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APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive

A Revolution in Bonding Technology

Once again, 3M Innovation delivers a game-changer in orthodontic bonding – with APC™ Flash-Free Adhesive. Using advanced adhesive technology, APC Flash-Free Adhesive lets you move directly from bracket placement to bracket cure without removing adhesive flash – no clean up!

A new transparent APC adhesive formulation is contained within a form-fitting fiber mat on the base of the bracket. When the APC Flash-Free adhesive coated bracket is placed on the tooth, the adhesive spreads out and conforms to the tooth surface, making uniform and consistent contact with no flash to clean up.

  • Save bonding steps, eliminate bonding variables, and reduce bonding time by up to 40%
  • Make bonding more convenient for doctors and staff
  • Improve the patient bonding experience by reducing chairtime
  • Bonding process is the same as traditional adhesives…except there is no flash to clean up
  • Demonstrated bond failure rate of less than 2% for a reliable and predictable bonding experience
  • Strength and cure time comparable to Transbond™ XT and other APC™ Adhesives
  • Excellent tack and workability before light-cure

Only 5 Steps to Bonding Completion!

Now is the time to change from traditional bonding to the ease and efficiency of the APC Flash-Free Adhesive Coated Appliance System. With flash-free convenience, bonding can now be even better than you imagined.

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