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Light-curing of dental resins with GaN violet laser diode: The effect of photoinitiator on mechanical strength.
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PMID:  21344248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether a Gallium Nitride (GaN) -based violet laser diode (VLM500) could be used as a light source for light-cured dental resins. Three experimental unfilled resins containing different photoinitiators (camphorquinone, CQ; phenyl propanedione, PPD; or mono acylphosphineoxide, MAPO) were evaluated. These resins were light-cured with a VLM500 laser diode, and their ultimate micro-tensile strengths (μTS) were compared to those cured with three different LED light sources (Curenos, G-Light Prima-normal mode and G-Light Prima-PL mode). The VLM500 produced high μTS values in all three resins, and we concluded that this violet laser diode can be used as a light source for light-cured dental resin materials.
Atsushi Kameyama; Hitoshi Hatayama; Junji Kato; Akiko Haruyama; Hiromi Teraoka; Yasuaki Takase; Masao Yoshinari; Masatake Tsunoda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lasers in medical science     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1435-604X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8611515     Medline TA:  Lasers Med Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Oral Health Science Center HRC7, Tokyo Dental College, Chiba, Japan,
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