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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 101-104

A comparative evaluation of the bonding efficacy of two-step vs all-in-one bonding agents - An in-vitro study

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Subharti Dental College, Meerut, India

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Viresh Chopra
Flat No.1 Type Y Block, Subharti Dental College, Meerut
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0972-0707.57632

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Aim: Aim of this in vitro study was to compare the tensile bond strength of UniFil Bond (GC America) vs iBond (Heraeus Kulzer) in conjunction with light cure composite resin (Venus, Heraeus Kulzer). Materials and Methods: Sixty mandibular molars were taken and divided into 3 groups which were treated with UniFil Bond, iBond and no adhesive respectively. The tensile test was performed using an Instron machine. Results: The results showed that multibottle systems (UniFil Bond, i.e., two-step)performed 30% better as compared with single bottle systems (all-in-one, i.e., one-step bonding agents). Conclusion: It can be concluded that UniFil Bond (Multibottle system - 6 th generation type I) performed better than iBond (Single Bottle system - 7th generation.

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