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Simplify your day with 3M™ Filtek™ Universal Restorative

Universally simpler and advanced in innovation.

3M™ Filtek™ Universal Restorative offers simplicity combined with ultimate levels of quality and innovation expected from a 3M oral care solution. Filtek universal restorative incorporates 3M unique patented nanocluster technology which gives strength to restorations1 with beautiful polish retention.2

Solve six of your biggest challenges.
With rising patient expectations, dentists must create aesthetic restorations without losing efficiency. By using Filtek Universal Restorative to overcome these six common challenges, you can simply create beautiful, lasting results.

1 Match VITA and blend to natural dentition.

Filtek Universal Restorative, which is a true nanocomposite, helps create natural-looking restorations with efficiency and simplicity, using eight specially designed shades, plus an XW (eXtra White), that blend to natural dentition.

100 percent

All eight Filtek Universal designer shades plus an Extra White (XW) cover 100% of the 19 VITA classical and bleach shades.1

2 Match the white shade of bleached teeth.

With a whiter, extra white (XW), Filtek Universal Restorative eliminates the need for another speciality shade, simplifying the matching process and giving your patients an extra white smile.

$7.4b value

Expected size of the global teeth whitening products market by 2024.2

3 Worry less about shrinkage and stress.

Filtek Universal Restorative has lower shrinkage stress than other composites, meaning you can worry less about stress. 3


The measured shrinkage* of the 12 most popular nano-hybrid composite restoratives currently on the market.4

4 Cover dark stains.

Filtek Universal Restorative allows you to improve overall quality of the restoration with the versatile pink opaquer specifically designed to mask metal and dark tooth structure.5

33 percent

The increase in average patient spend on cosmetic procedures from 2015 to 2017.6

5 See composites on a radiograph.

Instead of guessing between tooth structure and composite material, Filtek Universal Restorative helps you easily identify composites at recall.7

293 percent

200-250% or greater considered most appropriate for composites.8

6 Warm with confidence.

Filtek Universal Restorative capsules can be warmed up to 70°C/158°F for one hour, by doing so this lowers extrusion force and doesn’t change physical properties.9

75 percent

Warming lowers capsule extrusion force by 75-80%.10

Bottom line
Dentists have trusted 3M for over 50 years to create more than a billion happy smiles around the world. Make the right choice for your patients and your practice. Filtek Universal Restorative helps your patients smile with confidence.

1 3M Oral Care Internal data, Matching to all 19 VITA shades. Claim 7384.

2 Teeth Whitening Products Market Size Worth USD 7.40 Billion By 2024. (2017, August 17). Retrieved from www.hexaresearch. com/press-release/global-teeth-whitening-products-market.

3 3M Oral Care Internal data, Shrinkage Stress. Claim 7381.

4 Spiller, M.S. (2012, October). Dental Composites: A Comprehensive Review. Retrieved from www.dentallearning. org/course/Composites/Dental_Composites.pdf.

5 3M Oral Care Internal data, masking with pink opaquer. Claim 7393.

6 2017 State of the Cosmetic Dentistry Industry Survey. (2017). Retrieved from

7 3M Oral Care Internal data, Radiopacity. Claim 7374.

8 Thomas, R., Snigdha, S., Bhavitha, K.B., Babu, S., Ajith, A., and Radhakrishnan, E.K. Biofabricated silver nanoparticles incorporated polymethyl methacrylate as a dental adhesive material with antibacterial and antibiofilm activity against Streptococcus mutans, 3 Biotech 2018, 10.1007/s13205 -018-1420-y, 8, 9.

9. 3M Oral Care Internal data, Capsule Warming. Claim 7401.

10 3M Internal Data.

*Measured after five minutes of light curing.

**2.93 mmAl.


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