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Clinician Testimonial

Dr. Akit Patel, Specialist Prosthodontist

United Kingdom
"Garrison are experts at innovation and finding solutions for our patients. Their Composi-Tight 3D sectional matrix system is a perfect example of this. They place significant focus in designing and developing instruments to perfect Class II restorations, which gives me absolute trust in their products and they continue to surpass other kits on the market. I have used their 3D system since it was launched, which offers an impressive combination of clever design, simplicity and technique to help create correctly shaped restorations that one can see time and time again. The tooth, the periodontal tissues and the clinician all benefit in achieving sealed, tightly bound proximal contour and contacts. It is an essential piece of kit that every clinician should have. The A+Wedge is their latest addition to their portfolio and complements the sectional matrix system in a predictable way."
Clinician Testimonial

Robert “Bob” Margeas, DDS

Des Moines, Iowa
“I do a ton of crown and bridge so I’m always looking for ways to speed up and simplify things. I wear pretty high magnification loupes and usually have to stop, look under the loupes as I remove the packing instrument from the mouth, flip it and then bring it back in. Then it takes me a couple of seconds to refocus. With "Bob's" Double Cord Packer having both blades on one end, all I have to do is twist it and keep going."
Clinician Testimonial

Randall G. Cohen, DDS

Morrisville, Pennsylvania
"The learning curve on the other rings was that they sometimes would not stay where you put them because their contact points on the tooth surface were small and few. With these grippers, the rings hold steady the first time you seat them into position. Accordingly, MOD's are no more difficult than MO's or DO's. Congratulations on an excellent product!"
Clinician Testimonial

Fred S. Margolis, DDS, PC

Highland Park, Illinois
"As a pediatric dentist, I am always looking to provide comfort for my child patients, and at the same time, using products that allow me to perform excellent restorations. The new 3D Soft-Face rings help me do both."
Clinician Testimonial

Mark McOmie DMD

Chattanooga, TN
"Garrison continues to amaze me with their innovations. I didn't think the sectional matrix and slick bands could be improved, then they came out with the 3D XR. I stand corrected...it is outstanding!"
Clinician Testimonial

Spencer Bloom, DDS

Chicago, IL
"Adjusted areas polished with the two eZr grits look like smooth glass when examined using my 4.5x loupes!"
Clinician Testimonial

Len Boksman DDS, BSC, FADI, FICD

London, Ontario
"This new modification of the ring makes a lot of sense, and since some newer ring designs allow for better wedge placement, this new design offers two benefits – allows the placement of the wedge and the ring over top of it more easily, and the interproximal extension provides better separating force while adapting the matrix creating less flash and less work for the dentist in finishing class II composites. It is a definite step in the right direction."

IDS

Official website: IDS

Event Date:
3/12/2019 at (All day) to 3/16/2019 at (All day)
Type:
Trade show
Booth:
Hall 10.1 | Stand G068
City:
Cologne
State:
Germany

Indirect Esthetic Dentistry Hands-On Training

Dr. Ross Nash
Event Date:
2/8/2019 at 8:30am EST to 2/9/2019 at 5:00pm EST
CE Hours:
0 hours
Type:
Seminar
Booth:
City:
Huntersville
State:
NC

Mid-Atlantic Dental Meeting

Event Date:
5/5/2017 at (All day) to 5/6/2017 at (All day)
Type:
Trade show
Booth:
906
City:
Washington
State:
DC

Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI, FACD

Charlotte, North Carolina
"The 3D Soft Face ring anatomically fills the facial and lingual embrasure spaces creating a more accurate fit of the sectional matrix to the cavosurface margin of the proximal box. The result...a perfect anatomically shaped proximal composite surface and marginal ridge with little to no contouring and finishing required."
Tips and Techniques

Garrison Sectional Matrix Band Comparison Guide

A comparison chart of the various sectional matrix bands offered by Garrison.

Case Studies

Utilizing Innovative Matrix Systems to Achieve Predictable Anterior Direct Composite Restorations

Dory Stutman, DDS
Direct anterior composite restorations inherently demand precise placement of appropriately shaded composites, attention to anatomical characteristics, and thorough refinement of the embrasures, incisal edges, emergence profile, gingival margins, and proximal contacts. Whether to repair wear, caries, chips or factures, or to enhance tooth shape, size and color for esthetic reasons, direct anterior composite restorations can present clinicians with various technique-related challenges based on the clinical situation at hand.

Thin Tine G-Ring® Retains On Difficult Teeth

Tips and Techniques

WedgeWands® Technique

Technique for using WedgeWands®.

Tips and Techniques

Composi-Tight® 3D XR System Brochure

Composi-Tight® 3D XR system has taken all the benefits of the original 3D system and built upon them. 

Tips and Techniques

FenderWedge® Clinical Tip

A quick clinical tip for the FenderWedge®.

Tips and Techniques

Cervical Matrix & Anterior Matrix Brochure

Cervical Matrix & Anterior Matrix Flier

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