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Operative Dentistry

Matrices

(Last updated: August 11, 2014)
 

Palodent sectional matrices (Dentsply/Caulk) - stocked

  • Mini (6mm)
  • Standard (9mm)

palodent

palodent

The Standard and Mini Palodent Matrices have a dot or a notch that should be place occlusally. 

Or "Smile down" towards cervical

 

 

Composi-Tight Rings (Garrison Dental Solutions)

standard gray - stocked

3Ds - clinic approved, available in OPER

  • Note on use: do not over expand ring or keep expanded in forceps unnecessarily, these, like all rings, will wear out and need replacement.

3D orange

3D (orange)

3D blue

3D XR (blue) 

3D gray

Standard (gray)

 

 

Tofflemire Matrix Bands (Teledyne) – stocked

  • Universal matrix band (0.0015”)

  • MOD band

tofflemire matrix bands

 

 

Sycamore wooden wedges (Premier) - stocked

sycamore wooden wedges

 

Auto Matrix retainerless matrix system (Dentsply/Caulk)
clinic approved, available in OPER

auto matrix retainerless

 

Copper bands (Miltex)

copper bands

 

Epitex clear matrix (GC America) - stocked

epitex clear matrix