Materials

Technique: Adhesion dentistry 101A case study presenting the techniques needed for successful adhesive dentistry.
How to get the best results from your impression material
How to get the best results from your impression materialHow using Dentsply Sirona's Aquasil Ultra+ helps this clinician in hydrophilicity, tear strength and speed/delivery options.
How to use resin cements to bond indirect restorations
How to use resin cements to bond indirect restorationsWhen it comes to indirect restorations, using resin cements can help maximize bond strength, increase predictability and decrease stress.
How to color match with porcelain laminates
How to color match with porcelain laminatesOne practitioner explains how he achieved superior color matching in laminate veneers.
Technique: Placing multiple veneers at the same time with amazing esthetics
Technique: Placing multiple veneers at the same time with amazing estheticsDr. Ross Nash shows a technique to place multiple veneers simultaneously with excellent esthetics, using some products from Dentsply Sirona.
XP Bond is now called Prime&Bond XP – a new name for reliability
XP Bond is now called Prime&Bond XP – a new name for reliabilityXP Bond® is now called Prime&Bond® XP – A new name for reliability. Over twenty years ago, Dentsply Sirona launched the first one bottle adhesive: Prime&Bond® in the US. Next generations were known as Prime&Bond® 2.0 and Prime&Bond® 2.1. The most recent family member, the high-performance dental adhesive formerly known as XP Bond, is now being integrated into the Prime&Bond umbrella brand as Prime&Bond XP.
How to: understand multiple applications of adhesive dentistryThis patient case illustrates how a general dentist is required to have an excellent understanding of dental materials because there are many different indications for adhesive dentistry. In the past, it was necessary to carry multiple bonding agents to account for not only the different surfaces being bonded, but the different materials being used. Universal bonding agents, such as VOCO's Futurabond U, can be used in a great many different circumstances. But not all can satisfy each of the clinical indications described above, and the patient in this case is like many other patients we see on a daily basis.
ADA Foundation, 3M raise stakes in battle against childhood caries
ADA Foundation, 3M raise stakes in battle against childhood cariesThe ADA Foundation and 3M today announced that 3M will donate 3,000 introductory sealant kits to the ADA Foundation for use during the 2017 Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program. The donation, which has an estimated fair market value of $250,000, will help Give Kids A Smile volunteers place more than 400,000 sealants on underserved kids’ teeth in 2017.
Handling is just one of the many features delivered by this new dental composite
Handling is just one of the many features delivered by this new dental composite2016 kicked off to a wonderful start for The Catapult Group as we were asked to evaluate GC America’s new composite material, G-aenial Sculpt, a light-cured, universal nano-hybrid compactable composite. It is universal because it can be used for both anterior and posterior and yet, it is compactable. Dr. Lou Graham and the Catapult Group congratulates GC America in receiving The Catapult Vote of Confidence for G-aenial Sculpt.
VOCO releases Admira Fusion Flow
VOCO releases Admira Fusion FlowAdmira Fusion Flow is the world's first all ceramic-based flowable direct restorative material. Based on the same innovative nano-ORMOCER® technology as its packable version, Admira Fusion, Admira Fusion Flow offers many of the same advantages. These include up to 50% less shrinkage and shrinkage stress, extreme color stability, and a new level of biocompatibility.