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Kerr’s improved Maxcem Elite offers up to 90% higher bond strength to dentin

Feb. 20, 2015
New and improved Maxcem Elite cement to debut at Chicago Dental Society’s 150th Midwinter Meeting.

Kerr Corporation, a member of KaVo Kerr Group, announces the launch of its new and improved Maxcem Elite cement. For over 10 years, Maxcem has offered self-adhesive technology to dental professionals, and Maxcem Elite will continue to offer that adhesion, as well as compatibility with all indirect restorations.

A self-etch, self-adhesive resin cement, Maxcem Elite is easy to use, offering up to 90% higher bond strength to dentin than the previous formula and predictable handling when compared to other leading self-adhesive cements. Maxcem Elite offers “One-Peel” cleanup, and no hand mixing or refrigeration is required.

“One of the most exciting things about the new and improved Maxcem Elite launch is the way it builds on the strength of the original product and the wider Kerr platform. The ability to deliver 90% greater bond strength to dentin is made possible by optimizing the formula which still utilizes the same adhesive monomer used in Kerr’s OptiBond family of bonding agents,” shared Adrienne Collins, Senior Product Manager for Kerr. “We are constantly exploring new products and product updates in our organization in order to deliver better outcomes for the dental practices [that] depend on Kerr.”

Dentists using the earlier version of Maxcem Elite, or those who are interested in finding a new cement for their practices, can see the updated formulation firsthand at the 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting this February. Current Maxcem Elite customers will be transitioned to the updated version of the product when it starts shipping from dealer partners in mid-February. Kerr anticipates that the transition will be complete by Q2 of this year.

To learn more about Maxcem Elite, visit or call (800) KERR-123.