Etch and silane in one easy step
Take a look to see how Monobond Etch & Prime works – the World's first self-etching glass-ceramic primer. It reduces the time required for the pretreatment of dental restorations.
Hydrofluoric acid? No longer necessary!
Proper conditioning of the restoration bonding surface is a crucial part of the adhesive luting process. Conventionally, glass-ceramic restorations are conditioned by etching the contact surface with hydrofluoric acid and then applying a silane coupling agent. Hydrofluoric acid etching, however, tends to be unpopular because of its toxic potential. The good news: it is no longer necessary!
Shortened treatment protocol
Monobond Etch & Prime is a single-component ceramic primer, which allows you to etch and silanate glass-ceramic surfaces in one easy working step. Due to the innovative blend of a new ceramic conditioner and a silane coupling agent in one liquid, only one product is needed to condition glass-ceramics. This effective combination significantly shortens the pretreatment of glass-ceramic restorations compared with conventional methods. It also makes the process easier to manage and reduces the risk of error. Nonetheless, the new primer generates a strong and durable bond.
Monobond Etch & Prime together with Adhese Universal, Variolink Esthetic and IPS e.max make up an unbeatable team in the fabrication of ceramic restorations. The products from Ivoclar Vivadent are optimally coordinated and enable successful processing and application.
Monobond Etch & Prime has already won over many users and received several innovation awards. "The awards show us that we meet the requirements of our customers, as has already been demonstrated by the market success of the product," says Armin Ospelt, Head of Global Marketing at Ivoclar Vivadent AG (Liechtenstein).
Monobond®, Adhese®, Variolink® and IPS e.max® are registered trademarks of Ivoclar Vivadent AG. The availability of particular products may vary by country.