Universal Adhesive Doesn’t Require Auxiliary Products

Richard Gawel


KaVo Kerr’s OptiBond eXTRa Universal self-etch, two-component universal adhesive provides complete peace of mind in one consistent protocol, the company says. Because of its Smart pH technology, OptiBond eXTRa Universal is compatible with virtually all types of cements, composites, and core buildup materials and doesn’t require any auxiliary products such as Silane, KaVo Kerr reports.

With its patented GPDM Monomer, OptiBond eXTRa Universal is designed to ensure stronger and more reliable adhesion to tooth structures and resin material. It includes acidic phosphate groups to fully anchor the adhesive to the hydrophilic surface of the tooth, plus more methacrylate functional groups than other adhesive monomers for a better interface with the hydrophobic resin, KaVo Kerr says.

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