Title: Relationship between bond-strength tests and clinical outcomes
Authors: Van Meerbeek, Bart ×
Peumans, Marleen
Poitevin, André
Mine, Atsushi
Van Ende, A
De Almeida Neves Coutinho, Aline
De Munck, Jan #
Issue Date: Feb-2010
Publisher: Munksgaard
Series Title: Dental Materials vol:26 issue:2 pages:E100-E121
Abstract: One often alleges that laboratory bond-strength testing cannot predict clinical effectiveness of adhesives. Major argument to sustain this claim is the wide variation in bond-strength values recorded for one specific adhesive among different research institutes worldwide. The main reason for these inconsistent bond-strength measurements is supposedly the current lack of a standard bond-strength testing protocol. This paper (and presentation) aimed to report on an extensive literature review with regard to the different laboratory bond-strength test methods and their data provided, along with a second extensive literature review on clinical effectiveness data of adhesives in terms of retention rates of adhesive Class-V restorations. Combining both systematic reviews, we have subsequently searched for a potential relationship between bond-strength data and clinical outcomes.
ISSN: 0109-5641
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical Residents Dentistry
Biomaterials - BIOMAT
Department of Oral Health Sciences - miscellaneous
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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