Interface Instructions: Repairing Ceramic and Tooth Simultaneously

Repairing Ceramic and Tooth (Simplicity or SURPASS® is required for this process)

Repairing Ceramic and Tooth  (Simplicity or Surpass® is required for this process)

There are times when tooth structure is exposed by the fracture of a ceramic restoration, such as might occur with a veneer or ceramic crown.

  1. Using a Microtip® applicator, apply an even coating of the prepared Interface solution to the ceramic surface and allow to dwell for 10 seconds.
  2. Dry the Interface solution thoroughly (approximately 5 seconds)
  3. Apply the prepared Interface solution to the exposed tooth structure evenly and agitated gently for 10 seconds.  DO NOT DRY THE Interface SOLUTION ON THE TOOTH.

    Note:  Excess Interface solution on the ceramic surface will not adversely affect the bond strength of the repair.

  4. If using Simplicity:
    1. Apply 3 coats of Simplicity 2 to the Interface surface on both the tooth and ceramic
    2. Dry thoroughly
    3. Apply 2 additional coats of Simplicity 2
    4. Dry thoroughly
    5. Light activate for 10 seconds

    If using Surpass®:

    1. Apply 3 coats of Surpass®2 to the Interface surface on both the tooth and ceramic
    2. Dry thoroughly
    3. Apply 1 coat of Surpass®3.  Air thin (if desired)
    4. Light activate for 10 seconds
    5. Composite is then added and finished according to manufacturer’s instructions.