Current Issues of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

A chemical activity evaluation of two dental calcium silicate-based materials

Curr Issues Pharm Med Sci., Vol. 28, No. 2, Pages 89-91

Renata Chalas1, Ewelina Mielko2, Joanna Zubrzycka-Wrobel1, Jakub Nowak3

1 Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Medical University of Lublin, Karmelicka 7, 20-081 Lublin, Poland
2 Private Dental Practice in Krakow, Poland
3 Deapartment of Chemistry, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

DOI: 10.1515/cipms-2015-0051


Calcium silicate-based materials are interesting products widely used in dentistry. The study was designed to compare the chemical reaction between analyzed two preparates and dentin during cavity lining. In our work, dentinal discs were prepared from human extracted teeth filled with Biodentine and MTA+. The samples were then analyzed by way of SEM, EDS and Raman spectroscopy. The obtained results revealed differences in elemental composition between both materials. Biodentine showed higher activity in contact with dentine. Moreover, the interfacial layer in the tooth filled by Biodentine was wider than that in the tooth filled with MTA+. The applied methods of analysis confirmed that both materials have a bioactive potential which is a promising ability.


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cavity lining, Biodentine, mineral trioxide aggregate, MTA+.


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