Materials

3M™ Ketac™ Universal Aplicap™ Glass Ionomer Restorative offers solutions with fewer steps
3M™ Ketac™ Universal Aplicap™ Glass Ionomer Restorative offers solutions with fewer steps3M™ Ketac™ Universal Aplicap™ Glass Ionomer Restorative gives dentists a solution with fewer steps, easy handling and reduced chair time, so they can get patients on their way fast with a fluoride-releasing restoration that is strong enough for long-term use.
Step-by-step: See how Aquasil Ultra+ material is the no-compromise dental impression solution
Step-by-step: See how Aquasil Ultra+ material is the no-compromise dental impression solutionThis video will examine tooth preparation and final impression taking using Aquasil Ultra+ impression material, two key components to a successful single-unit crown procedure.
“Calibra Universal had all of what we were looking for in a material”
“Calibra Universal had all of what we were looking for in a material”The family of Calibra Dental Cements by DENTSPLY Caulk provides three different options for adhesive resins. Each of them allows for fast tack curing without the added stress caused by concerns about over curing. DPR talked to Dr. Phillip Kemp about his experience with DENTSPLY’s Calibra Dental Cements.
GC America launches new composite restorative, G-ænial™ Sculpt
GC America launches new composite restorative, G-ænial™ SculptGC America, Inc., G-ænial™ Sculpt is a compactable, universal composite that features the same high density, uniform dispersion nano-filler technology found in G-ænial™ Universal Flo. This is said to create a resin that is easy to shape, sculpt and polish.
Dentsply Sirona launches Aquasil Ultra+ Smart Wetting Impression Material
Dentsply Sirona launches Aquasil Ultra+ Smart Wetting Impression MaterialDentsply Sirona’s Aquasil Ultra+ Smart Wetting Impression Material is described as a completely redesigned VPS offering. The impression material is formulated to merge state-of-the-art intraoral hydrophilicity and intraoral tear strength to deliver improved results--optimizing performance in all areas, not just one.
Using 3M’s Esthetic Restoration Solution system with great results
Using 3M’s Esthetic Restoration Solution system with great resultsPrecision and simplicity have always been two important cornerstones of Dr. James Braun's practice both of which are enhanced when he uses 3M’s Filtek™ Supreme Ultra Universal Restorative and the Sof-Lex™ Diamond Polishing System. I have run a full-time private practice specializing in prosthodontics in Saginaw, Michigan for more than 30 years, where I have been exposed to a wide variety of brands and tools. These 3M products have made an incredible difference in everything from performing the procedures to the final outcome for my patients.
TEMPSMART temporary crown and bridge material formulated to be a strong material ideal for any sized provisional
TEMPSMART temporary crown and bridge material formulated to be a strong material ideal for any sized provisionalTEMPSMART from GC America is an innovative, dual-cured, bis-acrylic composite temporary crown and bridge material using microfilled resin (MFR) and nano-filler technologies. TEMPSMART maintains a smooth surface after polishing because of this revolutionary combination. The high density polymer network for TEMPSMART makes it a strong material ideal for any sized provisional.
How to create an esthetic smile with smile design principles
How to create an esthetic smile with smile design principlesIn this article, I will demonstrate smile design principles that can help in achieving esthetics in a smile.
How to prep for all-ceramic anterior crowns with Expert Kit 4573ST
How to prep for all-ceramic anterior crowns with Expert Kit 4573STThis step-by-step technique shows how to use Komet's Expert Kit 4573ST for all-ceramic anterior crowns.
Technique: How to create simple direct resin restorations
Technique: How to create simple direct resin restorationsDr. Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, shows how to use products from Tokuyama Dental America, Inc., to create esthetic, simple direct restorations.