International Journal of Dentistry / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

In Vivo Disintegration of Four Different Luting Agents

Table 1

In vivo disintegration studies on luting cements.

Author, yearExposed cement surface areaDurationCementDisintegration

Norman et al. [2], 1969Large cavity extending from lower premolar to molar region30 daysZnP
S
ZOE/EBA
5–30 mg/cm2
0 mg/cm2
20–100 mg/cm2

Richter and Ueno [3], 1975 3 mm diameter12 monthsSP
ZnP
ZOE/EBA
PC
SP<ZP<PC ZOE/EBA

Osborne et al. [4], 1978 0.82 mm diameter6 monthsSP
ZnP
ZOE/EBA
PC
SP<ZP<PC< ZOE/EB

Mitchem and Gronas [5], 1978 2 mm diameter6 monthsGIC
SP
ZnP
PC
200 μm
350 μm
600 μm
930 μm

Sidler and Strub [20], 1983 0.8 mm diameter14 monthsGIC
ZnP
40–100 μm
500 μm

Roulet and Wälti [8], 1984 1.5 mm diameter28 monthsGIC
R (Adaptic)
R (Adaptic + Soflex disc)
0,041 mm
0,0086 mm
0,01 mm

Phillips et al. [19], 1987 0.8 mm diameter6–12 monthsGIC
SP
PC (High ratio of powder to liquid) ZnP
GIC<SP<PC< ZP

Pluim et al. [7], 1984 1.3 mm diameter6 monthsGIC
ZnP
PC
0,5–1 μm/week
20–22 μm/week
18–30 μm/week

Hersek and Canay [10], 1996 5 mm diameter8 monthsPC
ZnP
GIC
GIC<ZP<PC

ZOE/EBA, zinc oxide eugenol reinforced with ethoxybenzoic acid; S, silicate cement; SP, silicophosphate cement; PC, polycarboxylate cement; ZnP, zinc phosphate cement; GIC, glass ionomer cement; R, composite resin.

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