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Protective effect of different tetrafluorides on erosion of pellicle-free and pellicle-covered enamel and dentine


Wiegand, Annette; Meier, Werner; Sutter, E; Magalhães, Ana C; Becker, Klaus; Roos, Malgorzata; Attin, Thomas (2008). Protective effect of different tetrafluorides on erosion of pellicle-free and pellicle-covered enamel and dentine. Caries Research, 42(4):247-254.

Abstract

The aim was to analyze the protective effects of titanium, zirconium and hafnium tetrafluorides on erosion of pellicle-free and pellicle-covered enamel and dentine in vitro. Eight groups of 20 specimens each of bovine enamel and bovine dentine were prepared. Half the specimens in each group were immersed in human saliva for 2 h for pellicle formation. Specimens were then left untreated (controls) or were treated for 120 s with TiF(4), ZrF(4) or HfF(4) solutions (0.4 or 1%) or 1.25% AmF/NaF gel. All specimens were eroded by exposure to hydrochloric acid, pH 2.6, for 25 min. Cumulative calcium release into the acid was monitored in consecutive 30-second intervals for 5 min, then at 2-min intervals up to a total erosion time of 25 min using the Arsenazo III procedure. Data were analyzed by ANOVA. 1% TiF(4) solution offered the best protective effect, especially in dentine (reduction of calcium loss about 50% at 25 min). 1% ZrF(4), 1% HfF(4) and 0.4% TiF(4) also reduced calcium loss, but to a lesser extent. Long-term effects were limited to dentine, while reduction of enamel erosion (about 25%) was restricted to 1-min erosion. The fluoride gel had a protective effect only in dentine. The efficacy of the tetrafluorides was influenced by the presence of the pellicle layer, in that the protection against dentine erosion by TiF(4) and ZrF(4) was greater on pellicle-covered specimens. Tetrafluoride solutions, especially 1% TiF(4), could decrease dental erosion, but were more effective on dentine than on enamel.

The aim was to analyze the protective effects of titanium, zirconium and hafnium tetrafluorides on erosion of pellicle-free and pellicle-covered enamel and dentine in vitro. Eight groups of 20 specimens each of bovine enamel and bovine dentine were prepared. Half the specimens in each group were immersed in human saliva for 2 h for pellicle formation. Specimens were then left untreated (controls) or were treated for 120 s with TiF(4), ZrF(4) or HfF(4) solutions (0.4 or 1%) or 1.25% AmF/NaF gel. All specimens were eroded by exposure to hydrochloric acid, pH 2.6, for 25 min. Cumulative calcium release into the acid was monitored in consecutive 30-second intervals for 5 min, then at 2-min intervals up to a total erosion time of 25 min using the Arsenazo III procedure. Data were analyzed by ANOVA. 1% TiF(4) solution offered the best protective effect, especially in dentine (reduction of calcium loss about 50% at 25 min). 1% ZrF(4), 1% HfF(4) and 0.4% TiF(4) also reduced calcium loss, but to a lesser extent. Long-term effects were limited to dentine, while reduction of enamel erosion (about 25%) was restricted to 1-min erosion. The fluoride gel had a protective effect only in dentine. The efficacy of the tetrafluorides was influenced by the presence of the pellicle layer, in that the protection against dentine erosion by TiF(4) and ZrF(4) was greater on pellicle-covered specimens. Tetrafluoride solutions, especially 1% TiF(4), could decrease dental erosion, but were more effective on dentine than on enamel.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Dental Medicine > Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology
04 Faculty of Medicine > Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI)
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:21 Nov 2008 15:09
Last Modified:07 Jul 2016 10:10
Publisher:Karger
ISSN:0008-6568
Publisher DOI:10.1159/000135669
PubMed ID:18523383
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-4770

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