I love new technology. Whether it’s a new app or feature on my iPhone or a new device in dentistry, anything bleeding edge, I am drawn to. In my office, we use our iTero to scan every patient, and I use my SprintRay Pro 95 to print any model I need.

Recently I had a patient who broke a tooth on a partial denture. I tried to figure out a way to do a scan, but nothing really worked. I had to break out the alginate and do a pickup impression. The same thing can be true for basic restorative dentistry. I love the contacts and contours I get from sectional matrix systems. However, sometimes I can’t use them and I need a circumferential matrix.

In those situations, the QuickConnect Anatomy Band by Rhondium has become my go-to. QuickConnect Anatomy Bands are thin, circumferential matrix bands that do not utilize a Tofflemire retainer. They use their own retaining system with a detachable carrier and adjusting tool that makes for quick and easy placement, tightening, and adjusting. The retaining system is built into each band and is made of lightweight plastic……..

Read the rest of the article here https://www.dentaleconomics.com/science-tech/article/14298464/product-review-quickconnect-anatomy-band-by-rhondium.