Potential of 5% tamarind extract gel as an etching agent: tensile strength and scanning electron microscope (SEM) evaluation

Background: Acid etching is a stage in obtaining bonds between composites and enamel. The application of acid to the enamel surface, however, can cause dissolution of hydroxyapatite and demineralisation of the enamel surface. Phosphoric acid, a strong acid, is an etching material that can reduce ena...

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Main Authors: Erawati Wulandari, Faiqatin Cahya Ramadhani, Nadie Fatimatuzzahro
Format: Article
Published: Universitas Airlangga 2020-03-01
Series:Dental Journal: Majalah Kedokteran Gigi
Online Access:https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/MKG/article/view/17752