Materials

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.
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.
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.
COLTENE introduces One Coat 7 Universal
COLTENE introduces One Coat 7 UniversalOne Coat 7 Universal is a single component, light-cured, universal adhesive formulated to provide optimal bonding strength to enamel and dentin. The new dental material was recently launched by COLTENE, a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of consumables and small-size equipment for dental treatment applications.
CHAIRSIDE Soft Reline Material now offered by ZEST Anchors
CHAIRSIDE Soft Reline Material now offered by ZEST AnchorsCHAIRSIDE Soft Reline Material is a soft, silicone based reline material for patients that require relief for full and partial maxillary and mandibular dentures. Ideal for immediate dentures following extractions, surgery, or implant procedures, CHAIRSIDE Soft Reline Material is the material of choice when patient comfort is paramount.
How to use CORE-FLO DC LITE for post and core build-ups
How to use CORE-FLO DC LITE for post and core build-upsThis clinical case demonstrates the use of CORE-FLO DC LITE with Bisco’s dual-cured UNIVERSAL PRIMER for post and core build-ups. CORE-FLO DC LITE is a flowable dual-cured, fluoride-containing, radiopaque core build-up composite that is delivered with an auto-mix syringe.
How to close diastema using time-tested materials
How to close diastema using time-tested materialsDr. Marcos Vargas explains how using 3M materials and a breakthrough new polishing system help him create amazing and esthetic smiles.
How MI Paste Plus reverses and prevents white spots
How MI Paste Plus reverses and prevents white spotsWhen our teeth lose the necessary minerals that keep them healthy, white spot lesions form. This demineralization can ultimately lead to cavities. Researchers found that MI Paste Plus not only prevents the effects of demineralization, but reverses them as well.