from SDI

At SDI, we constantly monitor patient trends and look to seek out the opinions of dental professionals to make sure we are answering the needs of both. Take a closer look at our recent articles and case studies to find out why choice, effectiveness and ease of use are so high on our priority list.

composite restorations light cure imageArticles
March 12, 2019

Using layering techniques and lasers to create natural-looking composite restorations

Dan Ward demonstrates how to create natural composite restorations using different layering techniques, materials, and an erbium YAG laser.   Improved materials and instruments help us to produce restorations that are natural looking. Composite systems…
aura case study on colour matching and aestheticsArticles
March 12, 2019

Exceptional aesthetics with a unique colour matching system

aura Case Study - Dr Clarence Tam, Tam Dental Group, Auckland, New Zealand This 72-year-old male patient’s restoration on 35DO suffered marginal failure and recurrent caries.   Diagnosis and treatment plan The wide-box Class II…
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March 12, 2019

Shade matching & aesthetics – a simplified approach

For restorative dentists there’re a multitude of different composite materials constantly arriving on the market, all offering improved physical characteristics such as bond strength and polishability, and aesthetic properties including chroma and translucency, over the…
aura eASY multi-purpose restorative materialArticles
March 12, 2019

Serving all purposes – aura eASY

Composites can be one of the most difficult materials clinicians work with in practice. However, gone are the days where we question whether a single composite can serve all purposes, as the past decade has…