Antibacterial properties of self-etching dental adhesive systems.

  title={Antibacterial properties of self-etching dental adhesive systems.},
  author={Osnat Feuerstein and Shlomo Matalon and Hagay Slutzky and Ervin Itzhak Weiss},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  volume={138 3},
  pages={349-54; quiz 396-8}
BACKGROUND Dental adhesives with antibacterial properties may reduce recurrent or secondary caries. The authors conducted a study to examine the immediate and long-lasting antibacterial properties of four self-etching adhesive systems. METHODS The authors used the agar diffusion test (ADT) and direct contact test (DCT) to measure the antibacterial properties of AdheSe (Ivoclar Vivadent, Schaan, Liechtenstein), Adper Prompt L-Pop (3M ESPE, Seefeld, Germany), Clearfil Protect Bond (Kuraray… CONTINUE READING


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