Cement and Adhesives

What property is most important when choosing a dental adhesive?

July 09, 2020

Exploring the importance of balancing considerations for dental adhesives.

Dental adhesives explained

July 07, 2020

Unpacking the different iterations of adhesives and what they bring to the table, from first-generation materials to universals.

Are universal adhesives truly universal?

June 19, 2020

Universal adhesives may not be indicated for all situations.

Can a bond be too strong?

June 18, 2020

Everyone wants a strong bond, but is can there be too much of a good thing?

Key differences between bonding to dentin versus enamel

May 20, 2020

A closer look at what makes dentin bonding so much more complex than enamel bonding.

Best practices for temporary cements

May 20, 2020

Best practices for temporary cements-What to consider when selecting temporary dental cements and seating provisional restorations.

Why you should always clean restorations after try-in

April 17, 2020

The battle against contamination can mean life or death for a restoration.

How bond strengths are measured

April 17, 2020

A look at the testing procedures used to determine the bond strengths dental materials achieve

Stuck on you: The history of dental adhesives

March 24, 2020

How the dental adhesives we know and love evolved from early discoveries that changed the way we practice restorative dentistry.

What to look for when cementing thin-walled restorations

March 24, 2020

Why identifying appropriate cement choices and proper handling are key to successful results with veneers and other esthetic restorations.