Self cured resin adhesives:

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Wednesday 2 July 2008 with 0 comments



-filled resins (BisGMA): Ex: Panavia:

-compressive strength: 178 Mpa

-tensile strength: 45 Mpa

-unfilled resins (methylmethacrylate): Ex: C&B Metabond:

-compressive strength: low

-tensile strength: low

4 advantages of self cured resins:

  1. high strength

  2. low solubility

  3. adhesion to tooth structure

  4. low post-op sensitivity

2 disadvantages of self cured resins:

  1. high shrinkage

  2. increased cement gap at margin

Light or dual cured resin adhesives: indication: all ceramic and indirect composite restorations

Category: Dental Materials Notes

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