Acid etching of dentin: too early to recommend

Leinfelder, Karl F.
April 1992
Quintessence International;Apr1992, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p229
Academic Journal
The author reflects upon the acid etching of dentin. He discusses factors related to cavity preparations and opines that acid etching of dentin increases the potential for adhesive bonding of resin restoration. He refers several studies the benefits of dentinal etching with inorganic acids and warns about the lack of long-term clinical studies related to the topic.


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