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DURABILITY/MINIMAL WEAR
Clinicians can increase the longevity of their
BEFORE
AFTER
Dentistry and photography courtesy of Chad Duplantis, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Duplantis received his D.D.S. from UTHSC San
Antonio in 1999 and completed an Advanced Education
in General Dentistry program at Baylor College of
Dentistry in 2000. He maintains a small group private
practice in Fort Worth, TX, focusing on aesthetic
and restorative dentistry. Dr. Duplantis is an author,
a lecturer, and a key opinion leader in dentistry. His
interests are mainly in digital, implant, and restorative
dentistry. In 2020, Dr. Duplantis co-founded the
Facebook Group Dentists IN the Know, which is
designed to keep the dental industry well-informed.
@toothdoc_dup
restorations with proper finishing techniques.
A.S.A.P. Polishers not only provide a high gloss
luster, they can also reduce plaque accumulation
and increase patient comfort. These wheels
are especially kind to the gingiva in case of
accidental contact.
with
Chad Duplantis, DDS, FAGD
Composite Gloss - A.S.A.P.®
Maximum Gloss Per System
FAST
In our laboratory, we compared the gloss
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45.
produced by A.S.A.P. Polishers and Enhance/PoGo.
Each specimen was polished in 15-second
increments for a total of 45 seconds per step. The
data shows that A.S.A.P. Polishers produced a
higher gloss result after 30 seconds, than Enhance
and PoGo did after 90-seconds.
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30.
15.
15.
with
Nate Lawson, DMD, MA, PhD
Dr. Nate Lawson is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and the program
director of the Biomaterials residency program. He graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained his PhD in Biomedical
Engineering in 2012. His research interests are the mechanical, optical, and biologic properties of dental materials and clinical evaluation of new
dental materials.
Time (seconds)
Legend
@drnatelawson
Lawson, N. University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry. Gloss of composites with the use of several polishers. April
*Products are not trademarks of Clinician's Choice Dental Products, Inc.
A.S.A.P.®
Pre-Polisher
(Step 1)
Finishing System*
Shine Polisher
(Step 2)
System*
Enhance®
A.S.A.P.®
Final High
Lawson, N. University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry. Gloss of composites with the use of several polishers. April 2022.
*Products are not trademarks of Clinician's Choice Dental Products, Inc.
15
30
Time (seconds)
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15
30
45
Lawson, N. University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry. Gloss of composites with the use of several polishers. April 2022.
*Products are not trademarks of Clinician's Choice Dental Products, Inc.
Lawson, N. University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry. Gloss of composites with the use of several polishers. April 2022.
*Products are not trademarks of Clinician's Choice Dental Products, Inc.
PoGo®
45.
45.
Pre-polish
Pre-polish
Maximum Gloss Per System
Maximum Gloss per System
Maximum Gloss Per System
Maximum Gloss Per System
A.S.A.P.® Pre-Polisher
vs. Enhance®
Pre-polish
Pre-polish
30.
A.S.A.P. Pre-polisher (Step 1) achieves a
higher gloss in 15 seconds than Enhance
does in 45 seconds.
30. 86% more gloss
15.
15.15
15
15
30
30
Final High Shine Polish
Final High Shine Polish
A.S.A.P.® Final High Shine Polisher
vs. PoGo®
Final High Shine Polish
A.S.A.P. Final High Shine Polisher (Step 2) achieves
higher gloss in 15 seconds than PoGo in 45 seconds.
Final High Shine Polish
A.S.A.P. Final High Shine Polisher (Step 2) achieves
higher gloss in 15 seconds than PoGo in 45 seconds.
A.S.A.P. Pre-polisher (Step 1) achieves a
higher gloss in 15 seconds than Enhance
does in 45 seconds.
86%
more
gloss
A.S.A.P. Final High Shine Polisher (Step 2) achieves
higher gloss in 15 seconds than PoGo in 45 seconds.
A.S.A.P. Pre-polisher (Step 1) achieves a
higher gloss in 15 seconds than Enhance
does in 45 seconds.
A.S.A.P. Pre-polisher (Step 1) achieves a
higher gloss in 15 seconds than Enhance
does in 45 seconds.
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45 0
67% faster polish
30
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15
Time (seconds)
Time (seconds)
45 0
15
67% faster polish
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A.S.A.P
A.S.A.P. Final High Shine Polisher (Step 2) achieves
higher gloss in 15 seconds than PoGo in 45 seconds.
Shine Pol
PoGo®
Sy
PoGo®
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vs Enhance®
& Pogo®
Dr. Nate Lawson DMD, MA, PhD, University of Alabama
Maximum Gloss Per System
Pol
POLISHES MOST SUBSTRATES
Regardless of your chosen restorative material,
BEFORE
AFTER
Dentistry and photography courtesy of Megan Shelton, DMD
Dr. Megan Shelton is a restorative and cosmetic
dentist in Southern California. Dr. Shelton attended
the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. She
continued her education at the Kois Center and
graduated in 2021, which allows her to predictably
treat patients with complex problems. She is known
as a leader in the industry for her implementation of
digital dentistry, restorative materials, and continuing
education into her private practice and is now helping
other dentists to do the same.
@doctormeganshelton
clinicianschoice.com
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creating a natural luster is key to a successful restorative
result. The A.S.A.P. 2-step polishing system quickly
mimics this natural reflective surface on all composites,
zirconia, lithium disilicate, and most ceramics simply
by using light pressure and a wiping motion for 15-20
seconds per polisher.
with
Megan Shelton, DMD
Gloss Units
Gloss Units
Gloss Units
Gloss Units
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