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Clinician's Choice® Template® Ultra Quick Matrix Material

CRD Item Number: 028904

Manufacturer SKU: 028904

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Template® is an ultra-quick, ultra-accurate silicone matrix material specially designed for provisional matrix fabrication. Template flows into embrasure areas and into the finest morphology to capture superior detail.

Designed specifically for provisional matrix fabrication, Template is the faster, more accurate, and more stable solution for your next temporary matrix. Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material flows beautifully like a medium body impression material, captures exquisite detail and sets in just 30 seconds. Once cured, Template is rigid, it snaps back into the mouth and won’t buckle in the embrasure areas like alginate. The result is minimal flash and maximum provisional accuracy.

Put away the alginate, putty, bite registration material or vacuum form material, and use Template to create the most accurate matrix you’ve ever seen - in less than one minute.

Template is also the ideal material for the Lingual Matrix Technique for Class III and IV restorations. When you use Template and the Lingual Matrix Technique, you can pre-shape and refine the lingual surface while you’re restoring the tooth, leaving only the polishing step to complete the restoration.

Indications for Use

Use Template impression material to take an initial dental impression for fabricating temporary restorations.

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Provisional Crown Technique

Dentistry courtesy of Dr. Brad Carson. Photography courtesy of Dr. Gildo Santos.

  1. Crown to be temporized.

    dental crown to be temporized
  2. Template has ideal flow without slumping.

    template flow
  3. Inspire Esthetic Provisional Composite is extruded into the Template matrix. Template captures sharp marginal and occlusal detail and becomes rigid.

    inspire composite extruded into template
  4. Inexpensive TempTrays are ideal for the Template matrix technique.

    dental impression
  5. Template's accuracy results in minimal flash and finishing time.

    minimal flash on a temporary crown
  6. Inspire is strong, dense and easy to finish (pre-polish shown here).

    pre polished temporary crown
  7. In seconds, Inspire can be polished to an ultra-esthetic finish.

    polished temporary crown

Lingual Matrix Technique

Dentistry and photography courtesy of Dr. Gildo Santos.

  1. Initial case showing tooth #9 fractured.

    fractured tooth
  2. After a mock-up restoration, the lingual and incisal surfaces were captured by a thick layer of Template.

    lingual and incisal surface captured by template
  3. After tooth preparation, etching, and bonding agent applied and light-cured, a nano-filled composite was packed against Template matrix to form the lingual shelf.

    packed composite in tooth
  4. Dentin layer of a nano-filled composite was used to replicate the "dentin" portion of the restoration.

    dentin replication on a tooth
  5. Final layer of microfill composite (enamel shade) was placed to complete the restoration, cured, then polished.

    microfill composite on tooth

Introducing new Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material 120 mL cartridges for use with Clinician's Choice PowerMix Automatic Impression Material Dispenser.

Comparing Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material to putty and alginate.

Template is a fast-setting matrix material from Clinician's Choice that will allow you to efficiently create a custom matrix.

Lingual Matrix technique using Template, Evanesce™ Nano-Enhanced Universal Restorative Composite, and Clinician's Choice® Dr. Ronald Jordan Composite Instruments.

"A PVS specifically designed for provisional stents, the higher durometer and accuracy of this material limits the time it takes to construct a quality provisional restoration. Template comes in clear as well for use with dual-cured provisional materials!"

Robert Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI, FACD

"Precision, predictability, and time savings rarely come together; however, that is what I experience everyday when I use Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material for my provisional matrices."

Dr. Parag R. Kachalia

"I use posterior TempTrays and Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material daily. There is not an easier way, that I know of, to fabricate a posterior temporary crown."

Dr. Elliot Mechanic

Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material 4-Pack (Item Number: 028904):

  • 4 x 50 mL cartridges
  • 12 x Mixing tips
  • IFU/SDS

Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material 12-Pack (018912):

  • 12 x 50 mL cartridges
  • 10 x IFU/SDS

Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material 36-Pack (018936):

  • 36 x 50 mL cartridges
  • IFU/SDS

Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material 120 mL Powermix Cartridge (021812):

  • 2 x 120 mL cartridges
  • IFU/SDS

Q: What is Template used for?

A: To fabricate the temporary matrix and/or to form a lingual matrix for the composite layering technique.

Q: What makes a Template matrix better than one made from putty or bite registration material?

A: Template has better flowability which means that it can capture highly defined hard tissue detail, resulting in greater accuracy than putty or bite registration (and greater accuracy means less adjusting and finishing time required). Furthermore, Template’s working time and set time is much faster than putty and sets quite hard, but not brittle like bite registration can be.

Q: Can Template be used for anything other than provisional impressions?

A: Yes, Template is an excellent material for the lingual matrix technique. When you use Template for the lingual matrix technique, you can pre-shape and refine the lingual surface while you’re restoring the tooth, leaving only the polishing step to complete the restoration.

Q: Is Template reusable?

A: Yes, Template can be stored for use in the case of a fractured temporary.

Q: Can a Template matrix be trimmed?

A: Yes, Template is easily trimmed using a sharp scalpel.

View clinical technique article Easier and Faster Aesthetic Bonding: The Keys to Success in Dentistry Today by Dr. Todd Snyder.

View case presentation Smile Update: Maximum Results with Minimum Treatment in Dental Product Shopper by Dr. Todd Snyder.

View the Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material Product Sheet.

View the Template Ultra Quick Matrix Material IFU/SDS.

Recommended Tips: 6.5 "T-Mixer" Mixing Tip

Recommended Trays: TempTray

Recommended Dispensing Gun: Dual-Port Impression Gun

Recommended Provisional Composite: Inspire Esthetic Provisional Composite

Recommended Temporary Cement: Cling2 Temporary Cement