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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2018: 74.52

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2019, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part B

Effect of beverages on color stability of resin composites: An in vitro study

AUTHOR(S): Ruchi Gupta, Arvind Bhatheja, Ashvin G John, Midhun Ramchandran, Afnan Ajaz Raina, Akankshita Behera and Nitish Mittal
ABSTRACT:
Background: Consumption of certain beverages may affect the esthetic and physical properties of the resin composite, thereby undermining the quality of restorations.
Aim: To analyze the effect of four beverages (tea, Coca-Cola, haldi and lemonade) on color stability of two different types of resin composites in vitro.
Materials and Methods: A nano hybrid composite Filtek Z 350 and a microhybrid composite Spectrum 3D was used for veneer preparation. Each material was randomly divided into four equal subgroups of 10 samples each according to the beverages used (tea, Coca-Cola, haldi and lemonade). The samples were immersed in each beverage for 10 minutes each day. Colour change was observed by spectrophotometer.
Statistical analysis used: One way ANOVA and posthoc LSD tests were used to find the difference in color change in the two resin composites when immersed in different beverages.
Results: Spectrum 3D resin composites showed less colour change as compared to Filtek Z 350 in different beverages. When discoloration in different beverages was considered, maximum discoloration took place in Haldi followed by Lemonade, Coca-Cola and Tea respectively.
Conclusion: The effect of interaction of different resin composites and various beverages depend on a multitude of factors. The color match of esthetic restorations in the oral cavity is affected by dietary habits.
Pages: 92-95  |  352 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ruchi Gupta, Arvind Bhatheja, Ashvin G John, Midhun Ramchandran, Afnan Ajaz Raina, Akankshita Behera, Nitish Mittal. Effect of beverages on color stability of resin composites: An in vitro study. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(2):92-95.
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