Better by design
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Separator Wedge – better by design
This wedge is designed to separate. Although it has parallel sides, its rigidity increases as you push it in further. Its ski-jump tip is kind to the gingival papillae on the other side and it’s easy to hold and push in. The Separator Wedge provides good compression of the gingival tissues and prevents seepage while holding the matrix tight against the tooth.
Only 3 sizes are required.
For best results
- Place soon after the local anesthetic works to start the tooth separation. This also prevents catching the gingival tissues during tooth preparation.
- Push in several times to take up the slack as the teeth move apart.
- Slide partially back out while placing the matrix, then push back in firmly.
Pronounced ski-jump tip
Springy at the tip, becoming very rigid towards the handle
Handle has stops and a hole
Flat pad on the end of the handle