Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Bandhe, Dr. Shweta


An In-Vitro Stereomicroscopic Evaluation of Microleakage in Class II Open-Sandwich Restoration Using Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement & Zirconomer

Dr. Shrikant Parakh, Dr. Ankita Parakh,Dr. Nihar Ranjan Naik; Dr. Shweta Bandhe; Dr. Keyura Parakh, Dr. Gagan Madan

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 8516-8524

Context: Evaluation of microleakage is important for assessing the success of newer
restorative materials. Aim: To evaluate & compare microleakage in deep class II restorations
using open-sandwich technique with two different liners at tooth-liner interface & linerrestoration
interface. Materials & Method: Forty non-carious premolars were selected and
randomly divided into two groups (n=20). A mesio-occlusal class II cavity preparation was
made with the cervical margin 0.5-1mm below the cemento-enamel junction in all the samples.
Zirconomer was used as base in Group I and Resin modified glass ionomer cement (RMGIC)
in Group II followed by composite resin restoration in both the groups. Teeth were then
subjected to thermocycling in 5°C and 55°C water baths. Root apices were sealed and samples
were immersed in 0.5% methylene blue dye. Teeth were sectioned in mesio-distal direction and
observed under stereomicroscope. The data was collected and results were analyzed using
Mann Whitney U test. Results: Zirconomer showed significantly higher microleakage (p<
0.05) as compared to RMGIC at tooth and liner interface. Statistically non-significant
difference (p>0.05) was observed between the groups at the liner-restoration interface