silicate cement


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sil·i·cate ce·ment

a dental filling material prepared by mixing a modified phosphoric acid solution with a powdered silica alumina fluoride glass.

silicate cement

[sil′i·kāt]
Etymology: L, silex, flint + caementum, rough stone
a dental cement that is translucent and porcelainlike when set; formerly used for esthetic temporary and semipermanent restorations of anterior teeth.

sil·i·cate ce·ment

(sili-kăt sĕ-ment)
Dental filling material prepared by mixing a modified phosphoric acid solution with a powdered silica alumina fluoride glass.

sil·i·cate ce·ment

(sili-kăt sĕ-ment)
Fixative used for anterior restorations; largely superseded in use by composite resins and glass ionomer cements.
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THE CURRENT STATE OF CALCIUM SILICATE CEMENTS IN RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY: A REVIEW
Calcium silicate cements are gradually making their way through the various materials used in restorative dentistry.
Controversially, the increase of BO decreased the [DELTA]E of the calcium silicate cement.
The invention of the glass ionomer cement resulted from previous fundamental studies on dental silicate cements and studies where the phosphoric acid in dental silicate cements was replaced by organic chelating acids.
The calcium silicate cements, initially proposed as materials for retrograde obturation, have become the materials of choice for all kinds of dentine defects, including communication pathways between the root canal system and the periodontal ligament [1].