Impregum™ Penta™ Soft Polyether Impression Material
The Shark Fin Test Proves it!
The taller the fin, the better the impression detail. Learn what the Shark Fin Test means for your practice! More. (PDF)
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Case Studies demonstrate practice improvements
Find out how two groups reduced crown adjustment or remake rates and decreased average crown seating time by using Impregum™ Penta™ Soft Quick Step Impression Material and the Pentamix™ 2 Mixing Units in their practices.
Summary of advantages
Better initial hydrophilicity than any VPS - provides void-free impressions in moist conditions
Contact angle measurement on unset material is a method used to determine hydrophilicity. These charted results show why Impregum™ Penta™ Soft Polyether Impression Material is valuable to dentists for getting precise impressions the first time.
Source: Klettke T., Kuppermann B., Führer C., Richter B., "Hydrophilicity of Precision Impression Materials During Working Time," CED/IADR, Istanbul, 2004, submitted for publication.
- Excellent flow properties - captures fine details for precise impressions
"Snap-set behavior" of soft polyether is ultra-forgiving
Source: 3M ESPE. Data on file.
- Less-rigid, soft polyether is easier to remove - great for dual-arch trays
- Quick-Step material cuts working and setting times by at least 33% over Impregum™ Penta™ Soft Polyether Impression Material
Impregum™ Penta Soft Polyether Impression Material Indications:
- Crowns and bridges
- Inlays and onlays
- Functional impressions
- Implant abutments
- Quick-setting materials especially suited for single-unit and two-unit impressions
Clinical and Scientific Data Demonstrate Outstanding Performance and Confirms Impression Material's Reliability and Success
"A Collection of Scientific Results" on Impregum™ Penta™ Soft Quick Step Impression Material is a comprehensive, easy-to-read source of clinical and scientific data. This collection contains a summary of all available scientific research, third-party endorsements and ratings, as well as clinical surveys and user testimonials. Click here. (PDF, 3.9mb)
Impregum Penta Soft Polyether Demonstrates Excellent Detail Reproduction
In vitro studies regarding detail reproduction performance: