Polycarboxylate cement liquid is rather thick. It has:
a. Low molecular weight.
b. High molecular weight.
List advantages of polycarboxylate cement over zinc phosphate cement.
a. It is easier to ___________________.
b. There is less __________________ due to thermal shock to the pulp.
Mixing of polycarboxylate cement is done by rapidly blending the powder and the
liquid for ______ seconds on a nonporous, polymer paper mixing pad.
List three precautions concerning polycarboxylate cement.
a. The mix should be used while it is still _____________, before the onset of
b. __________________ containers should be used to store the powder and
the liquid. They should be stored in a _________________ place.
The interior of restorations and tooth surfaces must be free of ___________.
The primary use of glass ionomer cement is for permanent cementing of:
d. Orthodontic ____________________________.