TBU # 012: Biomimetic Tip: Reel Matrix, Band within a Band

band within a band deep margin elevation garrison dental Mar 17, 2022

My preferred matrix band is the reel matrix from Garrison Dental Solutions.  It has the most versatility to it and is easy to handle and use once you figure it out.  Its not super technical, in regards to the placement, but there is a slight learning curve to it.  

Often times with super deep decay, a deep margin elevation requires an additional band to help reach the deepest portion of the prep.  Here's a little trick to help extend if you need a little bit of extra length to the band.  I'm doing a band within a band technique.  Really there isn't any order for preference on which band to place first.  Its more of a case by case basis and whatever gets the results you need.  

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