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APC™ PLUS Adhesive Coated Appliance System

3M Adhesive Innovation has continually strived to take the orthodontic bonding process to the next level. The APC™ PLUS Adhesive Coated Appliance System requires fewer steps to completion, meaning fast results, great efficiencies, fewer opportunities for error, and an enhanced patient experience.

The adhesive starts in the pink, which helps the visual reference of the bracket and the clean up of flash and then fades to clear when exposed to light. It is moisture-tolerant and delivers excellent bond strength.

The APC PLUS adhesive system provides:

  • Color change adhesive
  • Uniform coating of adhesive on each bracket allowing for easy flash clean up
  • Moisture tolerant adhesive
  • Release of a small amount of fluoride to enhance patient confidence

Single use, easy-to-place brackets, pre-coated with quality 3M adhesive that releases fluoride and tolerates moisture, arrive individually packaged with a tamper-evident lid. That's the APC PLUS adhesive coated appliance system.

APC Plus System

APC PLUS adhesive with colour change adhesive is available on most 3M Unitek brackets and buccal tubes, including Clarity™ Ceramic Brackets and SmartClip™ Self-Ligating Brackets.