Research Paper (postgraduate) from the year 2012 in the subject Medicine - Dentistry, University of Mosul (Department of Prosthetic Dentistry/ College of Dentistry), language: English, abstract: The total number of samples (45) were divided into three main groups cured according to three curing cycles (The standard short cycle, rapid was subdivided into three subgroup: The control group (without additives), samples prepared with the addition of Nigella Sativa , and samples prepared with the addition of Thyme oil. Color was measured for all the samples. Results were analyzed statistically by (Descriptive statistics, ANOVA and Duncan's multiple range test) and showed that both additives(Nigella Sativa and Thyme oil) showed significant changes in the color of denture base. conclusion Both additives (Nigella sativa and Thyme oil) showed significant changes in the color of acrylic resin denture base material. The addition of Thyme oil to the samples cured by the regular heat curing cycle showed color change (?E=3.376) in relation to the standard (ADA) cycle which is an acceptable range in vitro. This study were to evaluate the effect of Nigella sativa and Thyme oil on The color of Acrylic Resin Denture Base Material.
Amer A. Taqa: Professor at Dental Basic Science, College dentistry, Mosul University, Iraq. Have PhD degree in Dental chemistry. He has published more 100 researches papers in national and international academic journals and authored 22 books. His research interests include dental chemistry, medical chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. He is editorial member in more than 140 international journals. He Nominated as a member of the organizing committees for a number of international and local conferences. E-mail: email@example.com Publons: https://publons.com/a/331136 ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3104-0078