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Adhesive Dentistry's 'Secret' Weapon Adhesive Dentistry's 'Secret' Weapon

Author(s):

Robert A. Lowe, DDS

Date Added:

8/31/2009


Summary:

One of the best “well-kept secrets” in this day of dentin adhesive dentistry is the use of glass ionomer cements (GICs) in both the direct and indirect restorative processes. Since their discovery, GICs have been one of the most widely researched of all dental materials. In many countries of the world, GIC presents the restorative material of choice, because of its low cost and anticariogenic properties. According to Dr. Hien Ngo, glass ionomer cement forms a “chemically fused seal to dentin” that many regard as superior to dentin adhesive technology.

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