Short-term contamination of luting cements by water and saliva.

  title={Short-term contamination of luting cements by water and saliva.},
  author={Philippe Mojon and R Kaltio and D Feduik and E B Hawbolt and Michael I MacEntee},
  journal={Dental materials : official publication of the Academy of Dental Materials},
  volume={12 2},
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the effect of water, artificial saliva and natural saliva on the hardening process of three dental luting cements. METHODS Cement samples, 1 mm thick and 5 mm in diameter, were subjected to various storage conditions in an oven maintained at 37 degrees C. Some samples were aged in 100% humidity or water… CONTINUE READING