Effects of different sizes of occlusal metal on curing depth of light-cured orthodontic band cement.


INTRODUCTION Sufficient penetration and quantity of light are necessary to cure band cement. It is doubtful whether this occurs when bands are cemented to teeth restored with large pieces of occlusal metal. The purpose of this in-vitro investigation was to examine the curing depth and degree of conversion from monomer to polymer of light-cured adhesives… (More)