September 27, 2021

New Infrastructure Needed, Bridge Replacement

All patients have unique cases with various solutions, but some have the opportunity to boost their confidence without worrisome procedures. This treatment applied to one patient in specific. This patient presented a

September 22, 2021

Kuraray Noritake Dental Enters Into Patent License Agreement with B&D Dental Corp.

In July 2021, Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc. (President: Satoshi Yamaguchi), having a Head Office in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, entered into a patent-license agreement with B&D Dental Corp., having a Head Office in West

September 10, 2021

Achieve durable zirconia bonding with PANAVIA™ V5 and PANAVIA™ SA Cement Universal

With 40 years of success in the commercial dental products market, Kuraray Noritake Dental has firmly established its commitment to providing leading-edge solutions for adhesive dentistry. The 1983 introduction of the

September 9, 2021

Six single-unit anterior crowns featuring KATANA™ multilayered Zirconia material

Patient Presentation An 80-year-old male presented with what he considered to be unattractive teeth due to failing composite bondings that chipped away over time, creating unsightly patches (Figure 1). Specifically,

August 19, 2021

Restorations Blending in Nicely With the Surrounding Tissues

When replacing amalgam restorations, we often see that the remaining tooth structure is severely stained. Nevertheless, a defect-oriented preparation is preferable over a procedure that involves the removal of healthy,

August 17, 2021

The Go-To Solution for Small to Moderate Sized Direct Posterior Restorations

with CLEARFIL MAJESTY™ Flow and CLEARFIL MAJESTY™ ES-2 Universal Small to moderate-sized posterior restorations are the bread-and-butter of every dental practice. In a procedure that is carried out so frequently,

August 10, 2021

PEARLS For Your Practice

How many products actually, really, and truly changed dentistry? There is a Mount Rushmore of those products, and Kuraray has one of them: the MDP monomer. Read the full article

August 4, 2021

CLEARFIL™ Universal Bond Quick: Now with a flip-top cap

As a company, Kuraray Noritake Dental is committed not just to creating innovative products, but also to building upon our successes. A perfect example of this approach is CLEARFIL™ Universal Bond Quick, our newest

August 4, 2021

Streamlined Posterior Restorative Procedure Using CLEARFIL MAJESTY™ ES-2 Universal

Case by Daniel Vasquez, DDS The dental practitioner’s time is the most valuable factor in the dental practice. Hence, it should be well spent, and saved wherever possible. In the context of placing direct posterior

July 16, 2021

Direct MO restoration with a new universal composite material

A 27-year-old female presented with deep initial decay on tooth no. 15. Clinical testing indicated normal pulpal response to cold, a negative response to percussion and palpation, and an asymptomatic tooth. An MO

July 13, 2021

Finding the Right Balance

After 41 years of practice, Jeffrey Hoos, DMD, has learned that success is achieved when dentists find the balance in the art, science, and business of dentistry. Products from Kuraray Noritake Dental, such as

July 9, 2021

How to Use a Universal Single Shade Composite for a Class II Restoration

CLEARFIL MAJESTY™ ES-2 Universal composite utilizes light diffusion technology to integrate into the preparation. Introduction In an article published in the Journal of Dental Education, Class II resin

June 16, 2021


Described as Intelligent Simplification, Clearfil Majesty ES-2 Universal is the latest entry into the one-shade-matches-all-teeth market. But Kuraray Noritake is being more realistic and honest than most other

May 10, 2021

Inside Dentistry Article: Shade matching simplified with Dr. Troy Schmedding:

May, 2021 An excellent and informative article from Dr. Troy Schmedding in Inside Dentistry about our NEW one shade composite: Clearfil Majesty ES-2 Universal! You can read online at:

April 15, 2021

Intelligent Simplification of Direct Composites with Advanced Adhesion Webinar

April, 2021 Intelligent Simplification of Direct Composites with Advanced Adhesion with presenter Richard Young, DDS This webinar will review injection molding techniques for anterior and posterior composite

February 1, 2021

KATANA Zirconia Block Bar Code updated to QR Code

  January, 2021 In order to support the block scanner system introduced in the new CEREC Primemill™ system sold by Dentsply Sirona, the traditional two-dimensional barcode has been replaced by a data

January 18, 2021

Introducing Satoshi Yamaguchi, President of the Kuraray Noritake Dental Division

  January, 2021 "We, Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc., have been developing dental materials based on the organic and inorganic technologies that we have cultivated over many years. We will continue to

November 17, 2020

Inside Dental Technology article on Kuraray Noritake

  November 17, 2020 "Kuraray Noritake provides consistency during difficult times" A great article from the November 2020 issue of IDT (Inside Dentistry Technology) that features interviews from Kuraray