Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Experimental group classification

Group Tooth structure Surface condition Application method
Control Dentin Drying Distilled water was applied for 30 seconds
Salivary contamination
Enamel Drying
Salivary contamination
AF Dentin Drying A thin layer of silver fluoride (Riva Star AquaTM Step 1) was applied with light tapping using a microbrush. Immediately after, KI (Riva Star AquaTM Step 2) was applied using a microbrush until the treatment surface turned clear
Salivary contamination
Enamel Drying
Salivary contamination
DF Dentin Drying A thin layer of SDF (Riva StarTM Step 1) was applied with light tapping using a microbrush. Immediately after, KI (Riva StarTM Step 2) was applied using a microbrush until the treatment surface turned clear
Salivary contamination
Enamel Drying
Salivary contamination
NF Dentin Drying A thin layer of varnish was applied in a painting motion using a supplied brush. The varnish was kept undisturbed for four hours
Salivary contamination
Enamel Drying
Salivary contamination
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