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Original Research Article

Year: 2018 | Month: June | Volume: 8 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 65-74

Marginal Adaptation of Bulk-Fill versus Layered Resin Composite Restorations

Abdullah Assiri1, Abdulrahman Alomairy1, Nashaat M. Magdy2

1Intern, 2Assistant Professor of Conservative Dental Science,
College of Dentistry, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University, KSA

Corresponding Author: Nashaat M. Magdy


Objectives: This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the marginal adaptation of class II (MOD) bulk-fill Tetric EvoCeram, SonicFill bulk-fill resin composite, and layered Filtek Z250 resin composite restorations.
Materials and Methods: Thirty MOD cavities were prepared in extracted human molar teeth. The cavities were divided into three groups (n=10) according to the restorative material used (Sonic fill, Tetric Evoceram Bulk fill and Filtek Z250). Marginal adaptation was evaluated using scanning electron microscope.
Results: There were no significant differences (P<0.05) between the tested bulk fill restorative materials (Sonic Fill and Tetric Evoceram Bulk fill) and the conventional one (Filtek Z250).
Conclusions: Bulk fill restorative materials (Sonic fill& Tetric Evoceram Bulk fill) showed marginal adaptation like that of conventional resin based composite.

Key words: Bulk Fill, Marginal adaptation, Scanning Electron Microscope, Incremental.

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