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Incorporation of anti-inflammatory agent into calcium hydroxide pulp capping material: An in vitro study of physical and mechanical properties.
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PMID:  22277603     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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The aims of this study were to investigate the release of fluocinolone acetonide from an experimental pulp capping material containing fluocinolone acetonide (PCFA) and compare some physical and mechanical properties with Dycal(®). The PCFA is a hard-setting calcium hydroxide cement composed of 50 mmol/L fluocinolone acetonide. Conditioned media from the setting material was collected for determination of fluocinolone acetonide release by high performance liquid chromatography and pH measurement by pH meter. The setting time, compressive strength, disintegration, and acid soluble arsenic content were measured according to ISO 3107:2004. Dycal(®) was used as control. Fluocinolone acetonide could release at a range of suitable concentrations from PCFA. The pH, setting time, and acid soluble arsenic content of PCFA were significantly higher than those of Dycal(®). The compressive strength and disintegration of PCFA were comparable to control. PCFA may be considered as an alternative in pulp capping of inflamed dental pulp tissue.
Authors:
Phumisak Louwakul; Veera Lertchirakarn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental materials journal     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1881-1361     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309299     Medline TA:  Dent Mater J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Dental Biomaterials Science, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University.
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