Etching time and bonding of adhesive systems to dentine of primary teeth

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This review the influence of reducing the etching time on the dentine of primary teeth for bonding with etch-and-rinse and self-etching adhesive systems included 8 laboratory studies. The findings suggest that that reductions in acid-etching and primer application did not impact the immediate bond strength.

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Molar-Incisor Hypomineralisation: Bonding to Adhesive Materials

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Manas Dave in his debut blog for the Dental Elf looks at a review on bonding of adhesive materials to molar-incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) affected enamel. 10 studies were included only 4 of which were clinical so the findings need to be interpreted cautiously.

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Eugenol-based sealers reduced bond strength of fibre posts

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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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