August 22nd 2019
For stronger and longer lasting dental crowns, a new NIOM study suggests that melt etching is better than sandblasting.
October 11th 2017
NIOM scientists have developed a surface etching technique that improves adhesion between resin cement and zirconia. This new method called Melt Etching is based on melting of fluoride compounds, and can be readily adapted by dental technicians.