3M™ Ketac™ Cem Plus Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer Cement

Ketac Cem Plus Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer (RMGI) 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.

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Easy-to-use porcelain fused to metal (PFM) and paediatric crown cement with fluoride release.

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  • 3M Ketac Cem Plus in Clicker packaging

    Strong RMGI cement with tack-cure feature

    Ketac Cem Plus Cement offers better bond strength than conventional glass ionomer cements. It is used for a wide range of everyday applications. The formulation is the first RMGI cement with 5-second tack cure feature, easy to use and easy for excess cement removal.

The benefits of 3M Ketac Cem Plus Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement

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    Everyday easy

    Ketac™ Cem Plus cement is formulated to help make everyday procedures like PFMs and metal/paediatric crowns faster and more reliable.

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    Higher bond strength

    Higher bond strength than conventional glass ionomer luting cements.

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    Time saving & Faster clean-up

    The hygienic automix delivery eliminates hand-mixing. 5-second tack light cure feature for faster clean-up.

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    A good choice for paediatric restorations

    Sustained fluoride release for caries-prone patients.

Indications for 3M Ketac Cem Plus Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement

  • 3M Impregum polyether material indication - Crown and Bridge
    Crowns and bridges
  • 3M Impregum polyether material indication - Inlays and Onlays
    Inlays and onlays
  • 3M Impregum polyether material indication - Orthodontic appliances
    Orthodontic appliances
  • 3M Impregum polyether material indication - Metal, PFM and zirconia restorations
    Metal, PFM and zirconia restorations
Proven clinical performance

Proven clinical performance

In a clinical evaluation from the Dental Advisor, 3M Ketac Cem Plus received:

  • Clinical performance rated as excellent ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • 97% of dentists would recommend it
  • 96% clinical rating

Read the full evaluation on Dental Advisor
3M Ketac Cem Plus is known as 3M RelyX Luting Plus in some geographies


“Best all-around posterior crown cement.”


Clinical case: Placement of a posterior PFM crown with a versatile resin-modified glass ionomer cement

  • Initial situation with the second upper premolar displaying a fractured root.

    Initial situation with the second upper premolar displaying a fractured root.

  • The tooth was extracted and a Straumann® Bone Level Implant was placed.

    The tooth was extracted and a Straumann® Bone Level Implant was placed. The picture shows the situation after stabilization of the implant and gingival contouring.

  • A patient specific two-piece 3M™ Lava™ Plus Zirconia abutment was prepared.

    A patient specific two-piece 3M™ Lava™ Plus Zirconia abutment was prepared and fit of the permanent 3M™ Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia crown was checked.

  • The bonding surface of the crown is sandblasted with aluminium oxide.

    The bonding surface of the crown is sandblasted with aluminium oxide (particle size 30 or 50 µm at a pressure of 2 bar (30 PSI)). Cleaning of the sandblasted surface with alcohol and oil-free air.

  • Intraoral situation with the zirconia abutment in place.

    Intraoral situation with the zirconia abutment in place.

  • After applying the Ketac Cem Plus Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement

    After applying the Ketac Cem Plus Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement directly into the 3M™ Lava™ Plus High Translucency Zirconia crown, the crown is seated under firm finger pressure. Easy excess removal in one piece with a scaler after five seconds of tack cure.

  • Final situation with good gingival adaptation

    Final situation with good gingival adaptation after placement (top), and at seven year follow-up (bottom).

  • Carlos Eduardo Sabrosa

    Clinical dentistry and photography by:
    Carlos Eduardo Sabrosa, DDS, MSD, DScD

Everything you need to know about Ketac Cem Plus Cement

  • Simple Steps for 3M Ketac Cem Plus Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement
    Simple Steps for 3M Ketac Cem Plus Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement

    Learn about how to prepare restorations, pretreat tooth, apply cement, seat and clean-up and storage.

    View step-by-step guide (PDF,1MB)

  • Clinical Case A monolithic zirconia applied in a four-unit model-free restorative case
    Case: A monolithic zirconia applied in a four-unit model-free restorative case

    Clinical case by Robert Ritter, DMD

    Read the clinical case (PDF, 430KB)

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    Case: Placement of a posterior PFM crown with a versatile resin-modified glass ionomer cement

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

    Read the clinical case (PDF, 351KB)

Dive a little deeper with insights from industry experts

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  • Cemented implant restoration – a solution to stick with

    You have a lot of options to treat missing teeth – but what about cemented implant restorations? Take a closer look at a great option to fill the gaps.

    Author: Dr. Todd Schoenbaum, DDS, FACD

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