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Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive

  • Combined Total-Etch, Self-Etch and Selective-Etch adhesive.
  • Consistent bond strength to both moist and dry etched dentin.
  • Virtually no post-op sensitivity.
  • Effective on all surfaces.
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  • Reliable bonding adhesive

    Adaptable to the way you work

    • Delivers fast, reliable bonding, whether applied using total-etch, self-etch or selective etch
    • Effective on both moist and dry etched dentin
    • Designed for both direct and indirect applications
    • Excellent bond strength without additional primer
  • One step application adhesive

    Easy to use

    • One step, one coat application
    • Not technique sensitive
    • Flip top vial allows one-hand, no-mess dispensing
  • Universal Adhesive

    Keep your patients smiling and streamline your practice

    • Virtually no post-op sensitivity with any etch technique
    • Reliable bond strength to help maintain esthetic and durable restorations
    • No need to inventory a range of adhesives
    • Can be stored for up to two years at room temperature
  • Accessories
    Adhesive Accessories
  • Adhesive Type
    Selective Etch, Self Etch, Total Etch
  • Delivery System
    Syringe, Unit Dose, Vial
  • Product Type
    Adhesive, Etchant
  • Combined Total-Etch, Self-Etch and Selective-Etch adhesive.
  • Consistent bond strength to both moist and dry etched dentin.
  • Virtually no post-op sensitivity.
  • Effective on all surfaces.
  • High bond strength to all indirect surfaces (zirconia, alumina, glass ceramics and metals) without a separate primer.
  • Excellent marginal integrity for highly esthetic restorations.
  • One-step, one-coat adhesive application.
  • Self- and dual-cure compatible with (Scotchbond™ Universal DCA Dual Cure Activator).
  • No refrigeration needed.
  • Store at room temperature for two years.
  • Flip-top vial and unit-dose delivery.
  • Improved, easy-to-place etchant.

This single-bottle adhesive solution offers high bond strength with one simple application technique and a quick 35-second adhesive application time. Can be used in all application techniques, including Total-Etch, Self-Etch and Selective-Etch. Ideal for both direct and indirect applications with virtually no post-operative sensitivity and can be used on all surfaces without any extra primer.

Suggested Applications

  • Direct Placement Indications:
  • Bonding light-cured composite or compomer for all classes of direct restorations.
  • Root surface desensitization.
  • Sealing of dentin prior to amalgam restorations.
  • Protective varnish for glass ionomer restorative materials.
  • Repair of composite or compomer restorations.
  • Bonding sealants.Indirect Placement Indications:
  • Bonding veneers with RelyX™ Veneer Cement.
  • Adhesive/primer for chemical adhesion when bonding zirconia, alumina, metal or glass ceramic restorations.
  • Intraoral repair of existing indirect restorations.
  • Bonding self- or dual-cure core build-up materials and resin cements (with Scotchbond™ Universal DCA Dual Cure Activator).
  • Sealing of dentin prior to temporization for indirect restoration placement.

  • Universal Bonding Agent

    2017 Top Product Award Winner

    The Dental Advisor has awarded Scotchbond Universal Adhesive the top universal bonding product of 2017.

How does your adhesive compare?

  • When it comes to consistent performance across a wide range of indications and techniques, Scotchbond Universal leads the field.

  • Schotchbond video

    The winner – and still champion!

    See how the strength of Scotchbond Universal Adhesive stacks up against 13 leading dental adhesives in The Battle of the Bonds video.

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Customer Reviews
Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 75.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Only Adhesive Scotchbond Universal is the only adhesive I use. Works great every time. Keep it simple and predictable.
Date published: 2014-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No Post-op Senstivity I love the fact that I can etch or not etch and I have had NO issues with post-op sensitivity!!
Date published: 2013-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is an excellent adhesive Scotchbond Universal Adhesive is a great adhesive!
Date published: 2013-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Universal Adhesive This product is simple & easy to use, truly a one step bonding/adhesive product.
Date published: 2013-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No post op sensitivity I have been using this product for approximately one year. During this time I have not had any patients report post-op sensitivity. I also like how easy it is to use.
Date published: 2013-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable & Convenient I recommend this product if you want assured reliablity when using this product for superb bonding. It has never let us down in our practice, keep up the good work !! Big fan of Scotchbrand. I would value a rating of this product 10 out of 10 !!
Date published: 2013-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well designed My staff and I really like this product. The bottle is designed to only dispense one uniform drop no matter how the assistant holds the bottle. I prefer to use this product with selective etch on the enamel only and the strength of the bond clinically is excellent.
Date published: 2013-05-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from really universal good bond , no sensitivity and truely universal and simple
Date published: 2013-05-25
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