What do you use for...etch technique?

Feb. 1, 2021
Long-term outcomes are important, and while there are many techniques for etching, Drs. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz and Howard Glazer discuss different types of etching and when each is appropriate.

Welcome to our weekly installment of “What do you use for ...” videos.

With so many techniques for etching, what's the best one? As Drs. Maragliano-Muniz and Glazer discuss, different techniques are best for different indications. They break the topic down into two categories—chemical etching and mechanical etching—and talk specific recommendations for each. 

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Editor’s note: This video first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles at this link and subscribe here.

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of DentistryIQ and editorial co-director of Through the Loupes. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts  University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].