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125 years of Maillefer
DENTSPLY Maillefer celebrates its 125th Jubilee. DENTSPLY Maillefer is considered as a world leader in the design, manufacturing and commercialisation of state-of-the-art dental instruments for the treatment of root canals. Founded in 1889, DENTSPLY Maillefer prides itself in having nearly 900 employees across 120 different fields of expertise. With three production sites in Ballaigues, Maillefer design and launch 2 to 3 new products each year as well as produce up to a million other products...
ProMix2 Mixing Machine
The award-winning, next-generation universal high speed capsule mixer, ProMix2 is now available from DENTSPLY. The machine comes with a high precision, microprocessor controlled timer providing consistent and accurate mixing, ensuring the optimal handling and clinical characteristics of mixed materials. The capsule mixer is designed for the mixing of any encapsulated dental restorative material. Some of its key features include: Simple to use. Consistent and accurate trituration...
SDR: High C-factor Cavity
Is there an ideal filling material for an access cavity post endodontic treatment? The configuration of these types of cavities is typically deep and if the surrounding tooth structure is still intact there will be a high C-factor (cavity configuration factor) due to the large surface area for the filling material to bond to. So does a high C-factor make a difference to what would be the ideal filling material? In short, yes. Polymerisation shrinkage stress builds up inside a cavity according...
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36 month clinical trial results for DENTSPLY’s SDR® from the University of Alabama and the University of Buffalo are now available. SDR is an innovative self-levelling bulk fill composite that gives outstanding results in record time. The core benefits include: 4mm in a single cast 40% quicker1 Low shrinkage stress   Further to the unique benefits of SDR, the clinical trial results support SDR as an excellent quality, durable filling material.   The initial...
Periapical Inflammation
Success. It’s something we all strive to achieve and it’s no different when we perform a root canal procedure.  So what is it that makes an endodontic procedure a success? It might come as a surprise, but success is not totally reliant on the quality of the root canal treatment itself, but also on how you protect your root canal post treatment – and that’s with a good quality apical seal and coronal restoration.   The most common cause of root canal failure is...
SDR - Smart Dentin Replacement
We are pleased to announce that SDR’s indications have been expanded and SDR is now approved for safe use in: Primary molars (without further capping)  Small conservative class I restorations (without further capping) SDR, the self-levelling, flowable base that can be bulk-filled in increments of 4mm, already has the following indications: Base in class I and class II direct restorations Liner under direct restorative materials – class II box liner...
THE DENTSPLY CATALOGUE
It's now incredibly easy to find all your clinical dental solutions in one place with the first edition of the DENTSPLY Catalogue (CEE, MEA, CIS). The Catalogue covers DENTSPLY's product ranges for: Instruments Endodontics Restoratives Preventive X-Ray Making it easier than ever for you to find the products you need to make your practice a success. To view the catalogue, please download the .pdf below.
Composite Packaging
From mid-2014, a new packaging and syringe design will be rolled out for a number of key DENTSPLY composite brands. The aim of the redesign is to help meet the high demand for quality and safety and incorporates: Packaging A fresh-looking, practical design Space saving and moisture safe outer pouches which will replace the existing cartons Moisture safe small inner pouches to replace the existing internal blister packaging. Each pouch will contain 4 or 5 compules (depending on...