Dental composites

A trusted leader in dental composite filling materials, 3M provides you with a range of dental restoratives that stand for reliable clinical performance.

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Combining excellent polish retention, wear resistance and strength.

As a busy dentist, you want to provide your patients with beautiful dental restorations that last.

  • 3M Filtek composite dispenser

    Are you looking for right restorative material for your practice? Looking for simpler, faster restorations?

    A trusted leader in composite filling materials, 3M provides you with a range of dental restoratives that stand for reliable clinical performance. Through the incorporation of nanotechnology in some universal as well as flowable composites, 3M has been first to combine lasting polish, easy handling, high strength and wear resistance into one single product, a nanocomposite.

Proven benefits of 3M composite materials to fit your unique needs

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    A full line of restorative solutions to fit your unique needs.
    Our family of dental restoratives lets you choose just the right option to fit any patient situation — from highly aesthetic, to highly simple for an easier day.
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    Excellent polish retention

    3M’s patented TRUE nanotechnology polishes easily and retains its natural gloss better than other composites.*

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    High strength and wear resistance

    In a comparative test, flexural strength performed the same or better than other leading composites.*

Choose the dental composite material that fits your need

Exceptional Aesthetics

Natural Simplicity

Efficiency

3M™ Filtek™ Supreme XTE Restorative

3M™ Filtek™ Supreme XTE Restorative

A high-performance, versatile nanocomposite. Excellent aesthetics, strength and low wear rate with a wide range of shades and opacities.*

3M™ Filtek™ Universal Restorative

3M™ Filtek™ Universal Restorative

Designed to make aesthetic single-shade restorations easier through NaturalMatch technology. Only eight shades and an Extra White cover all VITA classical and bleach shades.

3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative

3M™ Filtek™ One Bulk Fill Restorative

Designed to make posterior restorations faster and easier! Its unique optical properties and improved opacity give you the simplicity of one-step placement—up to 5 mm*— without compromising aesthetics results.

Polish retention

Shades

36 shades, 4 opacities

8 shades + Extra White & Pink Opaquer

5 shades

TRUE Nanotechnology

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Recommended for

Classes I, II, III, IV and V

Classes I, II, III, IV and V

Classes I, III, V (Up to 4 mm), II (up to 5 mm)

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Looking for a flowable restorative?

  • 3M flowable composites

    Say goodbye to problems caused by bubbles in flowable composites.

    • Bubbles in flowable composites can complicate treatment. That’s why 3M designed a new ergonomic syringe that virtually eliminates them.
    • 3M™ Filtek™ Supreme Flowable Restorative and 3M™ Filtek™ Bulkfill Flowable Restorative help you to virtually eliminate bubbles, cut waste and reduce pressure needed for injection.* Good for repairing small defects, use as a base or as a pit and fissure sealant.
    • » Dental Advisor has awarded Filtek Supreme Flowables Restorative a 96% clinical rating. «
    • DISCOVER FILTEK FLOWABLES
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Trust Nanotechnology for a gloss that lasts

3M’s patented true nanotechnology particles keeps much better than most other composites. That means your restorations will keep their natural gloss for years.

Our nanotechnology composites include: Filtek Supreme XTE, Filtek Universal, Filtek One Bulk Fill, Filtek Supreme Flowable Restorative and Filtek Bulk Fill Restorative materials.

Designed to simplify your success - from start to finish.

  • 3M™ Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive Plus
    1. Bond

    No matter which dental adhesive you choose, you need one thing: confidence. Unreliable bonds can result in failures and post-op sensitivity. For all your adhesive needs, discover our range of adhesives

  • Dental composites
    2. Restore

    A great restoration starts with the right composite. Our family of 3M™ Filtek™ Restoratives lets you choose just the right option to fit any patient situation — from highly aesthetic, to highly simple for an easier day.

  • Elipar DeepCure curing light
    3. Cure

    You can always be sure that a restoration is fully cured at the surface, but it can be impossible to know if it is fully cured deep down in the cavity. 3M took this as a challenge. The 3M™ Elipar™ DeepCure LED curing lights deliver a cure you can trust, even in deep restorations.

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    4. Polish

    Polishing and finishing solutions are designed to help you quickly and efficiently achieve a result similar to diamond polishing. Our discs, strips and spirals come in a range of sizes and grits.

Dental advisor awards for Imprint 4

Dental composite trusted for over 50 years in over 1 billion restorations.*

For more than 50 years, dentists around the world have trusted 3M dental composites to complete over 1 billion dental restorations. Backed by advanced material science, we can help you deliver the most efficient to the most esthetic restorations.

*Data available on internal file.

Dive a little deeper with insights from industry experts

  • 3M Brain Floss Dental Blog
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  • Clinical Case: Stabilizing Complex Cases with Single Shade Composites

    One of the benefits of using a single shade of composite in a restorative procedure is that it allows the clinician to focus on the shape of the tooth which is critical to the final esthetic outcome.

    Dr. Jordi Manauta, Italy


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Explore further details and case studies

  • Procedural Case Studies
    Filtek Procedural Case Studies
    A collection of 9 cases with Filtek restorations
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    Warm with confidence
    The latest Filtek composite are all suitable for warming, which can have multiple benefits. Read about it here.
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    Case: Class IV Composite Replacement
    Clinical dentistry and photography by Dr. Paulo Monteiro.
  • 3M dental composite products
  • A full line of dental composites to fit your unique needs

    Download our 3M Filtek Product overview to choose the dental composite that matches your indication.

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