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3M™ Astringent Retraction Paste, 56944, Refill Pack, 25 Each/Pack

Catalog Number 569443M ID 70201139329UPC 04035077006781
  • The extra fine tip fits directly into the sulcus.
  • Enables a clean, dry sulcus and robust hemostasis.
  • Hygienic unit-dose capsule.
  • Versus dental retraction cords:
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Retraction Cord Technique vs. 3M™ Astringent Retraction Paste

  • Retraction Cord
    CORD: must be cut to size for each procedure
    • Difficult to accurately place
    • Hemostasis achieved via pressure; usually requires cord soaked in hemostatic agent
    • Risk of gingival inflammation and trauma; higher risk of hemorrhage
    • Painful for patients
    • Excellent retraction
  • Retraction Paste Capsule
    CAPSULE: retraction paste application for 1-3 teeth
    • EASY access to tight interproximal areas
    • LONG lasting hemostasis achieved from
    • 15% aluminum chloride paste
    • GENTLE on tissue with less risk of tissue trauma and hemorrhaging
    • BETTER patient comfort
    • EFFECTIVE retraction
Specifications
Attribute Name
Value
Catalog Number
56944
Delivery System
Capsule
Impression Type
Gingival Retraction
Details
  • The extra fine tip fits directly into the sulcus.
  • Enables a clean, dry sulcus and robust hemostasis.
  • Hygienic unit-dose capsule.
  • Versus dental retraction cords:
  • Convenient and time-saving retraction process: Up to 50% faster.
  • Lower risk of hemorrhage.
  • Gentle on tissue for improved patient comfort.
  • Versus competing pastes:
  • Easy access into the sulcus.
  • Better interproximal access due to capsule’s extra-fine tip.
  • Compatible with most composite dispensers.

Get easy access to the sulcus with 3M™Astringent Retraction Paste patented extra fine tip. The retraction paste dispenses easily using common composite dispensers and effectively deflects marginal gingiva.

NOTE: The content of one unit dose capsule is sufficient to treat up to three teeth. The capsules are for single use and must not be used on more than one patient.

Suggested Applications

  • 3M™ Astringent Retraction Paste is indicated for the temporary tissue retraction of the marginal gingiva to provide a dry sulcus when the periodontium is healthy, such as:
  • taking impressions (material-based or digital)
  • preparation of temporary casts
  • preparation of Class II and V fillings.The product must not be used in patients suffering from a diseased periodontium, open furcations or exposed bone.
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