3M Espe Ketac Molar Glass Ionomer Cement
Ketac Molar by 3M ESPE is a glass ionomer restorative material used in restorative dentistry. They provide excellent results with little effort for many indications. The excellent mechanical properties make it a suitable restorative material for posterior teeth. They can be used as bulk fill restoratives. These glass ionomer restoratives exhibit excellent wear resistance, minimal abrasion and excellent surface hardness. They can be used for treating patients in all age groups. Its quick and easy use, makes it suitable for paediatric restorative therapy. Ketac Molar demonstrated lower acid erosion than other glass ionomer products, resulting in a more durable and long lasting restoration.
Store Ketac Molar at t 15-25° C.
Glass Ionomers from 3M ESPE – a perfect solution for any kind of patient
Not all patients are alike – and that's another important reason for differentiated therapy. Depending on each patient group's needs, your daily practice faces different typical demands: 3M ESPE glass ionomers make it easy for you to respond to the needs and wishes of very different patient groups. They allow you to provide immediate help in a wide range of situations, and thus give you more time to get to the root of the real problem (for example, periodontal disease or a high risk of caries) and find the right solution. And that means satisfied patients and less stress for you.
|PATIENTS||Photac™ Fil Quick||Ketac™ Molar Quick||Ketac™ Molar||Vitremer™||Ketac™ Fil Plus||Ketac™ Silver|
|Quick treatment with uncooperative patients||•||•|
|Use without conditioning||•|
|Time saved due to light cure||•||•|
|Use of strontlum glass||•||•|
|Level of flouride release||++++||+||+||++||+++||++|
|High abrasion resistance||•||•||•|
|Deciduous teeth fillings||•||•||•||•||•|
|Permanent fillings Class I||•||•||•|
After preparing the cavity and applying pulp protection if indicated the cavity is conditioned using a suitable dentin conditioner such as the Ketac conditioner for 10 seconds. Do not over dry the cavity as it may lead to post-operative sensitivity.
Working and Setting times
Working time after start of mix
Setting time after start of mix
Setting time is accelerated in temperatures over 23° C. Exceeding given working time will affect the adhesion to enamel &dentin
Finishing should be started 4:30 minutes after the start of mix at the earliest. Ketac Glaze can be used for surface sealing.
- Posterior tooth single surface restorations
- Core build-up
- Fillings in deciduous teeth
- Lining for single and multiple surface composite fillings
- Stress bearing Class II restorations where the isthumus is less than half of the intercuspal distance and presence of at least one occlusal contact on enamel
- Cervical fillings in areas of less aesthetic significance
- Uniplanar and multiplanar temporary restorations
- Minimally Invasive Dentistry
- Bulk fill Glass Ionomer restorative
- High abrasion resistance
- Fluoride release
- Homogenous material quality
- Long term stability
- Minimal abrasion
- Excellent surface hardness