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Tokuyama Universal Bond (2020 Product Award)

Tokuyama Dental America Inc. www.tokuyama-us.com

Overview

  • 33 Clinical Evaluators
  • 686 Total Uses
  • 92% Clinical Rating

Evaluators’ Comments

  • “Great product. Easy to apply, fast, and no wait time.”
  • “I like that you don’t have to light-cure.”
  • “Good viscosity with minimal film thickness, making it easy to apply.”
  • “A wonderful material for deeper preparations and post and core build-up placement.”
  • “Fantastic spread of flowable restorative composite across the bonding agent.”
  • “Excellent for intra/extra oral repair of porcelain and great for hard-to-reach places.”
  • “I liked that I could use it as the primer for zirconia and lithium disilicate crowns.”
  • “Great versatility and the flexibility to use in any etching mode.”
  • “I didn’t like having to refrigerate it.”
  • “It was difficult to dispense perfect drops from both bottles.”

Indications

  • Bonding of direct anterior and posterior composite restorations
  • Intraoral repair of composite restorations, porcelain-fused-to-metal, metal, and all ceramic restorations
  • Cementation of indirect restorations and veneers when combined with light-cured, dual-cured or self-cured resin cements
  • Bonding of core build-ups and opaque resin-to-metal during fabrication of resin-faced crowns
  • Bonding of denture resin to a metal base, clasp or attachment

Clinical Tips

  • The color helps to ensure the bonding agent is placed exactly.
  • Make sure the area is dry.
  • Use a different bonding agent to “wet” your plastic instrument when placing composites.
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Description

Tokuyama Universal Bond is a universal bonding agent that:

  • Can be used with self-etch, selective etch, or total etch techniques
  • Provides high-bond strength and reliable bonding for direct and indirect restorations, core build-ups, and for the intraoral repair of restorations
  • Has is no wait time after application, as it is self-curing

Unique Attributes

  • Compatible with light-curing, dual-curing and self-curing composites without use of additional activators.
  • Suitable for use as a primer for silica-based, zirconia-based and metallic restorations.
  • Self-cured chemistry provides reliable bond in deep preparations, posts and core-build ups that are difficult to reach with a curing light.
  • 25-second application and no wait time after application.