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Get to know the 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix.

Find the resources you need to get familiar and comfortable with the 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix.

Getting started with the 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix

Access Oral Care Portal

By purchasing the 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix Training Kit, you've taken the first step towards offering your patients a valuable new service. The 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix uses a digital workflow that will feel familiar to the process you use to submit an order to a dental lab. It all starts with a patient diagnosis, a digital scan or impression and a completed prescription. Once the doctor receives and approves the dentition design in the 3M™ Oral Care Portal, 3M will design, produce and ship the matrix.


3M™ Filtek™ Matrix Training Kit

An Intuitive Training Approach

We've removed many of the barriers of learning a new process with our innovative 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix Training Kit. It’s designed to let you practice and hone your technique on four different typodonts, so you’ll be confident when offering it to your patients.

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    What's Inside the Filtek Matrix Training Kit

    Your Filtek Matrix Training kit contains the materials you need to start getting familiar with the process. Inside you will find:
     

    • 4 training cases featuring typodonts and matrices
    • Materials Kit including Composites, Adhesive, and Finishing and Polishing materials
    • Work Mat
    • Quick Start Guide

Training Cases

Build up your confidence and comfort of using the 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix with four different case types to practice on.

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    Case 1: Undersized Laterals

    Get started with a sample case of the Filtek Matrix technique featuring two undersized laterals. Case notes and step-by-step video instruction provided.

    See case notes (PDF, 124.25 KB)

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    Case 2: Veneer & Diastema

    Continue adding the diastema closure technique with a sample case of the Filtek Matrix technique featuring a 2-unit veneer including diastema closure. Case notes and step-by-step video instruction provided.

    See case notes (PDF, 132.21 KB)

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    Case 3: Veneer

    See the benefit for large restorative procedures with a sample case of the Filtek Matrix technique featuring a 6-unit veneer. Case notes and step-by-step video instruction provided.

    See case notes (PDF, 141.34 KB)

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    Case 4: Undersized Teeth

    Build your confidence with a sample case of the Filtek Matrix technique featuring a 6-unit veneer including multiple diastema closures. Case notes provided.

    See case notes (PDF, 134.24 KB)


Case 1: Undersized Laterals

Instructional videos (complete and individual steps) of the Filtek Matrix technique for a sample case featuring two undersized laterals.


Case 2: Veneer & Diastema

Instructional videos (complete and individual steps) of the Filtek Matrix technique for a sample case featuring a 2-unit veneer with diastema closure.


Case 3: Veneer

Instructional videos (complete and individual steps) of the Filtek Matrix technique for a sample case featuring a 6-unit veneer.


Clinical Examples

Check out our video library to see first-hand how the Filtek Matrix can help simplify your anterior direct composites while ensuring less stressful and more predictable outcomes.


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Use the additional resources below to help as you get started on your first 3M™ Filtek™ Matrix cases.


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Call the 3M Oral Care Customer Care team for troubleshooting and technical support: 1-800-634-2249.

Call the 3M Oral Care Customer Care team for troubleshooting and technical support: 1-800-634-2249.