Hybrid layer as a dentin-bonding mechanism.

  title={Hybrid layer as a dentin-bonding mechanism.},
  author={Nobuo Nakabayashi and Mariko Nakamura and Nakahiro Yasuda},
  journal={Journal of esthetic dentistry},
  volume={3 4},
A number of mechanisms (both mechanical and chemical) have been proposed as the cause of dentin adhesion. Extensive research in Japan during the past 10 years has shown that strong, long-lived bonds between resin and living dentin will form when a monomer such as 4-META, which contains both hydrophilic and hydrophobic chemical groups, penetrates the tissue… CONTINUE READING