3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive

  • Nearly a decade ago, 3M introduced the first truly universal adhesive. Since then, 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive has been clinically proven and has become the industry's most researched universal adhesive.¹

    Now, the next evolution is here: 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive offers all the benefits of its predecessor with new levels of control and predictability.

One next-generation adhesive. Two steps forward for minimally invasive dentistry.

  • Comparison of non-radiopaque adhesive shadow and radiopaque Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive
    Added radiopacity

    Radiolucency under an existing restoration can lead to misdiagnosis – and potentially invasive overtreatment. Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive is the first universal adhesive with dentine-like radiopacity, helping to overcome this issue.

    Image above shows intentional adhesive pooling under Class I restorations – X-rays of extracted human molars, filling material 3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative. 3M internal data, H. Loll et al., J Dent Res 99 (Spec Iss A):  No. 757, 2020

  • dentine bonding agent that bonds and seals caries affected dentine
    Bonds & seals caries-affected dentin

    Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive gives you confidence when performing minimally invasive preparations because it has the same high bond strength to caries-affected dentin as to sound dentin.

    In addition to the excellent quality of restoration margins, it seals caries-affected dentin by forming a well-defined, void-free hybrid layer. Because “the seal is the deal” to prevent secondary decay.

The benefits you trust. Plus new ones you’ll love.

Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive keeps the popular benefits of the clinically-proven original formulation, with some new enhancements you’ll love.

  • For all direct and indirect bonding procedures
    Universally suitable

    Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive is suitable for all direct and indirect bonding procedures and all etching techniques. It can also serve as a universal primer for all restoration materials.

  • Gold standard adhesion
    Advanced bonding

    Enhanced Silane Functionality that offers Gold Standard adhesion to all dental substrates and in particular, glass ceramics.

  • all in one dental primer and adhesive
    One-bottle system

    Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive is a true one-bottle system, with no need for a separate primer or silane. Plus, it offers full dual and self-cure compatibility without a separate dual-cure activator.

  • vial and unit dose
    Unit dose and vial delivery

    Our popular flip-top vial has also been streamlined, and now features smoother surfaces, making it easy to wipe off excess. The unit dose allows efficient hygiene management to reduce the risk of cross contamination.

  • No post-op sensitivity
    Virtually no post-op sensitivity

    99% of dentists reported that Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive shows virtually no post-operative sensitivity,* just like its predecessor.

    * Field evaluation with 309 dentists and over 20,000 applications

  • BPA free dental bonding
    BPA free formulation

    The formulation for Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive is free of BPA derivatives like BisGMA. Use in combination with our other BPA derivative-free products like

    3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative

    3M™ Filtek™ Universal Restorative

    3M™ RelyX™ Universal Cement

Goodbye complexity.

Introducing a truly universal resin cement.

3M™ RelyX™ Universal Resin Cement works both as a standalone, self-adhesive cement and an adhesive cement when combined with 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive. Together, they eliminate the hassle and confusion of multiple resin cements, primers and adhesives, helping you save space, time and money.

  • 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive. 

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    This product is intended for Dental Professional use only. Always read the instructions for use. Demonstration available to eligible New Zealand dental practices and Dental Professionals only who complete the web request form (“Participants”). 3M reserves the right to verify the Participant’s eligibility before offering a free demonstration. No purchase necessary. No substitutions, refunds, transfers, or cash equivalent payments will be allowed.

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We received your request for a free sample of new 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive, and it is being processed. Please allow 3 to 5 weeks for delivery. Your sample will include technique cards and instructions for use. If you have any questions, please call 3M Oral Care Customer Care at 1-800-634-2249.

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Why is radiopacity so important?
“Radiolucent adhesive pooling underneath a restoration doubles the risk of restoration replacement.”
John O. Burgess, DDS, MS (Biomedical Sciences)

Adjunct Professor, University of Alabama School of Dentistry

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