Water Sorption and Solubility of Silorane Based Composite Compared to Universal Composite

Suliman Abdullah Alnujaidi

Al Yamamah Hospital, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Abdullah Aldawsari *

East Riyadh Dental Centre, Dental Services, Riyadh Second Health Cluster, Saudi Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Ahmad Assari

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences Department, College of Dentistry, Riyadh Elm University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Abdulrahman Almutlaq

Orthodontics Department, Dammam Dental Center, Ministry of Health, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Tarek A. Soliman

Department of Dental Biomaterials, Faculty of Dentistry, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Aim of Study: Investigate and compare the water sorption and solubility properties of a silorane-based composite with a universal composite. Silorane-based composites have gained attention due to their unique composition and claimed superior hydrophobicity compared to traditional universal composites. However, limited research exists comparing their water sorption and solubility characteristics.

The Study Guidelines: For water sorption and solubility testing. Specimens of both silorane-based composite and universal composite were fabricated and subjected to immersion in distilled water at 37°C for predetermined time intervals. The water sorption and solubility were measured by weighing the specimens before and after immersion and calculating the percentage change in mass. Statistical analysis was performed using independent t-tests to determine significant differences between the two composite groups.

Results: Showed that the silorane-based composite exhibited significantly lower water sorption compared to the universal composite at all tested time intervals (p < 0.05). The solubility of the silorane-based composite was also significantly lower than that of the universal composite (p < 0.05). These findings suggest that the silorane-based composite has better resistance to water sorption and solubility than the universal composite.

Conclusion: This research demonstrates that the silorane-based composite exhibits lower water sorption and solubility compared to the universal composite. These findings provide valuable insights for clinicians and researchers in the field of dental materials and may contribute to the development of more durable and hydrophobic composite materials for restorative dentistry.

Keywords: Water sorption, silorane-based composite, dental materials


How to Cite

Alnujaidi , Suliman Abdullah, Abdullah Aldawsari, Ahmad Assari, Abdulrahman Almutlaq, and Tarek A. Soliman. 2023. “Water Sorption and Solubility of Silorane Based Composite Compared to Universal Composite”. International Journal of Research and Reports in Dentistry 6 (2):100-104. https://journalijrrd.com/index.php/IJRRD/article/view/163.

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