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curing light

Dentistry A special UV light used to attach brackets to the teeth
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Group I: Twenty samples were cured with the LED light source (Valo ortho cordless curing light, South Jordan, USA) at the standard mode (SM), which has the power intensity of 1000 mW/[cm.sup.2] and a wavelength of 390-480 nm for 10 seconds.
However, there are potential issues when intense curing lights are used on anterior teeth, e.g., for curing a resin composite in the access form of an anterior tooth, although this is a one-off event of short duration.
Studies by Al-Mansour et al.18, Yap et al.19, Rueggeberg et al.11 have shown Ivocerin acts as a polymerization booster in bulk fill composites, showing high reactivity to curing light, and allowing efficient polymerization at the depth of 4mm.
Current research was conducted to determine the MSB of bracket cured with different curing light tip distances i.e.
Polymerization efficiency of LED curing lights. J Esthet Restor Dent.
The light-cured sealant was placed in the same manner and was then cured with an Optilux (Demetron Research Corp., Danbury, CT) curing light for 20 seconds.
For this system, the bleaching agent was mixed with activator paste and applied on the finished surface of composite specimens and exposed to LED curing light for 15 minutes.
Perforations of 0.5 mm in diameter, did not allow sufficient amount of curing light to pass through the perforated plate and thus was not able to induce the desired curing effect in the composite.
However, the increase measured by the Curing Light Meter 105 was different to that of the USR-45 spectroradiometer.
The council indicated, however, that the argon laser might be an acceptable replacement for the conventional curing light if the manufacturer's suggested procedures are followed carefully.
Curing light tips fall into the "semicritical" instrument category.
Vista Dental Products' VALIANT multispectral curing light is capable of polymerizing all light-cured dental materials, making it one of the most versatile curing lights on the market.