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My personal Filtek™ Story

Almost everyone has a Filtek™ Story. What’s yours?

If you're like most dentists, you have an amazing Filtek™ story to share. Maybe you fixed a patient's chipped tooth, or helped a patient regain their brilliant smile. Tell us how Filtek™ Supreme XTE has helped you and your patients

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Share your own Filtek™ story.

"Practicing for 12 years and finally impressed"

Submitted by: Dr.T. Ismail (Gauteng)

I have been practicing for the last 12 years and thus have tried every new material that has appeared on the market. In all this time, no single material has impressed me more than Filtek™ Supreme XTE.

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"Filtek™ Supreme an exceptional product"

Submitted by: Dr. Ayesha Chothia (Pietermaritzburg, KZN)

I have been using Filtek™ Supreme XTE after attending a workshop for the product. I have found Supreme XTE to be an exceptional product, providing excellent handling and superb polishing.

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"Truly a product that lives up to its name"

Submitted by: Dr. S Seetal (Durban, KZN)

Truly a product that lives up to its name. I have been using Filtek™ Supreme since its introduction, and the transition to the XTE has been phenomenal.

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"So impressed with the excellent aesthetic results"

Submitted by: Dr. B.F Mathibela (Sandton,Gauteng)

I remember so vividly the time when 3M ESPE came to my practice to introduce the Original Filtek™ Supreme as I had been a Z100™ user for so many years.

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"Best results imaginable"

Submitted by: Dr.Jurgens Grove (Bryanston, Gauteng)

I have been using Filtek™ Supreme for many years. I attended an anterior composites hands-on course organized by 3M ESPE.

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"A smoother polished surface"

Submitted by: Dr.J.Smit (Durbanville,Cape Town)

I have always been a loyal 3M ESPE supporter and for many years I've used Z100™. After receiving information from 3M ESPE, I decided to give Filtek™ Supreme XTE a try. This product has changed my practice.

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"If it works, why change?"

Submitted by: Dr Ron Lareman (Mossel Bay, Cape Town)

If it works, why change? It has always been Scotchbond™ Multi Purpose Plus and a 3M composite. Today it is Filtek™ Supreme XTE.

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"Using Filtek™ Supreme XTE from the beginning"

Submitted by: Dr. Dewald Scholtz (Western Cape)

I have been using Filtek™ Supreme XTE since it was launched and I am still using it today.The many different shades and opacities and non stick handling, makes it such a fantastic aesthetic product to work with.

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"A Beautiful Smile"

Submitted by: Dr.Fazil Patel (Mitchellsplain, Cape Town)

A young lady of 17 came with a diastema between her central incisors- saying that "I'm embarrassed to smile" . She couldn't afford porcelain veneers as she was in high school and I practice in a fairly poor economic area. I suggested closing the diastema using Filtek™ Supreme XTE and gave her Mother the cost of the restorations.

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"Filtek™ the gap filler in my Practice"

Submitted by: Dr. Jacques Smit

Just before leaving the cold shores of the UK to return home to South Africa, I attended a Dental Innovations conference in Birmingham where 3M ESPE were launching their new composite Filtek™ Supreme XTE. I purchased the new introductory kit with full range of colours and Scotchbond™ Multipurpose bond and brushes as well as the new Epilar™ Freelight cordless light.

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"Are there any other composites?"

Submitted by: Dr. Ebrahim haffejee

Having been in practice for 37 years and having tried all sorts of flavours of the day, I only use Filtek™ Supreme XTE in my practice. Its ease of use, polish ability and durability make my twilight years easier!

"Restoring Self Worth"

Submitted by: Dr. Imran Cassim

One of the reasons I became a Dentist was that I had a chipped front tooth that I got teased about at school. We were advised by a dentist that I needed a crown and my dad could not afford it and it made a great difference to my confidence when I had it filled years later.

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