Effect of agitation and storage temperature on water sorption and solubility of adhesive systems

Saryta Argolo*, Paula Mathias, Thaiane Aguiar, Adriano Lima, Sara Santos, Richard Foxton, Andrea Cavalcanti

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of storage temperature and flask agitation on the water sorption (WS) and solubility (SL) of simplified adhesive systems. Seventy-two disc-shaped specimens were prepared according to the adhesive system (water/ethanol-based: Adper Single Bond 2; and water-based: One Coat Bond SL) and experimental conditions tested (mechanical agitation and storage temperature). Statistical analysis (3-way ANOVA, alpha=5%) found significantly greater WS and SL means for the water/ethanol-based system when compared to the water-based. Irrespective of factors studied, significant differences in WS and SL were noted between cold and room temperatures, with greater values been obtained at 1°C, and lower ones at 20°C. Agitation provided increased WS for both materials at all temperatures, but did not affect their SL. The mechanical agitation of the flask may negatively affect the dynamics of diffusion of simplified adhesive systems, even at extremely cold or warm temperatures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalDental Materials Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Adhesive systems
  • Longevity
  • Solubility
  • Sorption
  • Temperature


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