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OptiBond Universal was evaluated by 37 Dental Professionals in 1018 uses. This universal adhesive received a 96% clinical rating.
OptiBond Universal is a single-compoent, light-cured adhesive that:
Provides excellent adhesion to a variety of surfaces and substrates for direct and indirect applications.
Simplifies the bonding procedure, making it less technique sensitive.
Can be used with self-etch, selective-etch and total-etch techniques.
Has a low film thickness of approximately 5 microns.
More effective enamel etching than other single-component adhesives.
Does not need separate activator for dual-cured material.
Light-cured composite and compomer restorations.
Cavity sealing for amalgam restorations.
Porcelain, composite and metal-based inlays, onlays, crowns and bridges.
Light-cured or dual-cured core buildups.
Cavity sealing as a pretreatment for indirect restorations.
Only for use with NX3 or MaxCem cement wnhen cementing metal, alumina or zirconia restorations.
"Versatile bonding agent. It can be used for all surfaces for direct and indirect adhesion."
"Nice to get quality chemistry into a single bottle."
"Predictable results, easy to use, good wetting, and simple."
"Light in color and low film thickness."
"Wets the surface well. Leaves a nice shiny surface to see that adhesive is applied well."
"Compatible with dual-cured core materials without a separate activator."
"Bottle dispenser allowed too much to come out at a time. I preferred the unidose."