Use the “go-to” universal adhesive. And get a bond you can trust.

  • The success and growth of your practice depend on efficiency – and on patient satisfaction. If you’re using a dental adhesive that doesn’t provide technique flexibility, like OptiBond™ Solo Plus, maybe it’s time to consider a better alternative.

    Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive can help you sail through restorative procedures with confidence. It’s fast and simple to use, and is truly universal, so you can use it for procedures no matter the technique – self-etch, selective-etch or total-etch. Best of all, you can trust Scotchbond Universal Adhesive to bond consistently and reliably to any condition, whether etched, moist or dry dentin … with virtually no post-operative sensitivity.

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If you’re thinking of making the switch, request your FREE sample today – and see for yourself why Scotchbond Universal Adhesive sticks out over the competition.

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Top 3 reasons to choose Scotchbond Universal Adhesive over OptiBond™ Solo Plus

  • Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive Versatility Icon

    Scotchbond Universal Adhesive can be used with uncompromising performance in both direct and indirect procedures.

  • Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive Bond Strength Icon
    Bond Strength

    Scotchbond Universal Adhesive provides consistently high bond strength on a wide variety of surfaces, with no additional primer.

  • Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive No Sensitivity Icon

    Scotchbond Universal Adhesive bonds to both moist and dry etched dentin, with virtually no post-op sensitivity.


Effective in both direct and indirect procedures, Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive offers true versatility – unlike OptiBond™ Solo Plus, which is only indicated for the total-etch technique and cannot be used to prime indirect restorations.

*Additional component may be needed
**Light cure may be required

Bond Strength

In a 24-hour shear bond strength test*, Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive proved to deliver a significantly stronger total-etch bond than OptiBond™ Solo Plus.

*Adhesion to dentin and cut enamel in total-etch mode.
Source: 3M internal data.


The unique chemistry of Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive allows formation of a distinct hybrid layer and a consistent bond whether dentin is kept moist or dry. Many total-etch systems require dentin to be kept moist to enable hybrid layer formation and a consistent bond. A lack of hybrid layer or reduction of bond strength may lead to patient sensitivity.

SEM Images Courtesy of Dr. Jorge Perdigao
University of Minnesota