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Temporization Material

Create strong, esthetic provisional restorations with patented 3M technology.

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While they may not be permanent, provisional restorations play an important role in the tooth replacement – and your patients’ confidence. 3M Protemp™ Temporization Materials combine strength and esthetics, for temporary crowns and bridges that give everyone confidence.

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3M™ Protemp™ Plus Temporization Material

Bis-acrylic composite with sophisticated 3M nanotechnology

A package of 3M™ Protemp™ Crown Temporization Material.

3M™ Protemp™ Crown Temporization Material

Pre-formed, malleable, light-curable adult temporary crown





6 1 (Universal)
Matrix required
Yes No

Extra polishing required

No Yes

Best for

Single and multiple-unit temporaries Fractured teeth, lost restorations, implant abutments

Proven Performance: 3M's Provisional Restorative Material

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    Patented nanofillers provide gloss and esthetics to 3M™ Protemp™ Plus Temporization Material.

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    Long-time Industry Leader

    3M was the first dental manufacturer to introduce a pre-formed light-curable adult temporary crown.

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    Clinically Proven

    3M™ Protemp™ Crown Temporization Material has received multiple awards from the Dental Advisor.*

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Did you know?

3M™ Protemp™ Plus Temporization Material is made with patented 3M nanotechnology, which helps provide tooth-like gloss. The smooth surface not only looks great, but also supports gingival health through easy plaque removal.

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*The Dental Advisor, “Top Innovative Product Award” (2008), “Top Provisional – Long-Term” (2013), “Editor’s Choice Award” (2017)