compomer

A type of translucent hybrid dental resin which has the benefits of composites and of glass ionomers which are used for restorations of molars and cosmetic procedures

com·po·mer

(kom'pŏ-mĕr)
Material used for cementation of fixed crowns and bridges and also for some dental restorations. Combines the benefits of composite materials with glass ionomer cements.
[composite + polymer]

com·po·mer

(kom'pŏ-mĕr)
Material used for cementation of fixed crowns and bridges and also for some dental restorations; combines benefits of composite materials with glass ionomer cements.
[composite + polymer]
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One such recent study conducted in an unspecified type of deep mandibular primary molar cavities, restored with a compomer and followed for one year, showed a 97-100% success of IPT [Orhan et al.
Various esthetic restorations have been in use in dental practice for the past few decades and more recently Resin Reinforced Glass Ionomer, Compomer and Nanocomposite are gaining popularity.
The restorative materials used included a glass ionomer, compomer, and three composites including a flowable, nanohybrid, and hybrid.
After laser preparation, all cavities were filled with compomer according to the manufacturer's instructions without acid etching.
As with the original Gluma Desensitizer, Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel is intended for use as pretreatment to priming and bonding in direct composite restorations and as pretreatment prior to placing compomer or amalgam restorations.
Fluoride release and cariostatic ability of a compomer and a resin-modified glass ionomer cement used for orthodontic bonding.
The spread of restorative materials chosen by the dentists comprised: glass ionomer cement (69%); amalgam (8%); compomer (5%); composite (11%); PMC with tooth preparation (1%); and fissure sealant (2%).
Compomer materials have been developed in order to eliminate these disadvantages [Gungor et al.
This was as a randomized single blind clinical trial to compare the clinical criteria of retention, marginal integrity and presence of caries of sealants based on Bis-GMA, compomer, and ormocer used to seal permanent first permanent molars [FPMs] over a 2-year period.
The compomer facings were replaced with belleGlass NG veneers which were cemented onto the maxillary incisors and mandibular anterior teeth using Adhesive By Choice (ABC) system under rubber dam on two separate visits.
In vitro study of penetration of flowable resin composite and compomer into occlusal fissures.