Surface Treatment for Zirconia Bonding with Resin Cement

Zirconia is polycrystalline ceramic without silica glass. The deficiency of glass component reduces chemical interaction and effect of acid etching to zirconia. Consequently, bonding to resin cement is the major disadvantage of zirconia restoration. Alternative surface treatment methods have been introduced and divided into three categories according to the bonding purpose; mechanical, chemical, and mechanical combined with chemical. Using primer contained MDP or phosphate functional monomer after sandblasting with 50 micrometres alumina at pressure of 1-2.5 bars has been widely advised for zirconia before cementation with resin cement.

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Mamanee T, Khuankaew C, Thamaneewan I, Piangsuk T, Sirimongkolwattana S. Surface Treatment for Zirconia Bonding with Resin Cement: Review articles. CM Dent J [Internet]. 2017 Jan 06 [cited 2024 Jul 15];38(1):29-41. Available from:

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Mamanee, T., Khuankaew, C., Thamaneewan, I., Piangsuk, T. and Sirimongkolwattana, S. "Surface Treatment for Zirconia Bonding with Resin Cement", CM Dent J, vol.38, no. 1, pp. 29-41, Jan. 2017.

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