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HyFlex CM V/S Low Cost

Copycats
 Is your file FDA approved ?
 Has your file been tested and studied
enough to be used on human ?
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SAFETY?
 Is the Risk Worth Taking?
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HyFlex CM V/S. Low Cost Copycats
TECHNOLOGY
HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 Annealed Heat Treated NiTi


 Controlled Memory NiTi Files Files called Fire Wire

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM Allows ability to follow & conform to the natural anatomy of the
canal. But degree of adaptability may vary from HyFlex CM as HyFlex CM is a
Patented Technology
STANDARDISATION

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 All HyFlex CM Files are  Non Standardised in taper


Standardised due to a high and variable even for the
precision manufacturing same file numbers. .06/20
process. Unwinds easily but .06/25
does not unwind

Remarks / Benefits:
With HyFlex CM, quality and standards are assured.
SAFETY STANDARDS

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS


 All HyFlex CM Files are Sterile  Non Sterilised
packed

Remarks / Benefits:
Compromised Safety Standards. High risk for Dr. & Staff of opportunistic
accidents with copycats.
QUALITY CONTROL

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 All HyFlex CM Files are  No standardised Specification. 6%


manufactured under strict Quality Taper Files get engaged very
control and conform to a the frequently.
specifications and standards

Remarks / Benefits:
Unpredictable response.
EASE OF USE

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 ISO Standard Small Head size  Non standardised, Taper not on


(10.9mm) – Taper printed on Head handle

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM offers greater visibility and accesibility with smaller head
APEX LOCATOR FREINDLY

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 Specially designed Crimped  Normal crimps, greater chances of


Handles to facilitate accurate Apex errors in reading when adhesives
Locator Readings used to fix clamp on file.

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM is reduces chances of error with Apex locator
OVER INSTRUMENTATION

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 HyFlex CM files, even though they  The details are not available
unwind on stress, there is no
increase in the length of the file

Remarks / Benefits:
No chances of accidental over instrumentation with HyFlex CM.
USAGE

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 HyFlex CM is recommended for  Recommended as Single Use


multiple usage. Each cycle of
Thermal Treatment increases
resistance to Fracture

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM is Superior and Cost Effective
VISUAL SIGN ON STRESS

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS


 HyFlex CM gives a visual indication  Flexi___ files may unwind or
of Stress by Unwinding and regain fracture suddenly and fail to give
their shape on Thermal Treatment any visual sign of Stress
Thermal treatment increases
fracture resistance properties by
339% than other NiTi Files.
Before Use

After Use

Remarks / Benefits:
Unpredictable response
VISUAL SIGN WHEN TO DISCARD

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 HyFlex CM gives a visual indication  Flexi___ Files do not give any


of When to Discard when the Files visual sign of When to Discard
do not Rewind on Thermal
Treatment
Before Use

After Use

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM is Superior file system
FILE TIP

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 Non cutting passive Tip  Details not available

Remarks / Benefits:
Extremely Higher chances of Micro cracks and foreign body remnants with
Flexicon
QUALITY OF NITI FILE METALLURGY

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS


 The metallurgy of HyFlex CM  Greater tendency to leave metallic
provides predictable response with threads as remnants thereby
least chances of fracture leaving foreign particles in the root
canal

Remarks / Benefits:
Flexi___ has higher tendency to leave unwanted particulate matter.
MANUFACTURED BY

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 Coltene Whaledent Inc., USA,  US Endo Co. - Questionable –


refuses to acknowlege
 Available worldwide
manufacturing the files.
 Not available other then
underdeveloped countries

Remarks / Benefits:
Questionable source of , Safety standard , Long terms effect
PACKAGING

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 High precision automatic packaging  Manual packaging

Remarks / Benefits:
High chances of contamination / Infection.
FILE DESIGN

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 Accelerated flute design offers  No information available on file


excellent flexibility, tip strength & design
debris transportation alongwith
added cutting efficiency
Accelerated Flute
Design

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM is a superior file system
COATING ON FILES

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS

 All files are uncoated with any  *Files are Nickel coated which are
other additive suspected to be carcinogenic in
nature.

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM is a well testes long term safe file
* AS PER THE LIST OF CHEMICALS KNOWN TO CAUSE CANCER OR REPRODUCTIVE TOXICITY JANUARY 27, 2017 STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HAZARD ASSESSMENT SAFE DRINKING WATER AND TOXIC
ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 1986
FILE CROSS SECTION

HYFLEX CM – ORIGINAL LOW COST COPYCATS


 All the files have Triangular Cross
Section, except .04/15, .04/20, &
 Not known ??.
.04/25 which have Quadrangular
Cross Section

Remarks / Benefits:
HyFlex CM is a highly researched product supported by 1000’s of studies