Home Subscription Services

Quintessence International
QI Home Page
About the Editor
Editorial Board
Accepted Manuscripts
Author Guidelines
Submission Form
Reprints / Articles
Quintessence Publishing: Journals: QI
Quintessence International

Edited by Eli Eliav

ISSN 0033-6572 (print) • ISSN 1936-7163 (online)

September 1993
Volume 24 , Issue 9

Share Abstract:

Adhesives and nonshrinking dental resins of the future


Pages: 632-640
PMID: 8272501

Much attention has been directed toward producing dentinal adhesives that withstand the forces involved during polymerization shrinkage of composite resins. Studies have shown that an effective dentin-adhesive bond depends on the wetting and penetration characteristics of the dentinal adhesive system and the reactivity of the treated dentinal surface. The structure of the collagen in the demineralized dentinal layer also seems to influence the behavior of the bond. Adhe4sive systems that do not completely denature the fibrous collagen and leave interwoven banded collagen in the demineralized layer produce superior bond strengths (greater than 20 MPa). Other research efforts seek to develop a nonshrinking high-per formance polymer for use as a marix material for dental composite resins. Spiroorthocarbonates that expand during polymerization have been developed. In combination with a three-component epoxy comonomer, matrix resins have been produced that expand during polymerization and whose mechanical properties, water sorption, solubility, and degree of polymerization are acceptable for dental use. Further developments of nonshrinking composite resins and improved dentinal adhesives will greatly increase the longevity of 21st-century composite resin restorations and should significantly ease clinical placement.

Full Text PDF File | Order Article


Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  © 2017 Quintessence Publishing Co Inc

Home | Subscription Services | Books | Journals | Multimedia | Events | Blog
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Contact Us | Advertising | Help | Sitemap | Catalog