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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Zirconia (ZrO2) infused GIC (Zirconomer) has been introduced to the GIC family to address all the issues that have plagued the conventional glass ionomer thus far.
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...
Pearson, "Chlorhexidine release from an experimental glass ionomer cement," Biomaterials, vol.
Glass ionomer cement (GIC) materials are commonly used in restorative dentistry and especially in patients with high caries risk such as children mainly due to their fluoride releasing and recharging abilities [1, 2], which provide inhibition of demineralization and enhancement of remineralization of adjacent tooth tissues during acidic attack [3].
Glass ionomer cements (GICs) are composed primarily of a calcium fluoroaluminosilicate glass powder and an aqueous solution of a homo- or copolymer acrylic acid [1].
At the meeting, I brought greetings to the House of Delegates, informing them of happenings in the district that included CO considering having dental hygienists place glass ionomer restorations in teeth with deep caries until the patient had the opportunity to see a dentist.
Intracoronal sealing comparison of mineral trioxide aggregate and glass ionomer. Quintessence Int J., 36(7-8):539-45.
Resin-modified glass ionomer cements (RMGICs) and compomers play an important role in permanent and primary dentition with their specific conditions.
Glass ionomer cements (GICs) are the most popular dental cements due to their adhesive nature and fluoride releasing property [1].
For ossicular reconstruction, we used tragal cartilage between the incus and the stapes in 1 patient; in the other 3 patients, glass ionomer bone cement was used (an interposition cartilage graft also was used in the patients who received the glass ionomer bone cement).