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FlexiDiamond Strips

SKU: d30cd2044d98


FlexiDiamond Strips

SKU: d30cd2044d98
12/ Pkg.


Interproximal Dental Finishing Strips


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Product Overview

With a natural diamond strip that lasts longer and cuts smoother, FlexiDiamond Strips are great for finishing and polishing porcelain interproximally and for starting the interproximal polish on dental composite restorations. They are also a good tool for orthodontic stripping. FlexiDiamond Strips are strong and flexible giving you easy access into curved surfaces without the risk of breaking. These strips are autoclavable and are gapped in the center for easy insertion. (12 strips per package, same grit).


  • Natural diamond lasts longer and cuts smoother
  • Strong and malleable
  • Flexible for easy access into curved surfaces without the risk of breaking
  • Maintains complete integrity of contact areas
  • Can also be used for orthodontic stripping
  • Autoclavable
  • Gapped in the center for easy insertion

Indications for Use

  • Great for finishing and polishing porcelain interproximally without loss of contact
  • Used to start the interproximal process on your composite resin material
  • Use 45 micron strips for interproximal stripping of natural teeth or for gross removal of material or tooth structure, i.e., orthodontic stripping
  • The wide strips are for proximal surfaces and the narrow strips should be used at the gingival crest.

The Integral Role of IPR Strips in Dental Procedures

In dentistry, achieving precise tooth alignment and optimal restoration fit is paramount. One tool that aids in this is the Interproximal Reduction strip. In collaboration with Cosmedent, let’s delve into the integral role of IPR strips in dental procedures.

Understanding IPR Strips

Before diving into the applications, it’s essential to understand their characteristics and benefits. Let’s explore the key aspects of IPR strips:


IPR strips excel in enabling precise reduction of interproximal enamel, facilitating proper alignment and spacing correction. This precision ensures optimal treatment outcomes and enhances overall tooth alignment.


Thanks to their thin design, IPR strips efficiently remove small amounts of enamel, minimizing patient discomfort and chairside time. This efficiency streamlines dental procedures and enhances patient satisfaction.


IPR strips are available in various grits and sizes, offering versatility for different interproximal reduction needs and treatment plans. This versatility allows dental professionals to tailor IPR procedures to each patient’s unique requirements.


When used correctly, IPR strips are safe and gentle on teeth and gingival tissues, ensuring minimal risk of damage. This safety aspect instills confidence in both practitioners and patients, fostering trust in the treatment process.

Patient Comfort

IPR strips prioritize patient comfort by facilitating smooth, painless interproximal enamel reduction during orthodontic and restorative procedures. This focus on comfort enhances the overall patient experience and promotes treatment compliance.

Application of IPR Strips

IPR strips find diverse applications across various branches of dentistry, each contributing to enhancing treatment outcomes and patient satisfaction:


IPR strips aid in achieving proper tooth alignment and space closure, enhancing orthodontic treatment outcomes. These strips facilitate precise enamel reduction, promoting more efficient tooth movement.

Tooth Restoration

IPR strips facilitate precise interproximal enamel reduction for optimal fit of restorations. By creating space between teeth, IPR strips enable better adaptation of restorative materials, reducing the risk of overhangs and improving restoration longevity.


In periodontal treatments, IPR strips assist in creating space for gingival retraction and ensuring proper crown lengthening procedures. This precise enamel reduction allows for better visualization and access to subgingival areas, enhancing the effectiveness of periodontal therapies and promoting healthier gingival tissues.


IPR strips play a crucial role in creating adequate space for crown and bridge preparations in prosthodontic procedures. By selectively reducing interproximal enamel, IPR strips ensure proper fit and seating of prosthetic restorations, minimizing the need for adjustments and enhancing patient comfort and satisfaction.

Cosmetic Dental Work

IPR strips are utilized to create space for veneer placement. They also achieve the desired smile aesthetics. IPR strips create a harmonious tooth-to-tooth relationship, enhancing the natural appearance of veneers. Thus integrating seamlessly with surrounding dentition and a more aesthetically pleasing smile.


How much enamel can be safely removed with IPR strips?

The amount of enamel removed with IPR strips is minimal and carefully controlled by dental professionals. It is generally safe to remove up to 0.5mm of enamel per tooth surface, but the exact amount depends on individual case requirements.

Are there any risks associated with using IPR strips?

When used properly by trained dental professionals, IPR strips carry minimal risks. However, improper technique can lead to tooth sensitivity or uneven spacing. Dentists take necessary precautions to ensure safe treatment.

How long do the results take?

The timeframe for seeing results from IPR procedures depends on the specific treatment goals and individual patient factors. In orthodontic cases, visible improvements in tooth alignment and spacing may be observed gradually over several weeks or months, while restorative or cosmetic enhancements may be evident immediately following treatment.