Example sentences for: ionomer

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  • At the time the first ceramic Procera crowns were introduced, ceramic restorations were often cemented with zinc phosphate or glass ionomer cements, despite the fact that research had started to show the advantages with resin bonded ceramic restorations [ 10 ] . Resin bonding was achieved by first etching the ceramic surface with hydrofluoric acid and treating the ceramic surface with a silane [ 10 ] . However, acid etching did not work on the hydrofluoric acid resistant Al 2 O 3 copings.

  • These ZrO 2 copings, like the Procera copings, cannot be etched because of the acid resistance of ZrO 2 . Although a resin-based cement such as Panavia is the recommended luting agent for Denzir at the present time, there is an interest in determining whether zinc phosphate and glass ionomer cements are acceptable alternatives.

  • As a consequence, dentists felt more comfortable with using zinc phosphate and glass ionomer cements, something that facilitated the introduction of Procera crowns.

  • A total of 14% of the crowns came loose during the observation period and were recemented [ 13 ] . It is important to realize that these crowns were not included in the failure frequency [ 13 ] . However, the published results [ 13 ] suggest that the use of zinc phosphate and/or glass ionomer cement is not a major factor considered contributing to permanent failures of Procera crowns.

  • Today, we know the outcome of cementing Procera crowns with zinc phosphate and glass ionomer cements [ 11 13 ] . Of the placed 87 crowns, 79 had been cemented with zinc phosphate cement and the remaining 8 crowns with glass ionomer.


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