glass ionomer

glass ionomer

[‚glas ī′än·ə·mər]
(medicine)
The only dental restorative material that forms a durable chemical bond to dentin; it is formed by the reaction of aluminosilicate glass with polyacrylic acid.
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GLASS IONOMER CEMENTS: Major developments in dental materials have resulted in products with improved mechanical properties, as well as improved adhesion to tooth structure, biocompatibility, anti-carcinogenicity and aesthetics.
Clinical behaviour of glass ionomer restorations in primary teeth.
Failure of molar tubes bonded with either a chemically cured or light-cured adhesive is considerably higher than the failure of molar bands cemented with glass ionomer cement.
Regardless of the development of various materials, the glass ionomer cement (GIC), due to its anticaries effect and ability to release fluoride still remains the routinely used material in dentistry.
In a study by Ashofteh Yazdi et al perforations were repaired with MTA, Glass ionomer and Amalgam.
Comparison of incus interpositioning technique versus glass ionomer cement application in type 2 tympanoplasty.
A plethora of restorative and endodontic materials have been suggested over the years for root-end filling such as amalgam, glass ionomer cement, zinc oxide eugenol cement, Gutta-percha, composite resin.
Glass ionomer cements lack the aesthetics and physical properties of composite resin, however they bond chemically onto tooth structures, do not undergo polymerization shrinkage (no marginal stress) and the fluoride release protects cavo marC.
Abstract: A randomized, double-blind, split-mouth clinical trial was performed compared the desensitizing efficacy of the resin-modified glass ionomer cement (GIC) ClinproTM XT (3M ESPE, Minnesota, USA) and the conventional GIC Vidrion R (SS White, Gloucester, UK) in a 6-month follow-up.
2]] cement (CHC), glass ionomer cement or resin-modified glass ionomer cement (GIC/RMGIC), Ca[(OH).
Resin-modified glass ionomer, modified composite or conventional glass ionomer for band cementation?