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Filtek™ Z250 Universal Restorative System

The classic in hybrid technology – proven a million times!

Universal Composite

Dental Restorative

Dental Advisor

Source: Filtek Z250 universal restorative 9-year Clinical Performance Report; The Dental Advisor, Vol. 25, No. 5 June 2008, p. 14-15

3M™ ESPE™ Filtek™ Z250 Universal Restorative has been used in over a million restorations worldwide. Based on reliable hybrid technology it is ideally suited for convenient single-shade restorations in the anterior and especially in the posterior region.

Filtek Z250 universal restorative was rated an “excellent choice for durable, aesthetic restorations in anterior and posterior teeth”.

  • Long-term clinical experience
  • Easily sculptable and virtually non-sticky
  • Patented zirconium/silica filler for contrast rich radiopacity without heavy metal additives
 

Product information

Features & Benefits

  • Filler loading 82% by weight (60% by volume)
  • Radiopaque
  • 10 seconds curing time for 2.5mm increments in combination with 3M™ ESPE™ Elipar™ S-10 LED Curing Light. Shades B0.5, C4 and UD are cured in 2.0mm increments for 15 seconds
  • Syringe and capsule delivery
  • 9 year clinical history

Indications

  • Direct anterior and posterior restorations
  • Indirect inlays, onlays and veneers
  • Sandwich technique
  • Core build-up
  • Cusp build-up
  • Splinting

Ordering information

  Item No. Product Information
Introductory Kit - Syringes 6020 Introductory Kit - Syringes
4 syringes, 4 g each in the Shades A2, A3.5, A4, B3,
1 Bottle Scotchbond 1 XT Adhesive 3 ml,
1 Syringe Scotchbond Etchant 3 ml, Accessories,
Shade Guide, Trial Kit Sof-Lex Pop-On XT Polishing Discs
  Syringes
  6020A1 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade A1
  6020A2 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade A2
Syringes 6020A3 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade A3
  6020A3.5 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade A3.5
  6020A4 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade A4
  6020B0.5 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade 3M B0.5
  6020B1 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade B1
  6020B2 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade B2
  6020B3 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade B
  6020C2 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade C2
  6020C3 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade C3
  6020C4 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade C4
  6020D3 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade D3
  6020I 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade I
  6020UD 1 Syringe 4 g, Shade UD
  Capsules
  6021A1 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade A1
  6021A2 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade A2
Capsules 6021A3 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade A3
  6021A3.5 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade A3.5
  6021A4 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade A4
  6021B0.5 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade B0.5
  6021B1 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade B1
  6021B2 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade B2
  6021B3 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade B3
  6021C2 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade C2
  6021C3 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade C3
  6021C4 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade C4
  6021D3 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade
  6021I 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade I
  6021UD 1 Capsule 0.2 g, Shade UDI
  12-2716-0385-9 1 Shade Guide Filtek Z250

Clinical application

Posterior Restoration with Filtek Z250

Replacement of an insufficient amalgam filling with an aesthetic 3M™ ESPE™ Filtek™ Z250 Universal Restorative restoration.

Figure 1

Figure 1: Insufficient amalgam restoration before treatment.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Liebenberg

Figure 2

Figure 2: Clinical situation after restoration with Filtek Z250.

 

Anterior Restoration with Filtek Z250

Figure 1

Figure 1: Initial situation.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Reich, Munich
Data Source: 3M ESPE internal data

Figure 2

Figure 2: Final restoration with Filtek Z250 using the shade A2.

 

Studies and science

9 Year Clinical Performance (The Dental Advisor)

Dental Advisor

Source: Filtek Z250 universal restorative 9-year Clinical Performance Report; The Dental Advisor, Vol. 25, No. 5 June 2008, p. 14-15

3M™ ESPE™ Filtek™ Z250 Universal Restorative was granted the highest award (5 Plus Rating) by the Dental Advisor (Zitat) for very good mechanical properties, excellent aesthetics, and long-term durability. To assess the performance of Filtek Z250 universal restorative, 565 restorations were placed in 269 patients.

Results: Filtek Z250 universal restorative showed over the nine years of evaluation time consistently high ratings for resistance to fracture, aesthetics, resistance to marginal discoloration and wear.

 

Overview Clinical Studies Filtek Z250 (2005 – 2009)

Long-term clinical evaluation of 2 dental materials used for the preparation of aesthetic inlays

Khairallah C, Hokayem A.
Odontostomatol Trop. 2009 Sep;32(127):5-13.

Clinical evaluation of a two-step etch & rinse and a two-step self-etch adhesive system in Class II restorations: two-year results.

Ermis RB, Kam O, Celik EU, Temel UB.
Oper Dent. 2009 Nov-Dec;34(6):656-63.

One year clinical evaluation of two different types of composite resins in posterior teeth.

Gianordoli Neto R, Santiago SL, Mendonça JS, Passos VF, Lauris JR, Navarro MF.
J Contemp Dent Pract. 2008 May 1;9(4):26-33.

Clinical evaluation of flowable resins in non-carious cervical lesions: two-year results.

Celik C, Ozgünaltay G, Attar N.
Oper Dent. 2007 Jul-Aug;32(4):313-21.

A 12-month clinical evaluation of composite resins in class III restorations.

Loguercio AD, Lorini E, Weiss RV, Tori AP, Picinatto CC, Ribeiro NR, Reis A.
J Adhes Dent. 2007 Feb;9(1):57-64.

Clinical evaluation of posterior composite restorations in endodontically treated teeth.

Can Say E, Kayahan B, Ozel E, Gokce K, Soyman M, Bayirli G.
J Contemp Dent Pract. 2006 May 1;7(2):17-25.Related citations.

One-year clinical evaluation of a flowable resin liner associated with a microhybrid resin in noncarious cervical lesions.

Loguercio AD, Zago C, Leal K, Ribeiro NR, Reis A.
Clin Oral Investig. 2005 Mar;9(1):18-20. Epub 2004 Nov 10.

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