Zinc Phosphate Cement in Bangladesh
Used for luting, permanent metal restorations and as a base. It is a high-strength cement base, mixed from zinc oxide powder and phosphoric acid liquid. Due to its low initial PH, it may cause pulpal irritation, especially where only a thin layer of dentin exists between the cement and the pulp; thus is especially important to follow the correct procedures and precautions when using zinc phosphate cement.
zinc phosphate cement is a high strength permanent cement indicated for:
- Cementation of inlays, crowns, bridges, orthodontic appliances and intra-oral splints
- Cavity lining /bases under amalgam or composite materials
- Temporary restorations
- Cement build-up
Do not use for direct or indirect pulp-capping