With Venus Bulk Flow ONE, Kulzer responds to dentists' demand for one layer of bulk filling composite without additional capping, making it the universal solution for everyday restorations in the posterior region. Due to its excellent shade matching properties, a restoration with the new Venus Bulk Flow ONE fits seamlessly by blending into any surrounding dentition. The composite also ensures improved mechanical properties, thus expanding the successful Venus Diamond/Venus Pearl ONE portfolio.
"The flowable bulk-fill composite is a consistent evolution of our ONE Shade product, with which we are responding directly to the needs of our customers," said Dr Andreas Utterodt, Senior Scientist at Kulzer. "After the successful introduction of Venus Diamond/Pearl ONE Shade, there was the wish for a flowable bulk-fill material with universal colour matching - the result is a modern composite that is suitable for the majority of filling therapies."
To achieve this, Venus Bulk Flow ONE combines the self-levelling effect of a flowable material with a high curing depth and good stability after application. This allows dentists to place increments of up to 4mm and as an additional capping layer is not mandatory with this solution, dentists benefit from a reduced treatment time. However, dentists still can place an additional layer on top, if desired, to imitate the occlusal tooth morphology more naturally.
An efficient restoration procedure is also possible due to its wide range of indications: Venus Bulk Flow ONE simplifies direct restorations of Class I, II, III and V cavities (according to G. V. Black). As the bulk filling reduces the chair time for the patients, it is ideal for the restoration of primary teeth.
Moreover, it can be used for cavity lining and bulk base in Class I and II cavities and is suitable for splinting of teeth loosened by trauma or periodontal disease as well as for repairs of temporary and permanent indirect and direct restorations.
By using Venus Bulk Flow ONE, dentists always select the right shade. In fact, the Kulzer composite determines the shade of the restoration by absorbing the light waves that are reflected by the surrounding tooth shade and thus blend seamlessly into the surrounding dentition. Thanks to these shade matching properties, Venus Bulk Flow ONE saves time as no shade selection is needed. It represents the first flowable one-shade bulk-filling composite in the dental market that adapts to any tooth shade from A1 to D4. "The daily practice routine and the patient situation do not always allow time-consuming restorations and shade selections," said Dr Andreas Utterodt, "so a simpler solution with less time expenditure and a nevertheless convincing aesthetic result fits perfectly into every practice. This is a win-win situation for users and patients."
Venus Bulk Flow ONE fulfils manifold requirements for successful composite restorations, thus dentists obtain durable restorations due to low shrinkage stress, high flexural strength and wear resistance. The innovative Venus formula promises long-lasting pleasing and reliable restorations with a permanent, natural lustre. Venus Bulk Flow ONE additionally convinces through efficient handling properties and easy polishability, while its high radiopacity of more than 250% AL ensures reliable diagnosis.