Dr. DiTolla’s Clinical Tips – NTI® Superflex Diamond Discs
Chairside Magazine: Volume 7, Issue 1
NTI® Superflex Diamond Discs
If you told me I could only use one instrument to trim and shape provisionals, I would have to go with one of Axis Dental’s flexible, perforated NTI® Superflex Diamond Discs in an electric handpiece. At higher speeds, I can use the double-sided disc to trim the margins on posterior temps, and then shape the mesial and distal contacts more smoothly than I could with a bur. But the disc really shines with anterior provisionals, where I can turn down the speed and really dial in the gingival embrasures, so I avoid blunting any papillae. There also is no better way to develop facial embrasures than with the flexible disc, which helps provisional bridges look a little more lifelike.