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Table 2 Mean and standard deviation of the micro-tensile bond strength (µTBS in MPa) for the modified experimental adhesives, and the commercial adhesive after one week of storage in artificial saliva and 9 months of storage in artificial saliva

From: pH-dependent delivery of chlorhexidine from PGA grafted mesoporous silica nanoparticles at resin-dentin interface

Groups One week in AS (pH 7.4) 9 months in AS (pH 7.4)
25:50 CHX/MSN 38.2 ± 5.9 A (a) 29.2 ± 7.8 A (a)
50:50 CHX/MSN 36.4 ± 7.2 A (a) 22.8 ± 6.5 B (b)
25:50:50 CHX/MSN-PLGA 39.7 ± 7.4 A (a) 28.7 ± 5.0 A (b)
50:50:50 CHX/MSN-PLGA 31.8 ± 6.3 B (a) 19.4 ± 7.6 B (b)
MSN-PLGA/Blank 32.5 ± 6.0 B (a) 18.1 ± 9.8 B (b)
Commercial adhesive (Scotchbond™ bond, 3 M ESPE) 42.3 ± 5.8 A (a) 28.5 ± 7.7 A (b)
  1. Dissimilar uppercase letters (A–E) show statistical significance at p < 0.05 within each column
  2. Dissimilar lowercase letters (a–c) show statistical significance at p < 0.05 within each row