Effect of Toothpaste Fluoride Concentration on Color Stability of Resin Composites: An In Vitro Study


  • Soma Faridi
  • Elham Ahmadi
  • Ladan Ranjbar Omrani
  • Faezeh Aghajani


Color, Composite Resins, Fluorides, Toothpastes


Objective: To investigate the effects of two different dentifrice fluoride concentrations on the color stability of the composite. Material and Methods: Twenty-seven specimens (2×4×5 mm) each of microfilled (Gradia, GC, Japan) and nanohybrid (Grandio, VOCO, Germany) composites were prepared. The specimens were randomly divided into six groups (control, Fluoflor caries protection toothpaste with 1450ppm Fluoride (EXW, France), and Fluoflor kids toothpaste with 500ppm Fluoride (EXW, France) (n = 9). The specimens were immersed in a mixture of artificial saliva and toothpaste in a ratio of 1:3 and applied for 60 seconds every 12 hours for 42 days. The control samples were incubated in artificial saliva at 37°C. Primary and secondary color measurements were performed using color parameters (L∗a∗b) with a spectrophotoshade (MHT Optic Research AG, Niederhasli, Switzerland). Data were analyzed using a two-way analysis of variance at a significance level of 0.05. Results: According to the two-way ANOVA analysis, there was no significant difference in color change between the composites and no difference in the level of discoloration between different fluoride concentrations(p>0.05). Also, None of the dentifrices caused clinically significant color changes (ΔE˂3.3). Conclusion: No clinically unacceptable color changes were observed in the microfilled and nanofilled composites with different concentrations of fluoride toothpaste.


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Faridi, S., Ahmadi, E., Omrani, L. R., & Aghajani, F. (2024). Effect of Toothpaste Fluoride Concentration on Color Stability of Resin Composites: An In Vitro Study. Pesquisa Brasileira Em Odontopediatria E Clínica Integrada, 24, e220192. Retrieved from https://revista.uepb.edu.br/PBOCI/article/view/3146



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