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Dental direct restorations

Return teeth to their original glory – and keep them there with our dental
products backed by science and reinforced by clinical history.

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    Let's make happiness a clinical outcome

      For patients, happiness means a beautiful smile that looks natural and creates confidence.
      For you, it means a practice that runs smoothly and efficiently.

      Since many restorative procedures involve direct restorations, 3M created a trusted procedure that allows you to create restorations that are fast, easy and consistently produce excellent outcomes.

      More patient-pleasing, predictable outcomes. More efficient procedures. It’s happiness all around.

Solutions for dental direct restorations

Direct restorations are equal parts art and science. Our products are powered by over a century of R&D excellence in safety and manufacturing. With advanced material science in adhesives, abrasives and nanotechnology, we can help you return teeth to their original glory – and keep them there.

  • Decades of clinically-proven adhesives for dental bonding you can trust.

  • Dental composite trusted for over fifty years in over 1 billion restorations.

  • Give your restorations a diamond-like gloss without the mess.

  • Have confidence in a deep, uniform dental cure.

Featured products for dental direct restorations

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Free white paper: Restoring conservatively with confidence

Direct restoratives pose unique clinical challenges, but can also open new and exciting avenues for your practice. From shade selection, all the way to a glossy polish, find the direct route to restorative success.

Download our free 12 page whitepaper.

Our expert author: Dr. Marcos Vargas, DDS

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    Author: Dr. John Weston, DDS, FAACD

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