Creating Antibacterial Properties in Flowable Dental Composites by Incorporation of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones


  • Mehdi Abaszadeh
  • Iman Mohammadzadeh


Microbial Sensitivity Tests, Compressive Strength, Streptococcus mutans, Composite Resins


Objective: To investigate the antibacterial, mechanical, physical properties and water sorption of flowable dental composites containing 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones. Material and Methods: 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones was synthesized and the antibacterial activity of flowable dental composites containing 0–5 wt% 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones and also of their mechanical and physical properties on flowable dental composites were investigated. Flexural strength was measured by a three-point bending test. Compressive strength (CS), Water sorption (WS) and depth of cure (DOC) were investigated. The data were analyzed by One-way ANOVA test. The level of significance was determined as p<0.01. Results: The direct contact test demonstrates that by increasing the 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones content, the bacterial growth is significantly diminished (p<0.001). The average flexural strength results show that with increasing 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones until 3% in the composite, no significant difference was observed in flexural strength (p>0.001) and the mean of compressive strength results show no significant difference between 0-4% groups (p>0.001). The mean of water sorption and depth of cure results shows no significant difference between groups (p>0.001). Conclusion: Incorporation of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones into flowable resin composites in 3% wt can reduce the activity of Streptococcus mutans.


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Abaszadeh, M. ., & Mohammadzadeh, I. . (2021). Creating Antibacterial Properties in Flowable Dental Composites by Incorporation of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones. Pesquisa Brasileira Em Odontopediatria E Clínica Integrada, 21, e0069. Retrieved from



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