid layer
- sodium hypochlorite