What is the Best Available Luting Agent for Implant Prosthesis?

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    Abstract

    Cement-retention is a viable option in restoring dental implants. A wide range of dental cements with different properties are commercially available for use in the cementation of implant prostheses. The selection of a dental cement for proper clinical application can be challenging. This article overviews the commercially available dental cements used in cement-retained implant-supported prostheses. Guidelines for cement selection are presented according to abutment and prosthetic material. Cementation techniques to reduce excess cement in peri-implant tissues are also mentioned.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)531-545
    Number of pages15
    JournalDental Clinics of North America
    Volume63
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jul 2019

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    Keywords

    • Cement-retained
    • Permanent cements
    • Provisional cements
    • Resin cement
    • Resin-modified glass ionomer
    • Retention
    • Zinc oxide eugenol
    • Zinc phosphate

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Dentistry

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