Temporary Polycarboxylate Cement

UltraTemp temporary polycarboxylate cement is perfect for cementing temporary crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and small temporary fillings. It is water soluble until set for easy cleanup.

  • Non-eugenol formula won't interfere with resin bonding1
  • Convenient dual-barrel syringe delivery
  • Mixing tips provide even mixing for reliable adhesion
  • Provides optimal sealing capabilities once cured
  • Easy removal at the right time
  • Recognized by Clinicians Report as one of the best products in its category2
  • Use with Ultradent™ Mixing tip
  • Certified gluten free

Looking for longer retention or a resin-based temporary cement? Check out UltraTemp™ REZ II temporary cement here.

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Technical Details

Dual-Barrel Syringe with Mixing Tip

​The 5 ml dual-barrel syringe features a mixing tip that conveniently mixes and delivers the paste-to-paste formula in one action.


UltraTemp Temporary Cement Step by Step

See Instructions for Use for complete instructions, warnings, and precautions.

Step 1

Prior to complete set, remove excess UltraTemp temporary cement easily with a moist cotton swab or gauze. Following subgingival set of 1–2 minutes, remove quickly with explorer.

Step 2

Upon provisional removal, shown here two weeks post-op, cement clings to both provisional and preparation. This is VALUABLE. This is one indicator of a quality sealing cement.

Step 3

Bulk of residual cement is quickly removed. Note well-healed tissues; UltraTemp temporary cement is kind to tissue.

Step 4

Use an abrasive like Consepsis Scrub CHX antibacterial slurry with a rubber cup or STARbrush intercoronal brush to remove residual cement.


​"I just love [UltraTemp]. It is so nice because there is no mixing involved. So it's clean, easy and when you're done, just wipe it and put it away until the next patient. I think compared to other products (and we've used several), the retention is terrific! Patients aren't coming back as frequently in between crown prep and inserts to have temps re-cemented."

Dr. Martin Wohl – Florence, MA

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When should I use UltraTemp temporary cement?

    UltraTemp temporary cement should be used for routine 1- to 2-week temporizations. For restorations requiring longer retention, we recommend using UltraTemp™ REZ II resin-based non-eugenol temporary cement.

  • What is the setting time for UltraTemp temporary cement?

    UltraTemp temporary cement has a working time of approximately 45 seconds and has a 2-minute intraoral settting time. UltraTemp temporary cement is water soluble until set.

  • Will UltraTemp temporary cement bond to composite core material?

    The cement is designed to fail cohesively, hence maintaining a quality seal. This means that the temporary should separate fine, but the doctor will need to flick off excess cement from the core just as they would from the dentin. They should then scour the composite prep with abrasive just as they would with dentin.

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  • 1. Millstein PL, Nathanson D. Effects of temporary cementation on permanent cement retention to composite resin cores. J Prosthet Dent. 1992;67(6):856–859. doi: 10.1016/0022-3913(92)90601-6
  • 2. Clinicians Report, Volume 14, Issue 12, December 2021.