Dental cements

Choosing the right dental cement doesn’t need to be a struggle. Our clinically proven cements are formulated to provide strong, dependable adhesion, excellent aesthetics and virtually no post-op sensitivity. By combining ease-of-use with simplified technologies, we can help you handle virtually any indirect procedure with just one or two components.

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When it has to hold, rely on 3M™ Cements.

Reliable, predictable results and simplified inventory help to provide the best outcomes for you and your patients.

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    Goodbye complexity

      As a dental professional, you need reliable products that minimize chair time and maximize patient satisfaction.
      Eliminate the hassle and confusion of multiple resin cements, primers and adhesives with our dental cements that are backed by decades of clinically-proven technology and a team of solutions experts – so you can feel confident in your practice and the health of your patients.

Strength. Reliability. Simplicity. - Who says you can’t have it all?

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    3M cements are a family of clinically proven cementing technologies designed to handle virtually any indirect procedure with just one or two components. They are formulated to provide strong, dependable adhesion. Excellent aesthetics. And reduced post-op sensitivity.

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    By combining ease of use with industry-leading performance, 3M cements give you more freedom to work the way that works best for you.

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    Standardizing your practice on 3M cements ensures that you will achieve reliable, predictable results, time after time. It also helps simplify your inventory and speed up your procedures. So you can focus on delivering the best possible outcomes for your patients.

Choose the dental cement that fits your need

Truly Universal

Proven Reliability

Everyday Utility

3M™ RelyX™ Universal

3M™ RelyX™ Universal

3M RelyX Universal Resin Cement works both as a standalone, Self-adhesive cement and as an adhesive cement when combined with 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Plus Adhesive. Provides 80% less cement waste due to the Micro Mixing Tip and 50% less plastic waste due to the ergonomic syringe design.

3M™ RelyX™ Unicem

3M™ RelyX™ Unicem 2

Your "go-to" Self-Adhesive Resin for simplicity, convenience and reliability. Thanks to the dual-cure, self-adhesive chemistry, RelyX Unicem cements deliver high adhesion, resistance to discoloration, long-term stability and more.

3M™ Ketac™ Cem Plus in Clicker

3M™ Ketac™ Cem Plus in Clicker

Ketac Cem Plus Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer cement offers a perfect mix of convenience and proven clinical performance. With high bond strength and virtually no post-operative sensitivities it ensures optimum results for routine cementations.

Known for

Simplification and Strength

Most Clinically Proven

Moisture tolerance

Bonding strength

Moisture tolerance


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Related products

  • More than a post alone, RelyX Fiber Post is a complete system, designed to support and secure the coronal restoration, in cases of insufficient residual tooth structure (<4mm).

  • Ketac Cem glass ionomer cement has been trusted and used by dentists for over 20 years and is now available in different dispensing systems including Clicker™, Aplicap™, Maxicap™ and powder and liquid form.

  • RelyX™ Veneer Cement is a veneer cement system with a syringe delivery and colour match system. RelyX™ Veneer Cement provides bonding of porcelain, composite and ceramic veneers.

For over 50 years, dental practitioners around the world have relied on the strength, ease of use and reliability of 3M cements to simplify their procedures and keep their patients smiling.

Everything you need to know for great cementation results

  • Cement selection made easy

    Choose the best dental cement for your procedure and make the selection process easy and fast.

  • Cement Pre-treatment Guide

    Read our pre-treatment guide for material recommendations based on material type and product.

  • Case: Full-arch reconstruction integrating three different cements

    Clinical case by Dr. Carlos Eduardo Sabrosa, DDS, MSD, DScD

Dive a little deeper with insights from industry experts

  • Brain Floss blog logo and article author Günther Schlosser
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  • Common Cementation Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them

    Cementing indirect restorations can be tricky – learn how to identify pitfalls, minimize flaws, streamline your procedure and achieve long term restorative success.

    Author: Günther Schlosser | Training Manager

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  • Webinar around cementing and bonding of dental materials
  • Free On-Demand Webinar: Clinician's guide to cementing and bonding contemporary dental materials

    Today’s cementation protocols can be confusing in terms of cement choices, whether to bond or not, and determining the appropriate technique for the task at hand. This 2-part webinar series will address the science of adhesion, rationale for cement selection, and techniques known to produce reliable, long term outcomes for most common clinical situations.

    Our speaker: Dr. Daniel J. Poticny



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