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Friday, 01 June 2007 00:00
RelyX Temp NE Temporary Cement and RelyX Temp E Temporary Ce-ment offer strong adhesion and easy removal for provisional cementation. Both the eugenol and noneugenol formulas save time because excess is quickly and easily removed. Ensuring an optimal fit because of the extremely low film thickness of 3 µm, RelyX temporary cements provide an ideal solution for temporary restorations. For more information, call 3M ESPE at (800) 634-2249 or visit the Web site 3mespe.com.
IMProv temporary cement offers strength and predictability, reducing the risk of loose crowns and improper seating. Now available in dual-barrel syringes, it eliminates the mess and inaccuracy of 2-tube mixing. IMProv is eugenol-free. It can be used with temporary acrylic crowns, allowing additional acrylic to be added to margins with simple and efficient cleanup. For more information, call Alvelogro at (888) 268-3286, visit alvelogro.com, or e-mail the company at
Available in a convenient, 5-mL dual-syringe as well as a more economical 10-mL dual-syringe, CLING2 is a versatile and easy-to-use temporary cement featuring an ultraquick set time of 90 seconds and easy clean-up. Noneugenol CLING2 is a zinc oxide/carboxylate hybrid temporary cement that includes a small amount of polycarboxylate resin, which allows the material to be easily removed from tooth preparations when desired. For more information, call CLINICIAN’S CHOICE at (800) 265-3444.
Centrix’s NoMIX Temporary Cement is a single-component, moisture-activated, noneugenol temporary cement designed for short-term cementation of crowns and bridges. It features a low film thickness and slight expansion upon setting for a good seal. It may be used with crowns made of temporary or permanent materials (acrylic, composite, PFM, etc). It is available in 1-mL syringes or 0.5-g unit-dose take-home packets. For more information, call Centrix at (800) 235-5862.
The unique Siloxane ZNO formula in TempoSIL provides optimal retention and superior marginal integrity. The 5-mL automix syringe with applicator offers direct, easy, and instrument-free application. Cleanups are effortless. For more information, call Coltène/Whaledent at (800) 221-3046 or visit coltenewhaledent.com.
TurboTemp 2 Cement is a gentle, eugenol-free cement ideal for provisional or permanent restorations. It features an automix syringe delivery system to make placement fast and direct while conserving material and eliminating air bubbles. TurboTemp 2 Cement has a working time of 1 minute and a setting time of 4 minutes.For more information, call Danville Materials at (800) 827-7940.
Zone eugenol-free temporary cement is now available in an efficient automix syringe system. The convenient delivery ensures a homogenous mix resulting in precise setting times with every use. No time is wasted by a hand-spatulating base and catalyst. Material waste is reduced with the elimination of excess left on a mixing pad, and the syringes are cost-effective since ancillary items are not necessary. For more information, call DUX Dental at (800) 833-8267 or visit duxdental.com.
Embonte zinc oxide eugenol temporary cement is now packaged in an automix delivery system. The formula is engineered with pure essential oil extracts. The creamy consistency of Embonte Automix allows easy application from static mixing tip directly to crown. Seating the temporary is expeditious with minimal waste. The natural therapeutic properties and strength of Embonte temporary cement have always made it the first choice in dental offices worldwide. For more information, call DUX Dental at (800) 833-8267 or visit duxdental.com.
Olympian M is a noneugenol temporary cement automix system that has excellent handling characteristics and great reproducibility of working time. The material will not irritate the pulp; it has a negligible amount of solubility and a low film thickness. Well-balanced adhesive properties provide good prosthesis retention while allowing for trouble-free removal. It offers excellent resistance to the oral environment. For more information, call Dent Zar at (800) 444-1241 or visit dentzar.com.
GC Temp Advantage eugenol-free temporary cement contains fluoride for remineralization, chlorhexidine for antibacterial action, and potassium nitrate to minimize sensitivity. Supplied in an easy-to-use automix dispensing syringe with tips, the biocompatible cement offers a 2-minute work time with a quick setting time and easy cleanup. The packaging includes 1 syringe with 15 mixing tips. For more information, call GC America at (800) 323-3386 or visit the Web site gcamerica.com.
Systemp.link is a dual-curing luting composite for the aesthetic temporary cementation of provisional crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and veneers. Available in 2 different shades, transparent and A3, Systemp.link is particularly suitable for incorporating temporary restorations in the anterior region. The 2 versions are translucent and therefore almost invisible. For more information, call Ivoclar Vivadent at (800) 533-6825 in the United States, (800) 263-8182 in Canada, or visit ivoclarvivadent.us.
J. MORITA USA
PowerTemp is a user-friendly, auto-mix temporary cement. It is indicated for the temporary cementation of crowns or bridges as well as try-in and evaluation of permanent restorations. PowerTemp demonstrates a powerful bond to crown and bridge materials and yet remains easy to remove. Its noneugenol and ZnO/organic-based formula will not inhibit the curing of resin-based materials. For more information, call J. Morita USA at (888) JMORITA (566-7482).
TempBond provisional cements, long renowned for excellence in clinical performance, now offer an expanded product lineup with the addition of Temp-Bond Clear. Resin-based TempBond Clear with triclosan is one of the most translucent provisional cements on the market, ensuring superior aesthetics. Available in a convenient automix syringe, it offers a dual-cure for added security and flexibility. For more information, call Kerr at (800) KERR-123 or visit kerrdental.com.
PacTemp NE is a noneugenol, resin-based temporary cement. The material is biocompatible, which minimizes postoperative sensitivity, and it comes in a convenient, automix dual-barrel syringe with HP mixers or in a 2-sy-ringe format—a base syringe and catalyst syringe containing materials to be mixed on a mixing pad. It provides a strong bond and an excellent marginal seal. For more information, call Pac-Dent International at (909) 839-0888.
TR-2 is an automix provisional resin cement designed for cosmetic cases where the temporary restorations must look good. Its translucent, tooth-colored shade reportedly disappears at the margin, eliminating the possibility of a visible cement line. It contains no eugenol or other ingredients that may interfere with subsequent bonding of the definitive restoration. It also strips cleanly from the margins after setting and comes in a 10-mL syringe. For more information, call Parkell at (800) 243-7446 or visit parkell.com.
PENTRON CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIES
TempSpan CMT Temporary Cement is a resin-based, eugenol-free, antisensitivity cement designed for retaining provisional restorations and the trial seating of definitive restorations. Formulated with potassium nitrate, sodium fluoride, and calcium phosphate, it reduces the occurrence of sensitivity during the provisional phase. For more information, call Pentron Clinical Technologies at (800) 551-0283 or visit pentron.com.
PREMIER DENTAL PRODUCTS
NexTemp is the only temporary cement in a noneugenol resin-matrix formulation designed to combine the multiple benefits of fluoride release, potassium nitrate, and chlorhexidine. The resin-based formula provides an excellent seal for all temporary prostheses and will not wash out. The unique 2-stage cure stabilizes the temporary and allows for easy re-moval of flash without affecting the margin. For more information, call Premier Dental Products at (888) 670-6100 or visit premusa.com.
TempoLOK Automix NE cement is an automixing noneugenol zinc oxide cement. It flows easily and thus allows an unobjectionable placing of the temporary. Resistant to saliva and stable in the mouth, it withstands the stress of mastication sufficiently but allows an easy removal of the temporary. The material in one cartridge is sufficient to cement temporaries on more than 100 teeth. For more information, call Sterngold at (800) 243-9942 or visit sterngold.com.
HY-Bond Polycarboxylate Temporary Cement is a unique polycarboxylate formulated for temporary cementation. It also comes in a 60-g package, is high strength, eugenol-free, and contains a fluoride additive. It easily mixes, places, and cleans up. In an independent study, 79% of respected product evaluators stated this product would replace products they currently use. For more information, call Shofu Dental at (800) 827-4638 or visit the Web site shofu.com.
Temrex Cement is the industry-standard, multipurpose temporary cement. While many cements are on the market, some with supposedly new technologies, Temrex cement works. It has been tested and used successfully by dentists for more than 75 years. Temrex has several temporary cements: eugenol and noneugenol, automix and handmix. They are ZOE Plus, Zinroc, TNE, TNE Dual, and Temrex Cement. For more information, call Temrex at (800) 645-1226 or visit temrex.com.
SensiTemp Resin Temporary Cement, SensiTemp NEZO Temporary Cement (a noneugenol zinc oxide cement), and SensiTemp ZOE Temporary Cement (a zinc oxide eugenol formulation) contain potassium nitrate to help reduce postoperative sensitivity when cementing a provisional restoration. They eliminate the need to mix and clean up the cement. The formulas are delivered in both a hand syringe or an automix cartridge. For more information, call Sultan Healthcare at (800) 637-8582.
TempoCem Temporary Cements are designed for use with all types of provisionals. They offer optimal adhesion, do not generate heat during setting, and are resistant to saliva. TempoCem comes in 3 formulations: TempoCem with desensitizing eugenol, TempoCem NE without eugenol, and TempoCem Soft with eugenol for a softer end hardness for easier removal of tight-fitting temporary crowns and bridges. For more information, call Zenith Dental/ DMG at (800) 662-6383 or visit the Web site zenithdental.com.
UltraTemp is a low-viscosity, noneugenol, polycarboxylate-based temporary luting and filling material. UltraTemp is indicated for routine temporization of provisionals, including cementation of crowns, bridges, inlays, and onlays. It may be used for interim restorations on implants, temporary filling of the access opening between root canal treatments, or during nonvital tooth bleaching for walking bleach procedures. It is also hydrophilic. For more information, call Ultradent Products at (800) 552-5512.