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3M Gulf Ltd. – Middle East

Maximizing efficiency using 3M impression products

May 03, 2021

Making an acceptable impression in dentistry requires not only the use of precision impression material but also the use of adjunct materials to help support the accuracy of the final impression. 3M introduced a line of products that are intended to be used together to maximize the efficiency of taking an impression while offering predictability to the clinician.

Midline diastema closure using the front wing technique

January 12, 2020

A 35-year-old female patient expressed a desire to optimize existing composite restorations on her maxillary central incisors, which had been placed 15 years previously to close her diastema. Then, a silicone key had been used for guidance. No tooth preparation was carried out, as the composite was bonded to the tooth structure.

Solving aesthetic issues in the anterior region with composite – Clinical Case

December 04, 2019

A 50-year-old male patient presented for professional tooth cleaning. He had deep erosive lesions affecting the vestibular aspects of his maxillary central incisors, which he did not consider an issue. Nevertheless, the team informed him about the options to improve the aesthetics and protect the remaining tooth structure.

Anterior challenge: obtain high esthetics with two different restoration materials and cements

July 19, 2018

A case study by Dr. Carlos Eduardo Sabrosa, DDS, MSD, DScD featuring 3M™ RelyX™ Veneer Cement and 3M™ RelyX™ Unicem Aplicap™ Self-Adhesive Resin Cement

3M™ RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement – Posterior Crown

March 16, 2018

A case study by Dr. Carlos Eduardo Sabrosa, DDS, MSD, DScD featuring 3M™ RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement.

Following a simpler path from prep to crown

February 11, 2018

Indirect restorative procedures can be time-consuming and complicated: many different processes from impression taking to cementation are carried out in the dental office, and in each of them, different strategies may lead to success. However, some of the available materials and techniques will involve a lot of effort, while others enable users to proceed quickly and simplify the complete procedure. A simplified workflow from prep to crown that really makes life easier for the dental practitioner is described below.

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