DENTAL MATERIALS F3 ZINC OXIDE EUGENOL CEMENT • Versatile dental cement

ADA CLASS ACCORDING TO USAGE: • TYPE I – CONVENTIONAL ZOE o o o o Used as TEMPORARY CEMENTING MEDIUM Obtundent material in root canal therapy (filing material) Slow setting (takes hours) 2 paste form (faster setting)

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Compressive strength: 800 – 1000psi Tensile strength: 200psi

TYPE II – EBA – ALUMINA ZOE o EBA: EPOXY BENZOIC ACID/ORTHO EPOXY BENZOIC ACID  o 62 – 65%

Alumina is added to Zinc Oxide powder around 35% Compressive strength: 9,320psi Tensile strength: 1,030 psi Designed as PERMANENT CEMENTING MEDIUM

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TYPE III – POLYMER MODIFIED ZOE

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POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE (20%) added to Zinc Oxide Compressive strength: 7,308psi Tensile strength: 603psi Serves as TEMPORARY RESTORATION or BASE before permanent restoration

TYPE IV – ZOE LINER o o Used as liner to coat dentin Used for CLASS B Compressive strength: 798psi Tensile strength: 62.3psi Placed not under direct masticatory forces because it is weak

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MANIPULATION OF ZOE CEMENT: • • • • • PASTE FORM RATIO is 1:1 Homogenous mass TYPE I & TYPE II must be THICK & CREAMY TYPE III & TYPEIV must be THICK & DOUGHY TYPE III uses liquid and powder o • 1 scoop of powder to 1 drop of liquid

ROTATORY MIXING MOVEMENT ½ first followed by ¼ and ¼ under pressure (briskly) TYPE III & IV o Should be able to roll into rope-like


TYPE IV o o Comes in paste form 1 dot for each paste enough to make a liner

ZOE is only used as an INDIRECT PULP CAPPING AGENT

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