The acid-etch technique for bonding composite resins to cnumelhas revolutionized the practice of restorative dentistry. The ability of clinicians to bond restorative materials to enamel has ftmdamentally changed such diverse areas as cavity preparation, caries prevention, and esthetic treatment options. Although bonding of resin to dentin has proved to be a difficuh challenge, ongoing advances are improving the reliability and predictability of dendnal adhesion. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief history of enamel and dentinal bonding, as well as an overview of the current state of the art.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||16|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|