G-CEM LinkAce™ (2014 Preferred Product)
- “So easy and quick to use.”
- “Viscosity is great for cementing posts.”
- “The A2 shade provides a nice esthetic result.”
- “No sensitivity during cementation.”
- “Remove excess cement before final curing.”
G-CEM LinkAce is a dual-cure, self-adhesive resin cement delivered in a double barrel automix syringe. It is indicated for cementation of all-ceramic, resin and metal-based crowns and bridges, inlays, onlays and posts. Offering the highest polymerization in self-cure mode, G-CEM LinkAce provides reliable results, regardless of the type of prosthetic material that is being cemented.G-CEM LinkAce contains proprietary phosphate monomers which ensures bonding to zirconia, as well as CAD-CAM and metal-free restorations. Working time is 3:30. Tack curing of margins is recommended, followed by removal of excess cement. Final self-curing occurs in 4 minutes, or the product may be light cured for 20 seconds per surface. G-CEM LinkAce is packaged with two 2.7mL syringes of cement, 15 regular mixing tips and five narrow endo tips and is available in shades A2, A3-Opaque, B1-Opaque, and Translucent. G-CEM LinkAce was evaluated by 26 consultants in 491 uses. This self-adhesive resin cement received a 93% clinical rating.
The syringe delivery and automix dispensing of G-CEM LinkAce were easy to use and provided a homogeneous mix. The viscosity allows complete seating of posts and restorations. Excess cement was easiest to remove after a short tack cure. Fully set cement is difficult to remove. Consultants reported it was important to maintain pressure on the restoration during the setting time. Twenty-three percent of consultants rated G-CEM LinkAce better than other self-adhesive resin cements they were using and 54% rated it to be equivalent. Sixty-two percent would switch to G-CEM LinkAce and 81% would recommend it to a colleague.
Maintain moderate pressure on the restoration until curing is complete.
Store at room temperature.