What is Vitrebond?

What is Vitrebond?

Vitrebond™ is a light-cured, resin-modified glass ionomer (RMGI) liner/base material. It is recommended for use as a liner or base under composite, amalgam, metal and ceramic restorations. It is not indicated for direct pulp capping. Excellent bond strength with a hard set in seconds.

Is Vitrebond calcium hydroxide?

Vitrebond Usually Replaces Calcium Hydroxide Under a traditional amalgam restoration, calcium hydroxide has long been used – often with overcoatings of copal varnish – as the base for the restoration.

What is the difference between Dycal and TheraCal?

TheraCal LC secures a protective physical lining despite contact with dentinal or pulpal fluids. Its solubility is lower than that of Dycal, ProRoot MTA, Angelus MTA, and Biodentine [21, 22], and its water sorption and porosity is similar to ProRoot MTA and Biodentine, and lower than Angelus MTA [21].

Do you etch after Vitrebond?

Vitrebond Plus liner/base can be used with any type of adhesive (light or self cured; separate etch or self-etch, i.e. – 4th, 5th or 6th generation adhesives) on dentin or enamel.

How do you use Vitrebond?

How do you use Vitrebond?

  1. Dispense desired amount of liner/base onto.
  2. mixing pad. One to two clicks of material.
  3. are sufficient.
  4. Use spatula to mix liner material.
  5. Apply Vitrebond™ Plus liner / base to dentin.
  6. Light-cure for 20 seconds.
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What is Vitrebond Plus used for?

Vitrebond Plus liner/base offers a strong bond to dentin, sealing the tooth structure to protect against microleakage. This can help reduce postoperative sensitivity. Mixed rightevery time.

Why is Dycal used?

Dycal® Calcium Hydroxide Liner is a two-component, rigid-setting, self-curing material designed for use in direct and indirect pulp capping and as a protective liner under dental adhesives, varnishes, filling materials, cements, and other base materials.

Is Dycal a glass ionomer?

Common calcium hydroxides include Dycal, Life and Lime-Lite. Glass ionomer is another useful material, as it achieves a chemical bond to tooth structure and releases fluoride. The bond helps create a seal that physically excludes bacteria by decreasing bacterial penetration.

Is Biodentine same as MTA?

Biodentine is comparatively a new biomaterial claimed to have properties comparable to mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA). Biodentine and MTA are effectively used for direct pulp capping (DPC), and they are capable of regenerating relatively damaged pulp and formation of hard dentine bridge.

What is TheraCal PT?

TheraCal PT is a biocompatible, dual-cured, resin-modified calcium silicate designed for pulpotomy treatment. TheraCal PT maintains tooth vitality by performing as a barrier and protectant of the dental pulpal complex.

How do you use Dycal and Vitrebond?

Using a Dycal® Liner applicator, stir immediately to mix thoroughly until a uniform color is achieved. Apply it on the exposure and seal it with a base (e.g. Vitrebond), to avoid washout of the liner.

Do you rinse Gluma?

Apply GLUMA Desensitizer and GLUMA Desensitizer PowerGel for an application time of 30 – 60 seconds. Rinse off GLUMA Desensitizer and GLUMA Desensitizer PowerGel completely with plenty of water. Mouth washing of the patient alone is not sufficient.