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Clinician Testimonial

Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD

Virginia Beach, Virginia - Contemporary Product Solutions
"With a review from 25 evaluation team members and used on 218 patients, the Reel Matrix by Garrison Dental Solutions was welcomed with open arms to all the dental assistants who used it."
Clinician Testimonial

Enrico Cogo, DDS

Legnago, Ferrara, and Goito, Italy
"3D rings are the real topic of Garrison’s systems. The “v” shape of the ring that fits in the interproximal area allows a good fitting between the cavity margins and the matrix in the buccal and palatal walls. This results in an easier positioning of the composite masses close to the cavity margins and also the final remodeling usually necessary at the time of removal of the matrix will be very minimal. The rings also permit a divergence of the interproximal dental elements, and this causes a great point of contact. Garrison systems make Class II restorations simpler and more predictable and also reduce the operating time of the finishes when the matrix is taken off."
Clinician Testimonial

Cary A Behle, DDS

San Diego, California
"I just love what you guys come up with! After all, you're dentists really. These wands are absolutely the most sensible solution to one of those problems that we don't even know we have, we just get along with the hemostats, etc. When you see these Wands you say, "Why didn't anyone think of that before!" I have a few retired dentists as patients and one was in today and said just that. He couldn't believe how simple and great these are. Thanks!"
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."

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
Case Studies

Multiple Tooth Restorations using Composi-Tight 3D Clear, Pinch Matrices and PerForm - Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD, MAGD

Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD, MAGD

With multiple restorations in a quadrant, many practitioners will restore a single tooth at a time or every other tooth. It is often more difficult to place the subsequent matrices and so it is often more efficient to do all teeth at one time if possible. The ring and sectional systems from Garrison allow for predictable, broad and deep contacts with high efficiency. We are way past Tofflemire matrix holders and bulky retainers.

Case Studies

Class IV Restoration using the VariStrip - David Hornbrook, DDS, FAACD, FACE

David Hornbrook, DDS, FAACD, FACE

Dr. Hornbrook is one of dentistry’s most famous faces and lectures internationally on all facets of aesthetic and restorative dentistry. This Class IV case study demonstrate how the VariStrip facilitates a more natural interproximal contour.

Tips and Techniques

Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion™ Sectional Matrix System Brochure

Brochure for the Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion™ Sectional Matrix System.

Tips and Techniques

Composi-Tight® Original Technique

Complete user instructions for Class II restorations utilizing Composi-Tight® Original.

Tips and Techniques

Composi-Tight® Matrix Forceps & Ring Placement Forceps Flier

Composi-Tight® Matrix Forceps & Ring Placement Forceps Flier

Case Studies

Class II Restoration using Slick Bands and 3D Ring - Jeffrey C. Hoos, DMD, FAGD

Jeffrey C. Hoos, DMD, FAGD

Dr. Hoos lectures extensively on practice management as well as implant and cosmetic dentistry.

Tips and Techniques

Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion™ Wedge Brochure

Composi-Tight®​ 3D Fusion Wedges fuse two materials together to produce the perfect combination of adaptability and retention.

Case Studies

Clinical Solutions to Common Problems Faced When Placing Class II Direct Composites with Composi-Tight 3D and WedgeWands - Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI, FACD

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

In this article we will look at three specific areas: 1) Management of the soft tissue in the interproximal region 2) Creation of proximal contour and contact and 3) Finishing and polishing of the restoration.

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