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Futar bite-registration material

The Futar brand family of bite-registration materials is being sold to the U.S. market by Kettenbach LP. The products include Futar Fast, Futar D, Futar D Fast, Futar D Slow and Futar Scan.

Now, with six times the choice, Futar bite-registration materials enable practitioners to choose the appropriate material to fit their particular needs. Whether a practitioner is looking for high final hardness, comfortable working times or a “scannable” material, the Futar line has it all, according to the companhy.

Futar, the original bite registration from Kettenbach, has been a high-demand product for years. The company describes the materials as being “highly acclaimed” and note that the materials have earned recognition from several third-party evaluators in the U.S. as well as globally. The company asserts that the brand represents the market’s most popularly used bite registration material.

According to the company, Futar can be conveniently milled and easily cut with a scalpel. Excess material can be easily broken off, and the correct occlusal position can be checked in the mouth, the company asserts. The upper and lower jaw models can be precisely assigned. The working time is 15 seconds with an intraoral setting time of 45 seconds. And because it sets firm, vertical dimension accuracy is assured, according to the company.

About Kettenbach

Kettenbach, based in Huntington Beach, Calif., is the exclusive U.S. distributor for Kettenbach GmbH & Co. KG (Eschenburg, Germany).

Founded by August Kettenbach in 1944, Kettenbach GmbH was created for the development and marketing of medical and dental products. Today, the company is one of the leading international producers of dental impression materials and is also known in other surgical areas of medicine. The company’s brands include Panasil VPS Impression Material, Identium VSXE Impression Material, Futar Bite Material, Silginat Alternative Alginate, Visalys Temp Material, Mucopren Resilient Liner and Visalys Veneers.

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