curing light

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curing light n.

Light curing time reduction: in vitro evaluation of new intensive light-emitting diode curing units

Influence of light dose on bond strength of orthodontic light-cured adhesives

Effect of curing time on the bond strength of a bracket-bonding system cured with a light-emitting diode or plasma arc light

Degree of conversion of two lingual retainer adhesives cured with different light sources

Bond strength of orthodontic light-cured resin-modified glass ionomer cement

An in vivo study to compare a plasma arc light and a conventional quartz halogen curing light in orthodontic bonding

Degree of conversion and hardness of an orthodontic resin cured with a light-emitting diode and a quartz–tungsten–halogen light

The effect of a light-emitting diode on shear bond strength of ceramic brackets bonded to feldspathic porcelain with different curing times

Tensile bond strength of a light-cured glass ionomer cement when used for bracket bonding under different conditions: an in vitro study

Shear bond strengths of ceramic brackets bonded with different light-cured glass ionomer cements: an in vitro study

An in vitro study of the bond strength of light-cured glass ionomer cement in the bonding of orthodontic brackets

An in vitro study of the bond strength of light-cured glass ionomer cement in the bonding of orthodontic brackets

Enamel loss at bond-up, debond and clean-up following the use of a conventional light-cured composite and a resin-modified glass polyalkenoate cement


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A hand-held unit that produces light in the visible spectrum within a specific waveband which initiates the polymerization process by activating a photo-initiator contained within resin composite. The light waveband lies within the range of 400–500 nanometres (nm) at the blue end of the light spectrum. Ultra-violet light is no longer used because of safety issues. Lights with light emitting diodes (LEDs) that emit light at a waveband of 470nm may also be used. Plasma arc curing lights generate a high-voltage pulse and a reduced curing time, although this may be insufficient to cure all types of resin composite.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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