Company Background

  • 1978

    CLEARFIL BOND SYSTEM F

    CLEARFIL BOND SYSTEM F

    First “total-etch” bonding system with phosphate monomer (Phenyl-P).



  • 1978

    CARIES DETECTOR

    CARIES DETECTOR

    Aids in the excavation of the outer decalcified and infected carious dentin layer.



  • 1983


    Panavia EX

    PANAVIA EX

    First adhesive resin cement with a phosphate monomer (MDP).


  • 1985

    CLEARFIL PHOTO A

    CLEARFIL PHOTO A

    First light-cure universal composite for anterior and posterior tooth restorations.


  • 1986

    CLEARFIL PHOTO CORE

    CLEARFIL PHOTO CORE

    Light-cure core build-up composite resin with high polymerization depth.


  • 1987

    CLEARFIL PHOTO BOND

    CLEARFIL PHOTO BOND

    Dual-cure, total-etch bonding system.


  • 1993

    CLEARFIL LINER BOND II

    CLEARFIL LINER BOND II

    World's first self-etch bonding system.


  • 1993

    PANAVIA 21

    PANAVIA 21

    First anaerobic-curing adhesive resin cement with a self-etch primer.


  • 2000

    CLEARFIL SE BOND

    CLEARFIL SE BOND

    Most reliable generation of self-etch bonding systems.


  • 2003

    PANAVIA F2.0

    PANAVIA F2.0

    First resin cement that releases fluoride and is cured using an LED light.


  • 2004

    CLEARFIL PROTECT BOND

    CLEARFIL PROTECT BOND

    First self-etch adhesive in the world that contains the antibacterial monomer “MDPB.”


  • 2005

    CLEARFIL S3 BOND

    CLEARFIL S3 BOND

    Self-etch, all-in-one adhesive.


  • 2006

    CLEARFIL DC BOND

    CLEARFIL DC BOND

    Dual-cure bonding agent that uses MDP Monomer technology.


  • 2006

    CLEARFIL ESTHETIC CEMENT and DC BOND

    CLEARFIL ESTHETIC CEMENT & DC BOND

    Esthetic resin cement with a self-etch primer.


  • 2007

    CLEARFIL MAJESTY COMPOSITES

    CLEARFIL MAJESTY COMPOSITES

    A full line of composite resins with light diffusion similar to natural teeth. Includes Esthetic, Flow, and Posterior.


  • 2010

    CLEARFIL SE PROTECT

    CLEARFIL SE PROTECT

    Antibacterial, cavity-cleansing and fluoride-releasing self-etch adhesive.


  • 2011

    CLEARFIL ESTHETIC CEMENT EX

    CLEARFIL ESTHETIC CEMENT EX

    Dual-cure resin cement system.


  • 2012

    CLEARFIL S3 BOND PLUS

    CLEARFIL S3 BOND PLUS

    Single-step, fluoride-release, Self-etch adhesive.


  • 2012

    CLEARFIL DC CORE PLUS

    CLEARFIL DC CORE PLUS

    Dual-cure, Auto-mix core material.


  • 2013

    CLEARFIL MAJESTY ES-2

    CLEARFIL MAJESTY ES-2

    The only composite with VITA approved shades.


clearfil se bond smIn 1926 Kuraray Co., Ltd. was established in Kurashiki, Japan, where it started the industrial production of viscose rayon. Through intensive research and development the company succeeded in building up extensive expertise and technological strength in the fields of polymer chemistry, synthetic chemistry and chemical engineering. Thanks to this technological strength and extensive expertise Kuraray develops highly innovative products in a wide range of selected businesses.

With products such as CLEARFIL SE BOND, Kuraray has proven its ability to turn leading-edge research into real world solutions.

Today Kuraray develops and manufactures quality and highly innovative products ranging from synthetic resins, fine chemicals, non-woven fabrics, man-made leather to medical products. A number of products developed and manufactured by Kuraray have become world-leading products. Among these products are: polyvinyl alcohol fiber KURALON, polyvinyl alcohol resin POVAL, ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer EVAL, man-made leather CLARINO and isoprene-based fine chemicals for perfumes, pharmaceuticals, and other specialized applications.

The Kuraray Group, which includes Kuraray and its consolidated and unconsolidated subsidiary companies, embraces about 50 companies in Japan and abroad with approximately 7,000 employees. Each company within the Group, while demonstrating its individual character, is committed to satisfy the diverse needs of society in their field of business.

Kuraray entered the field of dental materials in 1973. The mission of Kuraray is to respond precisely and thoroughly to the needs of the dental profession with reliable products of superior quality. In 1978, Kuraray released the world's first dentin bonding agent, CLEARFIL Bond System F, which marked the birth of adhesive dentistry. At the same time the total-etch technique on dentin and enamel was invented by Kuraray. Forty years later, Kuraray continues to bring forth innovative quality products to meet the demands of a continuously changing profession.

With epoch-making products such as PANAVIA F, CLEARFIL SE Bond and ESTENIA, Kuraray has proven its ability to turn leading-edge research into real world solutions.

As both society and dentistry evolve, new questions and requirements for dental materials will arise. Kuraray will continue to satisfy these requirements and needs of the dental industry in years to come. Through constant exchange of valuable information with customers, extensive research and development and education Kuraray will ensure that the dental profession will find a reliable partner in Kuraray -- a partner with the ability to deliver solutions.

 
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