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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.

Articles
December 2, 2021

How The Radii Xpert Professional LED Curing Light can radicalise your practice

Any dentist knows that the right tools can make all the difference to day-to-day work. It’s true that there’s no shortage of options when choosing your go-to curing light, but certain features can make all…
Jati Heer Luna blogArticles
December 2, 2021

SDI’s new Luna nano-hybrid composite excels when put to the test

Having a workflow that’s seamless and provides excellent results is the aim of any dental professional. Everyone has their own preferred way of working, which is why proven, versatile tools are the biggest advantage any…
Articles
November 8, 2021

Shoot for the moon

Jatinder Heer shares how SDI’s new Luna nano-hybrid composite complements his workflow – and provides excellent results when restoring all types of dentition.
News
July 8, 2021

Here comes summer!

The weather may not always play ball but summer is finally here. Although things aren’t exactly back to ‘normal’ (whatever that is), after a year like no other we’re seeing businesses, offices and venues reopen,…
Articles
May 27, 2021

Restoration of Recurrent Caries Affecting a Restored Maxillary Premolar Using Aura Flow® and Luna® Composite

This 29 year old female patient attended for restoration of the upper right maxillary second premolar. This tooth had recurrent caries noted clinically and had a pre existing extensive composite restoration. A direct restoration was…
Articles
May 27, 2021

Restoration of a Carious Maxillary First Molar with Aura Bulkfill® Composite

This 30 year old female patient attended for a dental assessment and clinically the upper left first maxillary molar was verified to have caries clinically and radiographically. There were no symptoms. Appropriate dietary counselling, analysis…
Articles
May 27, 2021

Luna – transforming restorative dentistry

Dental composites have been a part of dentistry for over 60 years and in that time they’ve come to revolutionise the way that clinicians approach restorative dentistry. Where once silver amalgam for fillings and metal…
SDI LunaArticles
March 3, 2021

It’s time to try SDI Luna

A universal nanohybrid composite that acts and looks like natural teeth When a tooth is compromised and its natural defence of enamel and dentin has broken down, it needs a composite restoration which acts and…
SDI Luna - best product by Dental Product ShopperArticles
February 24, 2021

Discover Luna – superior strength, superior aesthetics

First published in Dental Product Shopper, US dentists evaluate SDI Luna, the latest nanohybrid composite with excellent aesthetics and strength ideally suited for anterior and posterior restorations alike. Whether it’s a universal or flowable, a…
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…
shade-matching picArticles
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…
NHS dentistry versus private dentistry - no difference in aesthetic needArticles
March 4, 2019

The world of NHS and private patients

Dr Surby Matharoo BDS, Principal Dentist Bridge Dental Practice   The debates around NHS dentistry versus private dentistry have been rumbling on since the NHS system was first unveiled some 70 years ago. The two…
aura shadematching colour photoArticles
January 11, 2019

Taking the guesswork out of tooth colour

Successful shade matching of restorative materials has long been a challenge to clinicians. Dentine determines 95% of the colour of a tooth, and only 5% the enamel, so it’s the dentine shade that plays the…