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Expires: Tuesday, December 31, 2024
By Sheri B. Doniger, DDS
Commercial Supporter: BISCO, Inc.
The success or failure of a dental restoration depends on many factors. Confidence in cementation protocol is a key factor in long-term restorative success. Permanent cements have been around since the early years of dentistry. This article summarizes the cements available as well as newer options for use with many different substrates.
Explain the mechanisms of adhesion for the many luting agents on the market.
Evaluate available cements for specific procedures.
Describe the characteristics of an ideal cement.
Explain the rationale for reading the manufacturer's submitted technique before use.
About the Author
Sheri B. Doniger, DDS, Private Practice, Lincolnwood, IllinoisDownload FREE eBook now!