Comparison of the Effect of Nd:YAG and Diode Lasers and Photodynamic Therapy on Microleakage of Class V Composite Resin Restorations

Siavash Savadi Oskoee, Parnian Alizadeh Oskoee, Elmira Jafari Navimipour, Amir Ahmad Ajami, Fatemeh Pournaghi Azar, Sahand Rikhtegaran & Melina Amini
Background and aims. Considering the importance of disinfecting dentin after cavity preparation and the possible effect of disinfection methods on induction of various reactions between the tooth structure and the adhesive restorative material, the aim of the present study was to evaluate microleakage of composite resin restorations after disinfecting the prepared dentin surface with Nd:YAG and Diode lasers and photodynamic therapy. Materials and methods. Standard Class V cavities were prepared on buccal surfaces of 96...