At Signature Dental, you can rest assured that we only use the best materials available. Thorough research and long term studies are critical factors that must satisfy our criteria. There are many many great companies that make excellent ADA approved bio-materials.
When it comes to COMPOSITES, here’s an example, 3M Filtek Supreme:
To understand WHY our nanotechnology is better, you have to first understand how it is different.
3M Filtek builds its nanocomposite using a patented process that creates unique groups, or clusters, of nanometer-sized particles. With Filtek™ Supreme Plus Universal Restorative, the nanoclusters shear at a rate very similar to the wear of the surrounding matrix during abrasion. This allows the restoration to maintain a smoother surface for long-term polish retention.
This same nanotechnology delivers high filler loading, resulting in the high strength commonly found in hybrids and microhybrids. That means it can be used effectively in all areas of the mouth.
In contrast, hybrids and microhybrids lose larger particles to abrasive forces over time. The average particle size of fillers is typically between 0.4 and 0.6 microns. And as these materials are abraded, the loss of filler particles results in the formation of pits or voids, leaving a roughened, less-polished surface.”
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