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Operative Dentistry

Resin-Based Composites (RBC)

(Last updated: August 11, 2014)

CosmeCore, Dual-cured Core RBC
(Cosmedent) – clinic approved, available in OPER
24 J to cure
Shades A2 and blue


cosmecore

RBC Surface Sealant; Permaseal
(Ultradent) clinic approved, available in OPER
16 J to cure


rbc

Flowable RBC; Flow-it ALC
(Jeneric/Pentron) Stocked
16 J to cure
Shade A2


 



flowable rbc

RBC Heater; Calset
(Addent) available in OPER
Description: A warming unit to lower viscosity of resin composites for improvement of material adaptation to the cavity walls.
Heats composite material to:
98°F  (37°C) 
130°F  (54°C) 
155°F  (68°C) 


rbc heater

Microfill RBC - Durafil VS
(Kulzer) clinic approved, available in OPER
2 mm increments, 8 J to cure
(shades A3.5, A4, C4, OA2, OA3, OA3.5 require 16 J)

Shades:
A1
A2
A3
B1
D3
SL (Super Light)
SSL (Super Snow Light)
SLO (Super Light Opaque


 




mycrofill rbc

Microhybrid RBC – Herculite XRV
(Kerr) clinic approved, available in OPER
2 mm increments; 17 J to cure

Shades:
Unidose: A2D, A3D, B1D
Syringe: Incisal-Light



mycrohybrid rbc

Nanofil RBC – Filtek Supreme Ultra Universal Restorative
(3M ESPE) -stocked
 

Body, Enamel and translucent shades in 2 mm increments
– 8 J to cure
 

Dentin and A6 and B5 body shades in 1.5 mm increments
- 16 J to cure



nanofil rbc  - click for larger image

RBC Tints and Opaquers
clinic approved, available in OPER

Creative Color Opaquers & Tints (Cosmedent)

Light curing: “40s” (32J in CQ range)

–Opaquer A1-B1-LO (#6031-A1)
–Color Pink Opaque (#6031-PO)
–White (#6031-WO)
–Grey (#6031-OG)
–Violet (#6031-OV)
–Honey Yellow (#6031-HY)

Note: White dual-cure opaquer is also in the Bisco repair kit



rbc tints

 

Resin-Based Composites -
instruments stocked



rbc instruments

(left to right)

  • Felt placement instrument
  • Almore placement instrument
  • #05857-1001- Wonder White #1 from Dick Blick Art Materials
  • (picture needs updated – different than what is currently shown)
  • •#SG3010-2 Royal Flat Brush from Royal Brush Co. Munster Indiana
  • Bard parker handle with #12 blade