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Table 1 Surface treatment groups

From: Flexural strength of a pressable lithium disilicate ceramic: influence of surface treatments

Group Surface treatment
C No treatment
H Etching with 5% HF
HC Etching with 5% HF, silanization, and cementation
N Etching with 5% HF, neutralization with SB, silanization, and cementation
U Etching with 5% HF, ultrasonic cleaning bath in distillated water, silanization, and cementation
NU Etching with 5% HF, neutralization with SB, ultrasonic cleaning bath in distillated water, silanization and cementation
  1. Legend: Surface treatments used in this study (n = 10).