Dentin/enamel adhesives in pediatric dentistry

Franklin García-Godoy, Kevin J. Donly

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The improvements in adhesives and composite technology have made resin-based composite resins and polyacid-modified resin-based composites (compomers) very popular as materials to restore primary and permanent anterior and posterior teeth. More conservative preparations can be performed maintaining more tooth structure due to the adhesive properties of the adhesives used with composites and compomers. Meticulous care in the placement of adhesives and, subsequently, resin-based composites and compomers is necessary to produce long-term satisfactory results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)462-464
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric dentistry
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2002


  • Acid etch
  • Adhesives
  • Pediatric restorative dentistry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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