[Retention or adhesion?].

  title={[Retention or adhesion?].},
  author={Esi Sharon and M Lipovezky-Adler and Orith Haramaty and Ami Smidt},
  journal={Refu'at ha-peh veha-shinayim},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={24-9, 79}
One of the reasons for immediate or late failure of restorations is the detachment of the restoration from the tooth. Retention for the restoration could be achieved from axial walls (macromechanical retention) or from adhesion of the restoration to the remaining tooth structure. Adhesion relies on bonding of resin cement to enamel or dentin on one side and… CONTINUE READING