The V3 Sectional Matrix System by Triodent has been named the No. 1 matrix system of 2009 and awarded five stars by Reality in the USA.
The same accolade has been awarded to one of the V3 System's components, the Wave-Wedge, in the wedge category.
The central component of the V3 System is the V3 Ring. The ring's design gives it wider indications for use, makes it easier to work with, and aims to provide predictable results.
The V3 spring is made from elastic nickel-titanium for strength and memory. The ring's glass-fiber reinforced plastic tines have been adapted to match the buccal and lingual surfaces of posterior teeth for retention. They also create an accurate cavity form, saving time spent on finishing.
The broad, V-shaped tines prevent the V3 Ring collapsing into wide cavities, allowing for a restoration where a cusp is missing. The tines also accommodate the wedge rather than competing with it for space.
The hollow undersides of the Wave-Wedges allow them to be stacked from the lingual and buccal sides simultaneously, even after the ring has been placed. The Wave-Wedge's central concavity adapts to the interproximal space for a seal on the V3 Matrix--a band notable for its anatomical shape. A marginal ridge again saves time in finishing.
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