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Margin Elevation Band Technique
The margin elevation technique allows proper isolation and elevation of deep margin areas prior to restoring with an indirect partial coverage restoration.
Slick Bands Bonding Agent Research
Slick Bands bonding agent internal testing results.
FenderWedge® will lend you a hand by "pre-separating" and protecting while you prepare the tooth.
Class II Direct Composite Technique using ReelMatrix™.
A+ Wedge™ controls gingival bleeding making restorations cleaner and quicker.
CLASS II’S ARE EASIER WITH COMPOSI-TIGHT® 3D XR
Internal research reveals the superior functionality of the 3D XR ring.
FitStrip™ IFU and Technical Information
Mid-Continent Dental Congress
Tofflemire-Style vs. Sectional Matrix System
Why is a sectional matrix better than a Tofflemire-style matrix? What makes a sectional matrix system work?
eZr™ Instructions for Use (Cleaning and Sterilization)
Cleaning and sterilization instructions for eZr™.
Class II DO on Second Bicuspid using Composi-Tight 3D Clear - Enrico Cogo, DDS
The 3D Clear system combines transparent and translucent materials to allow for trans-enamel polymerization. You can apply the curing light from both the buccal and lingual surfaces without interference from metal matrix bands and opaque separator rings. This easily allows for proper curing of deeper proximal boxes and is also beneficial for bulk-filling Class II restorations.
First Contact Article featuring Composi-Tight 3D Clear - Dr. Richard Field
Dr. Richard Field describes a technique for predictable contact point management.
Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion™ Technique & Cleaning Instructions
User instructions for the Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion™ Sectional Matrix System.
Composi-Tight® Matrix Forceps Research
Matrix Forceps pull-strength research and a tug-of-war challenge!
Pinch™ Matrices Flier
Pinch™ Matrices are retainerless Tofflemire-style matrices with a built-in tensioning ring.
Contemporary Product Solutions Review of Reel Matrix - Photos provided by Dr. Dory Stutman - Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
The Reel Matrix was reviewed by 25 evaluation team members and used on 218 patients. Case photos provided by Dr. Dory Stutman.
Schuyler “Skip” H. Van Gorden, DDS
The Use of Separating Rings in the Placement of Class II Composite Resins - Len Boksman, DDS, BSC, FADI, FICD
This case study is taken from an article previously published in Oral Health and presents a predictable method of obtaining tight, well contoured, interproximal restorations utilizing separation rings. Clinical predictability is assured when following this protocol. Figure #5 is courtesy of Dr. David Clark. Of the ring systems currently available, Composi-Tight 3D gives the author one of the most predictable results.
Class II Restoration with Garrison Composi-Tight® 3DXR Sectional Matrix System
Male patient, aged 30, with a distal carious lesion in tooth 45
(lower right second bicuspid), detected on bite wing radiographs.