Dentin/enamel adhesives: review of the literature.

  title={Dentin/enamel adhesives: review of the literature.},
  author={Edward J. Swift},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  volume={24 5},
This paper describes the development of dentin bonding systems, and describes the current strategies for bonding composite resin materials to dentin. Two main strategies are available--total-etch or self-etch--and each has unique advantages and disadvantages. For each category, simplified systems that reduce the number of application steps are available. Currently, the market is moving towards self-etching materials, largely because these are associated with less post-operative tooth… CONTINUE READING