Thermocycling effect on microhardness of laboratory composite resins

Authors

  • Sarina Maciel Braga Pereira Paulista State University/São José dos Campos
  • Anderson Almeida Castilho Paulista State University/São José dos Campos,
  • Susana María Salazar-Marocho Paulista State University/São José dos Campos
  • Karla Mychellyne Costa Oliveira Paulista State University/São José dos Campos
  • Vanessa Zulema Ccahuana Váquez
  • Marco Antonio Bottino Paulista State University, São José dos Campos

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v6i22.8642994

Keywords:

Composite resins. Microhardness. Thermocycling

Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the thermocycling effect on microhardness of laboratory composite resins. 30 disks were fabricated, 5 mm of diameter and 2mm of width, using 3 laboratory resins: G1 (n=10) - RESILAB MASTER (Wilcos-Brasil), G2 (n=10) - Vita VMLC (VITA Zahnfabrik-Germany), and G3 (n=10) - Vita Zeta (VITA Zahnfabrik-Germany). Vickers microhardness (HV) of all specimens was evaluated using a microhardness tester FM-700 (Future Tech- 50 g/10s). The specimens were measured before and after the thermocycling (3.000 times and 12.000 times - 5° /55°C±1). The microhardness values before cycling were (mean±SD): G1: 55.50±4.6; G2: 35.54±2.5; G3: 27.97±1.6.; after 3.000 thermocycles: G1: 55.54±3,9; G2: 29.92±2,73; G3:21.01±1.4 and after 12.000 cycles G1:54.27±3.2; G2: 30.91±1.6. G3: 23.81±0.9. Variance analysis (ANOVA) and Tukey’s test was accomplished (p<0,05), the highest microhardness values were observed in G1; G2 and G3 showed reduction of microhardness values. It was concluded that, after thermocycling, the tested laboratory composites resins are susceptible to the decrease of surface microhardness.

 

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Author Biographies

Sarina Maciel Braga Pereira, Paulista State University/São José dos Campos

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade Federal da Paraíba (2003), doutorado e mestrado em Odontologia Restauradora / Especialidade Prótese Dentária pela Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (2007) e especialização em Prótese Dentária UNESP/AEXAFO. Foi professora assistente das disciplinas de Prótese I, Prótese II, Materiais Dentários, Dentística I e Oclusão do Centro Universitário de João Pessoa (UNIPE). Trabalhou como cirurgiã-dentista na especialidade de Prótese Dentária no Centro Odontológico das Especialidades (COESP)

Anderson Almeida Castilho, Paulista State University/São José dos Campos,

Dr. Anderson Castilho é Cirurgião-Dentista em São José dos Campos, SP. Possui graduação em Odontologia. Atua como clínico geral.

Marco Antonio Bottino, Paulista State University, São José dos Campos

Possui graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (1968) e doutorado em Odontologia (Clínica Integrada) pela Universidade de São Paulo (1970).

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2016-01-21

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Pereira SMB, Castilho AA, Salazar-Marocho SM, Oliveira KMC, Váquez VZC, Bottino MA. Thermocycling effect on microhardness of laboratory composite resins. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2016 Jan. 21 [cited 2022 Sep. 29];6(22):1372-5. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8642994

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