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Destructive effects of citric acid, lactic acid and acetic acid on primary enamel microhardness

  title={Destructive effects of citric acid, lactic acid and acetic acid on primary enamel microhardness},
  author={Ali Nozari and Adel Rahmati and Zeinab Shamsaei and Abolfazl Hashemi and Mk Layeghnejad and Sara Zamaheni},
  journal={Shahid Beheshti University Dental Journal},
Objective: This study aimed to assess the destructive effects of citric acid, lactic acid and acetic acid produced from the fermentation of foods on primary teeth enamel. Methods: This in vitro, experimental study was conducted on 24 sound primary teeth. The teeth were polished with a fine abrasive paper under running water. Tooth pieces measuring 3×4×3mm were cut out of the teeth and stored in 100% humidity until the experiment. The specimens were divided into 3 groups (n=8) and immersed in… 

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