Can we add chlorhexidine into glass ionomer cements for band cementation?

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OBJECTIVE To test if the addition of chlorhexidine digluconate (CHD) might influence the mechanical properties and antibacterial properties of two different conventional glass ionomer cements (GICs) used for band cementation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two commercial brands of conventional GICs were used: Ketac Cem Easymix (3M/ESPE, St Paul, Minn) and Meron… (More)
DOI: 10.2319/090310-518.1

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