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European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Efficacy of Various Disinfecting Agents on the Reduction of Bacteria from the Surface of Silicone and Polyether Impression Materials

Abstract

Abstract -The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of different disinfectants on the reduction of two resistant bacteria from the surface of impression materials. Impressions were made of a sterile metal model of the edentulous maxillary arch which had been contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus and Enterecoccus faecalis. The impressions were cultured before and after disinfection with 0.525 % sodium hypochlorite, Gludex and Mikrozid spray disinfectant. For each of the three impression materials and the two microorganisms, spray disinfectant was found to be less effective than either sodium hypochlorite or Gludex.

KEY WORDS: Impression material; microbiology; disinfection; disinfectants

Authors

Bilge Turhan Bal, Handan Yılmaz, Cemal Aydın, Funda Doğruman Al, Nedim Sultan

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