Rudolfo M Valente

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This study reports the tensile bond strength of orthodontic eyelets (RMO, Inc, Denver, Colo) bonded to human extracted teeth with a resin-modified glass ionomer cement (RMGIC) (Fuji Ortho LC, GC America, Alsip, Ill) and various acid etchants (Etch-37 and All-Etch, Bisco, Schaumburg, Ill; Ultra Etch, 3M Unitek, St Paul, Minn) for enamel preparation before(More)
In this in vitro study, tensile strength tests were conducted with a visible light-cured glass ionomer cement (Fuji Ortho LC, GC America Inc.) bonded to extracted teeth under six different enamel surface conditions: (1) dry nonetched, (2) moist etched, (3) moist nonetched, (4) moist nonetched rebonded, (5) moistened with saliva substitute, and (6) moistened(More)
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