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Matrix bands for perfect,

predictable contact..
Contact Perfect every time

HOWARD S. GLAZER, DDS

Contact Perfect

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CONTACT PERFECT
by
Arnel Dental

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Typical Problems:
Proximal anatomy not created
Leaves large food traps
Marginal ridge contact is thin w/ resultant
fracture of the ridge
Potential for recurrent decay and
periodontal disease

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Advantages:

Contact Perfect each and every time!


Universal Molar / Bicuspid for MO/DO
Application
Uses conventional Tofflemire Matrix band
holder
.001 thickness

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Whats the difference..

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Contact Perfect
Tofflemire allows for
conservative interproximal tooth
reduction
Tofflemire allows for
placement around
entire tooth

Sectional
Requires wider
embrasures, tension
from C-ring increases
risk of Cuspal
fractures
Spring loaded C-rings
prone to dislodge; ?
Aspiration w/out
Rubber dam
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Contact Perfect
Allows for a Contact
Perfect MOD
restoration w/ a single
matrix band
Tofflemire permits
multiple tooth surface
restoration w/ one
band

Sectional
Must use 2 bands and
2 C-rings for an MOD
doubling the effort and
potential dislodgement
Limited surface area
restricts restoration to
proximal area

HOWARD S. GLAZER, DDS

Contact Perfect
Shielded window
allows for superior
resin compaction and
eliminates gingival
axial voids
Contact Perfect tap
after removing shield
yields the ultimate
contact

Sectional
Excessive compaction
can encourage
unwanted buccallingual extrusion
Weak or open contacts
can occur upon band
removal

HOWARD S. GLAZER, DDS

Contact Perfect
Does not rely on
heavy wedging and
therefore kinder to
PDM
Use of Tofflemire can
be done by CDA

Sectional
Need for aggressive
tooth separation to
achieve contact w/
increased trauma to
PDM; ? Inc. post-op
sensitivity?
Must be placed by Dr.

HOWARD S. GLAZER, DDS

Contact Perfect
Universal band;
minimal chair-side
armamentarium
Contact Perfect every
time!

Sectional
Need multiple band
sizes, rings and
insertion instruments
Contact perfect
sometime.

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Contact Perfect Technique


Quick - Easy - Perfect

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Place and Align the Band: MO/DO

Wedge is optional
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Step 1: Axial Ramp - CURE

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Step 2: Fill - DO NOT CURE

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Step 3: Remove Window

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Step 4: THE TAP (or push)

Photo-cure after dimple then fill dimple and photo-cure


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Resin before tap displacement

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Resin after tap displacement

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Clinical Case
MOD Bicuspid

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Purchase Information
Arnel Dental

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