acid etch technique

acid etch technique

the use of dilute acid, commonly phosphoric acid, on teeth to improve their ability to retain restorative materials.
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9 There is weak evidence that a flowable is likely to result in modest time savings when compared with the conventional acid etch technique used composite adhesive (high viscosity).
Traumatic fracture restorations: an alternative use of the acid etch technique.
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With the introduction of acid etch technique by Buonocore (1955), (2) interest was generated in PLV.
Since the introduction of the acid etch technique by Buonocore (1) the bonding of orthodontic attachments to acid etched enamel has become an accepted clinical procedure.
Among luting agents, Glass-ionomer cements (GIC) (77%) was the most popular luting agent and resin cements (40%) used by acid etch technique was labeled to be the most irritant luting agent leading to post-operative sensitivity.
12 This might be the reason of 40% clinicians reporting the post-operative sensitivity associated with resin based cements used via acid etch technique followed by Zinc phosphate cement (35%) and GIC (12%).
Microleakage and bond strength of sealant to primary enamel comparing air abrasion and acid etch techniques.