Eugenol-based sealers reduced bond strength of fibre posts


This review of the impact of eugenol-based sealers on the bond strengths for fibre posts cemented to root canals included 9 in-vitro studies. The eugenol-based sealants reduced the bond strength by 0.8 MPa.

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Orthodontic bonding: is primer necessary?

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This review of in-vitro studies included 9 studies and found photo-curing time, force location, bracket area, and crosshead speed of the testing machine affected sheer bond strength. Use of adhesive resin primer did not affect bond strength.

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