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Bioremineralizing adhesives for long-lasting restorations

Salvatore Sauro (Spain)

Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Room: DALI (PV5)
Language: English
Chair(s): Miguel Angel López-Andrade (Spain)

Learning Objectives

  • > Degradation of the hybrid layer decreases the durability of resin-dentine bonds, and continued destruction of tooth structure. This presentation will show how innovative approaches may remineralize the resin-dentine interface and protect hybrid layers from degradation over time. Such therapeutic bonding may also enhance the durability of resin- dentine bonds created after minimally invasive adhesive restorations.


Innovative approaches to remineralize the resin-dentine interface may protect hybrid layers for long-lasting restorations. There is no current restorative material able to remineralize hybrid layers and completely restore the modulus of elasticity of mineral-depleted dental collagen structures within resin-bonded interfaces. This paper will demonstrate   that smart bioactive/biomimetic materials can remineralize and protect demineralized collagen fibrils within remaining caries-affected dentine, as well as those within poorly resin-infiltrated hybrid layers. Such experimental approaches    may protect the dentine collagen from proteases-mediated degradation and possibly prevent the re-occurrence of secondary carious lesions.

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FDI 2017
29 August - 1 Septembre 2017
Madrid, Spain

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