Use 3M™ Imprint™ 4 VPS for speed, control and precision.
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With so many options to choose from, selecting the right impression material can feel like a daunting task.
Luckily, the 3M™ Imprint™ 4 family makes it easy. One name to remember in your practice, a wide range of options for your patients.
All 3M™ Imprint™ 4 products are designed to ensure a fast and efficient impression-taking process.
So you reliably get spot-on impressions for many indications, without any hassle.
All VPS is hydrophobic on its own.
3M™ Imprint™ 4 VPS Impression Material uses a unique and synergistic system that combines proven surfactant with a novel wetting enabler to achieve hydrophilicity.
Due to the unique chemistry, the setting time doesn't start until the end of the working time. That means you'll have enough time to load and seat the tray, whether you use a 1-step or 2-step impressioning technique.
Less stress for patients! The shortest intra-oral setting time of 1:15 min among leading VPS fast-setting impression materials due to active self-warming technology. This speeds up the setting reaction which means shorter chair time.
Imprint 4 material is hydrophilic and displaces moisture right from the start in the unset state. This allows the material to reproduce accurate details even in a moist environment—giving you ultimate precision and confidence.
In a clinical evaluation from the Dental Advisor, 3M™ Imprint™ 4 VPS Impression Material received:
3M™ Imprint™ 4 Preliminary
VPS Preliminary Impression Material
No dust, no mess, just low-stress
impressions. Pouring when convenient and
multiple times from only one impression.
High hydrophilicity for easy model pouring.
3M™ Astringent Retraction Paste
Faster and gentler way to retract gingival tissue and control bleeding.
3M™ Intra-Oral Syringe
Apply wash materials with extreme accuracy and less waste.
3M™ Pentamix™ 3 Automatic Mixing Unit
Void-free mixing at industry-leading speed.
3M™ Imprint™ 4 VPS Impression Material
Fastest intraoral setting time among VPS materials. It’s simply a better way to make better impressions.
3M™ Impression Tray
Easy-to-customise full-arch tray with self-retentive fleece strip and no need for a tray adhesive.
Where alginates require numerous long and messy work steps, Imprint 4 Preliminary VPS material conveniently delivers a highly accurate and dimensionally stable preliminary impression which can be poured multiple times.
Plus, automatic mixing with the 3M™ Pentamix System delivers a perfect mix making your entire procedure faster, more predictable and convenient.
Now you can eliminate the time-consuming and messy work steps needed for alginate impressions. Imprint 4 Preliminary VPS material makes your procedure faster and more convenient.
Impressions show virtually no dimensional change — even after three months. This allows for easy remakes of provisionals if necessary.
3M™ Imprint™ 4 Preliminary VPS Material & 3M™ Protemp™ 4 Temporisation Material
A strong team to make a good fitting temporary with a low smear layer and a smooth surface that can easily be removed from the impression – easy polishing included. You and your patients will benefit from a reliably tough temporary of patient-pleasing aesthetics.
With its great flow properties and no-slump consistency, Imprint 4 Bite material does not lock into undercuts or interdental areas.
Material hardness and low flexibility after setting allows for easy cutting and trimming as well as accurate positioning of stone models.
Imprint 4 Bite material offers a convenient working time and a short setting time of only 60 seconds, keeping procedures moving quickly while enhancing patient comfort.
Universal VPS bite registration material – ideally suited for occlusal recording including optical registration of occlusal data for CAD/CAM systems.
Full porcelain crown for a fractured and decalcified upper right canine (tooth #6). Using 3M™ Imprint™ 4 Penta™ Heavy and Imprint 4 Light VPS Impression Material.
Initial situation: glass ceramic inlay at tooth 46 needs to be replaced due to chipped disto-lingual ridge and insufficient margins.
3M™ Astringent Retraction Paste is injected into the sulcus for hemostasis and gingiva displacement.
To achieve optimum results 3M™ Astringent Retraction Paste is left on for at least 2 minutes.
Situation ready for impression taking.
3M™ Imprint™ 4 Super Quick Light is syringed around the preparation using 3M™ Intra-oral Syringe green.
Overview: Precision impression made in the 1-step heavy body/light body technique using 3M Imprint 4 Penta Super Quick Heavy (tray material) and Imprint 4 Super Quick Light (wash material).
Final: 3M™ Lava™ Ultimate onlay restoration.
Clinical dentistry and photography by:
Dr. Gunnar Reich, Munich, Germany
Dental Labs cite about 31% of impressions received are “bad” or “sub-par.” Let’s consider our main communication instrument with our dental lab: the impression.
Author: Dr. Akit Patel, BDS, MFDS RCS, MClinDent (Pros), MRD RCS
Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to create great impressions in your office. Including guides for key topics: Retract, Syringe and Mix, Impress
With this guide, a great-fitting restoration will never be a surprise.
Identify common impression problems, determine potential causes and provide solutions to get your impression procedure under control.
Including 10 Golden Rules for perfect impressions.
Click the link to download your copy of the Impression Troubleshooting Guide (PDF, 6.8MB).
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