Selective-etch adhesive cementation before and after
October 28, 2021
Dr. Stergios Zafiriadis, DDS

Clinical Case: Selective-etch Adhesive Cementation of Chairside CAD/CAM Glass Ceramic Inlays

Using 3M™ RelyX™ Universal Resin Cement and 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive using the selective-etch technique.

About the Case

46-year-old patient presented with secondary caries on teeth 35, 36, 37. Teeth were restored with chairside CAD/CAM inlays (Straumann® n!ce® A2 LT) cemented with 3M™ RelyX™ Universal Resin Cement and 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive using the selective-etch technique.

Initial situation

Initial situation.

Preparations

Preparations.

Try-in of inlays

Try-in of inlays.

HF etching

HF etching.

Application of adhesive

Application of 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive as silane primer.

Selective enamel etching

Selective enamel etching.

Application of adhesive

Application of 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive.

Application of cement

Application of 3M™ RelyX™ Universal Resin Cement into the cavities.

Right after placement - cement excess stays put for easy clean-up

Right after placement – cement excess stays put for easy clean-up.

Final light-cure

Final light-cure with 3M™ Elipar™ DeepCure-S Curing Light after excess clean-up.

Final result

Final result.

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