Finishing and Polishing - 3M™ Sof-Lex™ Finishing and Polishing System

For all those who aim at creating restorations with high gloss similar to natural teeth, 3M has developed an easy-to-use, colour-coded finishing and polishing system for the adjustment of composite, compomer, metal and ceramic restorations.

3M Sof-Lex Diamond Finihsing and Polishing spirals
Give your restoration a diamond-like gloss without the mess.

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    How much time do you spend creating beautiful smiles?

    3M™ Sof-Lex™ Finishing and Polishing Solutions is designed to help you quickly and efficiently achieve a result similar to diamond polishing. Due to the availability of the strips as well as discs in different grits and widths, even interproximal areas, as well as facial and lingual margins, can be finished and polished in a time-saving procedure without damaging the achieved results – all with an easy pop-off mount for quick changes.

Advantages of the 3M Sof-Lex Finishing and Polishing System

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    Grits for every step.
    Discs and strips come in coarse, medium, fine and superfine grits.
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    Colour-coded for easy guidance.

    Discs and strips come in coarse, medium, fine and superfine grits.

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    Easy pop-on mounting.

    Quickly change between discs or spirals as you work through the procedure.

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    Flexible and gentle.

    Unique, spiral geometry adapts to all tooth anatomy, and is kinder to gingival tissue.

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    All surfaces usable.

    Because abrasive particles are embedded throughout the rubberised spirals, all surfaces of the spiral design can be used: side, top, bottom and edge.

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    Multi-use.

    The multi-purpose Sof-Lex™ spirals can be sterilsed and reused, making them an economical choice for your practice.

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Proven clinical performance

In a clinical evaluation from the Dental Advisor, 3M Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System received:

  •    for a “very good product””
  • 92% clinical rating
  • 90% would recommend to a colleague

Read the full evaluation on Dental Advisor

Indications for 3M Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System

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    3M™ Sof-Lex™ Pre-Polishing Spiral (beige)
    Indicated to smooth the surface of restorations
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    3M™ Sof-Lex™ Pre-Polishing Spiral (pink)
     

    Indicated for final high-gloss polishing.

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    Direct Restorations
    • Composite restorations
    • Resin-modified glass ionomers
    • Bisacrylic temporary materials
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    Indirect Restorations
    • Composite
    • 3M™ Lava™ Ultimate CAD/CAM Restorative
    • Precious and semi-precious metal
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"You are able to polish into anatomy you have created without polishing the anatomy away."

Dental Advisor consultant - Read the full evaluation

See the 3M Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System in action

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    Sof-Lex™ Diamond Polishing System Technique Video
    Duration: 1:09 min
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    Aesthetic Restoration Solution Overview
    Duration: 1:15 min
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    Polishing in a clinical case of Dr. Martagon
    Duration: 1:01 min

Discover the Sof-Lex Finishing and Polishing family

Explore more details about the 3M Sof-Lex Polishing System

  • Technical Data Sheet

    Learn more about the 3M Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System including: Procedure overview, research survey results about instrument usage in different steps, technology and performance details and much more.

  • Procedure Guide

    The Sof-Lex system is colour-coded from dark (coarse) to light (superfine) for an easily followed step-by-step process. Easy, pop-on mounting lets you quickly change discs or spirals — so you can move efficiently through your finishing and polishing procedure.

  • A guide to maximize the use of the Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System

    This guide will provide useful information to capture all the benefits of the Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System.
    Follow these helpful tips to maximize the benefits and longevity of this system.

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