Operative Dentistry

Resin-Based Composites (RBC)

CosmeCore, Dual-cured Core RBC (Cosmedent)
24 J to cure
Shades A2 and blue


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

flowable rbc

RBC Heater; Calset (Addent)
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

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

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
Creative Color Opaquers & Tints (Cosmedent)

Light curing: “40s” (32J in CQ range)

Opaquer A1-B1-LO (#6031-A1)

Color Pink Opaque (#6031-PO)

White Opaquer (#6031-WO)

Grey Tint (#6031-OG)

Violet Tint (#6031-OV)

Honey Yellow (#6031-HY)

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

rbc tints


Resin-Based Composites -

(left to right)

  • Almore placement instrument
  • #05857-1001- Wonder White #1 from Dick Blick Art Materials
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  • •#SG3010-2 Royal Flat Brush from Royal Brush Co. Munster Indiana
  • Bard parker handle with #12 blade