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dc.contributor.authorItthagarun, A
dc.contributor.authorWei, SHY
dc.contributor.authorWefel, JS
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:18:48Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:18:48Z
dc.date.issued1999
dc.date.modified2008-05-02T06:49:20Z
dc.identifier.issn0020-6539
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/18421
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the 'calcium fluoride-like reaction products' formed, both on the surface and in the subsurface caries-like lesions of enamel, from different commercial dentifrices manufactured locally from developed and developing countries. The experiment was conducted by using the in vitro single-section technique under the pH-cycling system used for 10 days. The tested dentifrices include; Maxam DFP Maxam Tartar Controls, First, Tianqui Medicated (China); Vicco Vajradenti (India); Colgate MFP2. Crest Tartar Control (USA); and a non-fluoride dentifrice, Jie Yin (China) used as control. The surface and subsurface of the lesions, before and after treatment, were examined using scanning electron microscopy. Varying degrees of fine globular patterns of calcium fluoride-like material were observed on the enamel surfaces of five out of eight groups and in the subsurface of four groups. Two treatment groups showed a 'similar appearance' compared with the control and untreated groups. This study suggests and supports that, when compared with 'multinational dentifrices', some Chinese and Indian dentifrices manufactured locally failed to induce the typical morphological appearance of globules as seen with fluoride dentifrices.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherFDI World Dental
dc.publisher.placeEngland
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom352
dc.relation.ispartofpageto360
dc.relation.ispartofjournalInternational Dental Journal
dc.relation.ispartofvolume49
dc.subject.fieldofresearchDentistry
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1105
dc.titleMorphology of enamel initial lesion treated with different commercial dentifrices using a pH cycling model : scanning electron microscopy observations
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.date.issued1999
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorItthagarun, Anut


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