7th Generation Dental Adhesive
Bonding teeth is a process that combines structural changes with cosmetic dentistry to improve your smile further. The latest advances in the bonding materials have amplified the strength, durability, and longevity of these restorations which could be used to address both big and small modifications. Seventh-generation bonding agents make use of the smear layer as a bonding substrate. The acidic primer demineralizes the smear layer along with the top layer on the underlying dentin surface. The acidic primer also penetrates the exposed collagen together with hydrophilic monomers, which then copolymerize. Since the etched surface isn’t rinsed, the demineralized smear layer is included in the hybrid layer. The hybrid layer varies in depth from 0.5 µm to 5 µm. The acidic primer and adhesive monomers also penetrate collagen fibers because the primer decalcifies the inorganic component in dentin to the same depth that ought to minimize voids, potential leakage, and postoperative sensitivity. Light-cured, seventh-generation bonding agents are acclaimed mainly for bonding of light-cured direct resin composites. Because of their acidic monomers, the light-cured products are not endorsed for use with self-cured core materials and resin cement. The acidity of these bonding agents can neutralize catalysts related to self-cured resin composites and impede polymerization. The dual-cured seventh-generation bonding agents. DSI S7 “bond and rinse” adhesive and a combination of self-etch adhesives were used to bond the composite. Shear bond strength (SBS) was determined after storage in water for good 24 h. DSI S7 BOND is a typical light-curing bonding system comprising of a self-etching primer plus a bonding agent included. The water-based primer allows the immediate treatment for enamel and dentin in a single step. The patented DSI S7 monomer really helps to eradicate postoperative sensitivities. Direct skin exposure to the contents of the bottles is avoided with the practical “Intel Case”. The need to open an individual bottle continues to be eliminated, avoiding the potential risk of skin allergies. Furthermore, it prevents waste.
• Combined Total-Etch, Self-Etch, and Selective-Etch adhesive.
• Consistent bond strength to both moist and dry etched dentin.
• Virtually no post-op sensitivity.
• “Instant-stick” effect for a convenient composite application.
• High bond strength to all indirect surfaces (zirconia, alumina, glass ceramics, and metals) without a separate primer.
• Excellent marginal integrity for highly aesthetic restorations.
• One-step, one-coat adhesive application.
• No refrigeration needed.