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FitStrip™ IFU and Technical Information - Multi-language
FitStrips are a complete line of interproximal trimmers and finishers from the company that invented tight interproximal contacts, Garrison Dental Solutions.
The Dental Advisor Product Evaluation for Composi-Tight 3D Fusion
The Dental Advisor Editor's Choice has awarded Composi-Tight 3D Fusion with an overall rating of 97%. Read the PDF to learn more.
FitStrip™ IPR Extension Guide
Dental Products Shopper Product Evaluation for Composi-Tight 3D Fusion
Dental Products Shopper has awarded Composi-Tight 3D Fusion with an overall rating of 4.4 and a Best Product title. Read the PDF to learn more.
NiTin™ Sectional Matrix System Brochure
Each component of the NiTin™ Sectional Matrix System has been reinvented to enhance performance and value.
Anatomisch geformte Kontaktpunkte
NiTin™ Sectional Matrix System Instructions
Instructions for the NiTin™ Sectional Matrix System
The Matrix: A Tooth Trilogy Workshop
What if I have trouble removing the bands due to the tightness of the contact?
Use of SlickBands or SlickBands XR with their non-stick coating will greatly simplify matrix band removal. Additionally, our Matrix Forceps with their carbide teeth, provide excellent grip on ultra-thin matrices for easier removal.
Can I use a rubber dam forceps to open the rings?
We strongly recommend that you use Garrison ring placement forceps. They are specially designed to open our rings and for ease of use. Rubber dam forceps do not fit the rings well and you will not be able to open the ring wide enough in many cases.
What should I do if the contact is too tight, causing discomfort to my patient?
It is the combination of the separating force produced by both the ring and the wedge that stretches the periodontal ligament. Reducing the size of the wedge will lighten the contacts. Contacts that are too tight can be lightened with the use of a fine diamond finishing strip.
What is different about your 3D rings than other V-style rings?
Only 3D rings are designed with a firm core that directs the ring tension interproximally where it produces more separation. Only 3D rings have soft silicone on the face of the tines to “hug” the matrix band to the tooth. Flash is virtually eliminated. And only 3DXR and 3D Fusion rings are designed to tenaciously grip virtually any tooth preventing ring “spring-off”.
What if the tooth/teeth being restored are very far apart?
Composi-Tight matrix bands can be burnished further than a traditional matrix, but if the distance is too far you will need to employ one of the larger, wider matrices.