The cementation procedures of crown and bridge is consider as an important stage, however, the selection of the proper cement is a significant, because the quality of the cement affects the durability of the restoration. In modern dentistry, many cementing and luting materials have been introduced. These materials differ in their properties and applications. This makes selection of suitable cement for specific clinical situation often difficult.
The aim of this paper is to review and analyze dental cements used in dentistry, mainly in fixed prosthodontics in order to help practitioners select the most convenient cement material in dental practice. Moreover, this review paper will consider the structures, properties and the application of dental cements in specific clinical situations.