Decoloration of 1% methylene blue solution in contact with dental filling materials.

@article{Wu1998DecolorationO1,
  title={Decoloration of 1% methylene blue solution in contact with dental filling materials.},
  author={M -K Wu and Evangelos G. Kontakiotis and Paul Wesselink},
  journal={Journal of dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 7},
  pages={585-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Leakage studies have been performed frequently, since a tight seal provided by various dental fillings has been considered clinically important. The dye penetration experiment using a methylene blue solution as a tracer is one of the most common methods applied in these types of studies. The stability of the colour of methylene blue in contact with six dental filling materials was observed. METHODS Silicon rubber tubes and human tooth roots of 10 mm in length and 1.5 mm inner… CONTINUE READING

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