PRODUCT OPTIONS: Build-It FR
Build-It FR Fiber-Reinforced Core Material combines the strength of glass fiber reinforcement with the flexibility of dual-curing. When asked to rate Pentron’s Build-It FR Core Material, a Rhode Island dentist evaluator in practice for 20 years said, “This material satisfies all the criteria a dentist would demand of a build-up.” Reinforced with chopped glass fibers, Build-It FR Core Material produces a strong foundation for indirect restorations. The material cuts like dentin, is dual-cured (light-cure or self-cure) for maximum flexibil...
Esthetic Post and Core Buildup
A 48-year-old male patient presented with tooth No. 14 having an existing crown and prior endodontic therapy. Due to recurrent decay, the crown was replaced. First, the patient was anesthetized with 0.5 carps of Septocaine (Septodont), and a quadrant impression of the upper left arch was taken using Alginot (Kerr) for temporary crown fabrication. The existing crown was then removed, followed by decay and existing build-up. On evaluation of the understructure, proper treatment required placing a post and new core build-up. A FibreKleer4X Post System (Pentron Clinical) was selected, and the drill size 1.25mm (yellow) created the...Read More
Meet the Evaluator: Kathy Mortazavi, DDS
Name: Kathy Mortazavi, DDS Dental School: University of California – Los Angeles Years in Practice: 12 Practice Location: Lake Forest, CA Favorite Product: Pentron’s Build-It Light Cure Core Material I have always been fascinated by the ever-expanding technological advances in dental equipment and materials and how these developments have facilitated the practice of dentistry. Every year I enthusiastically look forward to the California Dental Association’s annual conference. I enjoy spending hours exploring every exhibit, stopping at every booth, and talking to the vendors in order to gain a better understanding of their products. ...Read More
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