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I have it—you want it! Renamel BULKfill

April 23, 2022
Dr. Howard Glazer reviews a promising new product or material to hit the dental industry. In this installment, learn more about Renamel BULKfill from Cosmedent.

It may be a rhetorical question, but does anyone not know about the great product Renamel? Since you most likely do, you’ll be most pleased to know that Cosmedent now has Renamel Bulkfill in unit-dose compules in shades A1, A2, A3, A3.5, B-Zero, B1, C3, and D2. This composite packs nicely and is hard upon curing with some referring to it as the “amalgam of composite.”

This product was designed for one-step placement of up to 4 mm, and will therefore photocure to a depth of 4 mm in only 20 seconds with an LED light, or 40 seconds with a halogen light. It has a good working time so that you can place and contour before photocuring. As with Renamel, it is easily packed and sculpts beautifully without slumping. Furthermore, it polishes quite well to a very glossy, high shine (manufacturer recommends Enamelize) and it is radiopaque. This versatile bulk-fill composite can be used in direct posterior restorations and does not need a “cap” layer of composite over it. You can use it to replace cusps, as a base/liner under direct restorations, in primary teeth, and in class V cervical decay, root decay, or abfractions. A word of caution: do not use in the presence of eugenol, since that will impede the polymerization process. If you are using a bulk-fill restorative, then you must give due consideration to Renamel Bulkfill as a durable and esthetically pleasing choice. 

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Editor's note: This article appeared in the April 2022 print edition of Dental Economics magazine. Dentists in North America are eligible for a complimentary print subscription. Sign up here.
About the Author

Howard S. Glazer, DDS, FAGD

Howard S. Glazer, DDS, FAGD, is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American Society for Dental Aesthetics, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and a diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry. He is an attending dentist at the Englewood Hospital in Englewood, New Jersey, and the deputy chief forensic dental consultant to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, City of New York. For the past several years, Dr. Glazer was named one of the top dentists in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly, 201 Magazine, and Bergen Magazine. He lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of dental materials, cosmetic dentistry, forensic dentistry, and patient management. Additionally, Dr. Glazer is a frequent author of dental articles and has been published worldwide. For 14 years he wrote a column, “What’s Hot and What’s Getting Hotter!” in AGD Impact. He currently writes the column “I have it—You want it!” in Dental Economics. Dr. Glazer maintains a general practice in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Read Dr. Glazer's DE Editorial Advisory Board profile here. 

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