ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT received the top rating from REALITY in the “Resin Cements – Dual-Cured Only – Self-Adhesive” category.
Some traditional, non-bioactive dental cements can wash away over time, leaving teeth vulnerable to acid attack and additional decay. The result can be painful and costly for patients, who find themselves needing replacement crowns or, if the decay is extensive, a root canal treatment or even a dental implant.
Bioactive cements offer a better solution for the patient:
- Bioactive dental cements help protect teeth from acid attack caused by dietary sugars. ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT responds to pH changes in the oral environment through a release and recharge of calcium, phosphate and fluoride.
- This unique chemistry supports the natural remineralization process with the release of calcium, phosphate and fluoride and helps form a seal between the material and the tooth.
- This protective seal helps prevent new cavities from forming under dental crowns and bridges.
According to the REALITY review, dentist evaluators were generally pleased with the consistency and handling of ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT. Evaluators found that the cement “cleans up nicely” and used the bioactive dental cement for both single and multi-unit restorations. REALITY reported “virtually no dislodgements and post-cementation sensitivity.” One evaluator used ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT to salvage failing crowns for medically compromised patients.
ACTIVA™ BioACTIVE-CEMENT is an esthetic bioactive dental cement that imitates the physical and chemical properties of teeth. It contains no Bisphenol A, no Bis-GMA and no BPA derivatives.