Smear Layer

Known as: Layer, Smear, Smear Layer [Disease/Finding] 
Adherent debris produced when cutting the enamel or dentin in cavity preparation. It is about 1 micron thick and its composition reflects the… (More)
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1978-2017
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Various organic acids, ultrasonic instruments, and lasers have been used to remove the smear layer from the surface of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Various organic acids, ultrasonic instruments, and lasers have been used to remove the smear layer from the surface of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of dentin smear layers created by various abrasives on the adhesion of a self-etching primer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
AIM To evaluate smear layer removal by different irrigating solutions under ultrasonic agitation. METHODOLOGY Twenty recently… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE This study examined, with the use of transmission electron microscopy (TEM), the aggressiveness of three self-etching… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE The objectives of this study were (1) to determine the depth of demineralization into intact dentin using several self… (More)
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2000
2000
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of ethylene glycol-bis (beta-aminoethyl ether)-N,N,N', N'-tetraacetic acid… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
AIM The effects of three endodontic irrigants and two types of laser on a smear layer created by hand instrumentation were… (More)
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1997
1997
Coronal microleakage may be a major factor in the etiology of treatment failure. This study examined the effect of obturation… (More)
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1981
1981
The results of this study permit the following conclusions: 1. The use of dilute (6%) citric acid for very short time intervals… (More)
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