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Consistently Accurate Impressions…

Click to download:  3rd Generation AFFINITYProduct Sheet, AFFINITY's "Technique Designed" Features & Benefits

InFlex is the only tray material designed for the dual-arch impression technique and specifically to prevent the impression distortion so commonly associated with this technique. InFlex combines an ideal flow to drive the light body into the sulcus without over-displacing it. Another unique feature to InFlex is its rigidity upon curing. Similar to a bite registration, InFlex becomes very rigid and supportive. This is very crucial when using a dual-arch impression tray, especially a plastic one. InFlex is available in both regular and fast set. InFlex is also available in 380ml MegaMix cartridges for automix dispensing.

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Uncompromised Physical Properties. Unmatched Clinical Performance. Unparalleled Accuracy.
AFFINITY™ Hydroactive Impression Material is your surest step toward consistently accurate impressions. Among its many virtues are independent working and set times that in the end reduce the overall procedure time, excellent physical properties that aid in both the accuracy and predictability of the material’s performance, and a variety of viscosities for your preferred impressioning technique. All this, because of a unique 3rd generation chemistry.


What is 3rd Generation Chemistry?

Found only in AFFINI TY, this advanced chemistry features a hydroactive surfactant that is grafted to a branched resin. The consistent distribution of resin throughout the material gives AFFINITY greater accuracy, and several other clear advantages over other materials:

  • Enhanced hydrophilicity for excellent performance in the presence of moisture, especially with subgingival preparations.
  • Matched fluid states between the tray and wash materials to better capture the preparation site.
  • 100% cure, which translates to high tear strength and dimensional stability.

Previous generation materials have a surfactant, of course, but it is ungrafted, preventing a complete cure and compromising physical properties.


Working and Set Times That Work For You

No matter how much working time you use, 3rd generation AFFINITY’s set time is always less than 3:00 minutes. Why? The working time is independent from the set time. That means you can use as much of the 1:45 minute working time as you need, place the material intraorally, then set your timer for 3:00 minutes. No need to add the unused working time to the set time like you have to do with previous generation materials!

In addition to lessening patient discomfort and the possibility of gagging, a faster intraoral set time helps prevent distortion, as there is far less opportunity for tray/material disruption, which can occur when a patient swallows, or is in discomfort.

For single preparation impressions, try our fast set formula in four viscosities. You’ll get 1:10 minutes of working time and a less than 2:00 minute set time. And the same principle holds true – use only what you need of the working time; the set time never changes.


High Tear Strength and Dimensional Stability
AFFINITY’s 3rd generation chemistry gives you 100% cure due to its unique grafted surfactant. As a result, AFFINITY’s tear strength is clinically superior to that of competing materials. In a clinical study, AFFINITY Light Body HF exhibited tear strengths in excess of 50% higher than Imprint™ II Low Viscosity (3M™/ESPE™), and Impregum™ Penta Soft Light Body (3M™/ESPE™) (fig 1).

 

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Technique Designed Viscosities
CLINICIAN’S CHOICE®, in collaboration with leading clinicians and general dentists alike, developed viscosities specifically designed for your preferred impression-taking technique. Try Light Body HF (High Flow) if you like your material to flow on its own. If you’d rather air syringe the material into the sulcus, reach for Light Body RF (Regular Flow). If you use any dual-arch tray, InFlex Tray Material is designed specifically for the closed-bite technique. Whatever procedure you’re about to undertake on your next patient – a bite registration, an edentulous impression, any impression with a stock or custom, metal or plastic tray – there is an ideally designed AFFINITY viscosity that will consistently produce the accuracy you demand.

 

AFFINITY 2-packs:  2-50ml cartridges, mixing tips, instructions, MSDS

  • # 024420 LIGHT BODY HF (regular set)
  • # 024425 LIGHT BODY HF (fast set)
  • # 024410 LIGHT BODY RF (regular set)
  • # 024415 LIGHT BODY RF (fast set)
  • # 025400 MONOPHASE
  • # 023400 HEAVY BODY (regular set)
  • # 023405 HEAVY BODY (fast set)
  • # 022400 INFLEX (regular set)
  • # 022405 INFLEX (fast set)
  • # 026400 QUICK BITE
  • # 021400 AFFINITY Crystal


Now Available in MegaMix Cartridges for Automated Mixing Machines

Experience the benefits of Advanced 3rd Generation AFFINITY InFlex Maximum Support Tray Material and AFFINITY Heavy Body in automated mixing machine format with NEW Megamix cartridges. 

390ml MegaMix Cartridge

Inflex (Regular or Fast Set), Heavy Body (Regular or Fast Set)

  • # 012380 Inflex RS 
  • # 012385 Inflex FS 
  • # 013380 Heavy Body RS 
  • # 013385 Heavy Body FS 
  • # 033138 MegaMix Mixing Tips 10-pack
  • # 033538 MegaMix Mixing Tips 50-pack


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