Self-sealing resin fixators in dentistry

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Rama Krishna Alla

Vineeth Guduri
Savitha P Rao
Suresh Sajjan MC
Ramaraju AV


Fixed indirect restorations bond to the prepared tooth surfaces with the use of a variety of luting agents depending upon the purpose of that rehabilitation. Success and failures of these restorations have been attributed to the quality of their bond with the tooth substrate. However, the advent of resin-based and self-adhesive resin luting agents have greatly changed this equation by altering the conventional bonding mechanisms and the durability of bond. The limited literature details of these self-adhesive resin luting agents require further exploration for the benefit of dental professionals. This review provides an overview of the composition, chemical interactions, favourable and unfavourable properties to be known for improving the scope of their utilization in dentistry.

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Alla, R. K., Guduri, V., Rao, S. P., MC, S. S., & AV, R. (2020). Self-sealing resin fixators in dentistry. International Journal of Dental Materials, 2(2), 60–68. (Original work published August 2, 2021)
Author Biographies

Rama Krishna Alla

Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Materials, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, India

Vineeth Guduri, Vishnu Dental College

Reader, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India – 534202.

Savitha P Rao, VS Dental College & Hospital

Assistant Professor, Department of Dental Materials, VS Dental College & Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Suresh Sajjan MC, Vishnu Dental College

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India – 534202.

Ramaraju AV, Vishnu Dental College

Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India – 534202.


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