Bonding to enamel and dentin: A brief history and state of the art, 1995

Edward J. Swift, Jorge Perdigão, Harald O. Heymann

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Abstract

The acid-etch technique for bonding composite resins to cnumelhas revolutionized the practice of restorative dentistry. The ability of clinicians to bond restorative materials to enamel has ftmdamentally changed such diverse areas as cavity preparation, caries prevention, and esthetic treatment options. Although bonding of resin to dentin has proved to be a difficuh challenge, ongoing advances are improving the reliability and predictability of dendnal adhesion. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief history of enamel and dentinal bonding, as well as an overview of the current state of the art.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-110
Number of pages16
JournalQuintessence international
Volume26
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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