intertubular dentin


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in·ter·tu·bu·lar den·tin

(intĕr-tūbyū-lăr dentin)
Dentin located between the dentinal tubules.
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Hosoya7 observed that on etching dentin treated with carisolv for 3 minutes resulted in dentinal tubules that were widely opened and mesh like structure was observed in the intertubular dentin.
The samples from the SCT, PCT and PNT groups had dentin tubules that were partially occluded, and there were fewer deposits or smear layers on their peritubular and intertubular dentin. In the DW and FT groups, the majority of dentin tubules were open, and there were no smear layer deposits.
Alterations such as dentinal tubule opening, removal of dentinal plugs and the organic portion of intertubular dentin, that increase the tubules' diameter and cause collagen exposure, have also been reported.
The establishment of effective interlocking occurs when the adhesive penetrates into the intratubular and intertubular dentin so that resin penetration into the conditioned dentin results in the formation of intratubular resin tags and a "hybrid layer." [1] Micromechanical attachment is the most important mechanism of resin adhesion to dentin.
However, when strong acids are applied over a long period of time, in addition to the removal of residues, there is also an excessive demineralization of the peri- and intertubular dentin. This can affect the adhesion process due to a severe break in the collagen fibrils.