KaVo Kerr Introduces Take 1™ Hydro™ VPS Impression Material for Accurate First-Make Impressions
Sep 17, 2019 Brea, CA – KaVo Kerr unveils its next-generation VPS impression material for better-fitting restorations: Take 1™ Hydro™. Featuring one of the industry’s lowest contact angles at ≤10° on uncured material, Take 1 Hydro allows clinicians to push impression materials deeper into the sulcus to capture better margins and minute details, free of voids and distortions. This first-take accuracy reduces the need for time-consuming and costly re-dos, as well as patient frustration.
“For dentists, clinical staff, the laboratory, and patients alike, having to retake impressions or make adjustments because of flaws or ill-fitting restorations is a huge source of frustration,” explains Yoshita Chaudhri, Marketing Manager at KaVo Kerr. “With Take 1 Hydro VPS impression material, we’ve made it easier for clinicians to take accurate, detailed impressions on the very first try.”
In addition to the extremely low contact angle, Take 1 Hydro offers highly durable and elastic material that provides excellent dimensional stability. This minimizes shrinkage during handling and shipping, resulting in final crowns that better match the patient’s preparation. Take 1 Hydro also uses an advanced surfactant formula that breaks down moisture barriers between the preparation area and impression material. This excellent surface activation supports crowns that fit better and require fewer adjustments, preventing wasted time, schedule backups, and delays.
With its many advancements, Take 1 Hydro is the future-proof VPS solution for today’s digitally driven practices. “Digital scans do the job for most impressions, but certain situations need the deeper reach of a VPS impression material,” says Yoshita. “Take 1 Hydro’s deep reach allows material to render details below the gingival tissues that digital scans can’t always see. So doctors can get the full picture for better-fitting restorations, on the first take.”
“We recognize that no two intraoral situations are alike, and different doctors have different preferences,” adds Kim Dyer, Director of Product Management at KaVo Kerr. “To meet those varying needs, Take 1 Hydro offers a curated selection that simplifies the doctor’s choices.” These include regular and fast set times, and options ideal for challenging intraoral situations such as full or partial edentulous impressions, full arch restorations, as well as single- and multi-unit applications. For the ultimate moisture displacement and accuracy, dentists are recommended to combine Take 1 Hydro with KaVo Kerr’s versatile Take 1 Retraction paste, which also launched earlier this year.
About KaVo Kerr
KaVo Kerr is a premier dental solutions provider committed to exceptional customer experience. Established in 2016, KaVo Kerr combines two global leaders with a long history of innovation and commitment to Dental Excellence and a common purpose of enabling healthy, beautiful smiles. The KaVo Kerr portfolio of dental diagnosis and treatment solutions includes restoratives, digital imaging solutions, treatment units, rotary instruments, laboratory equipment, infection prevention and practice education. For more information, visit www.KaVoKerr.com, like us at www.Facebook.com/KaVoKerr, and follow us at www.Instagram.com/kavokerr.