Obtura III Max System

823-800
$1,399.00 / ea
Getting a comprehensive fill in primary canals is a good thing. But when you take that final x-ray and you see gutta percha has also flowed into lateral and accessory canals, fins, loops and isthmuses, you know you've achieved total obturation excellence. Those are the results you can expect with the Obtura III Max, the instrument that heats gutta percha to its ideal viscosity for MAXimum obturation success. Backed by over 25 years of trusted clinical performance, the Obtura III Max is the preferred instrument for all backfill procedures. Enhanced thermal protector reduces heat around patient contact surfaces Cartridge-free operation eliminates mid-procedure filling hassles Never any downtime for charging Full 2 year warranty
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Getting a comprehensive fill in primary canals is a good thing. But when you take that final x-ray and you see gutta percha has also flowed into lateral and accessory canals, fins, loops and isthmuses, you know you've achieved total obturation excellence. Those are the results you can expect with the Obtura III Max, the instrument that heats gutta percha to its ideal viscosity for MAXimum obturation success. Backed by over 25 years of trusted clinical performance, the Obtura III Max is the preferred instrument for all backfill procedures.
  • • Enhanced thermal protector reduces heat around patient contact surfaces
  • • Cartridge-free operation eliminates mid-procedure filling hassles
  • • Never any downtime for charging
  • • Full 2 year warranty

Enhanced Thermal Protector

Significantly reduces heat around patient contact surfaces with a new, sleek design that drives warm air away from the tip of the unit and brings cool air in, making patient safety a top priority.

Cartridge Free Operation

Allows users to maximize Obturation without the hassle of filling gutta percha during a procedure.

Ergonomic

Ergonomically designed handpiece trigger provides superior tactile feel and outstanding control.  Thumb-shaped handpiece grooves were designed for optimal comfort during operation while minimizing hand fatigue and stress.  With the Obtura III Max you can truly feel the fill!

Advanced Connectivity

Creates worry-free operation with no downtime for charging. New, user-friendly connection allows for quick and easy storage.

Easy to Use Controls

Updated design and new unit face control makes for even easier handling during operation

Obtura III Max Accessories

823-801     Obtura Accessory Kit
822-609     Cleaning Kit, Solution and Brushes
825-103     Heater Reamer Tool
823-812     Obtura Max Plunger Shaft Assembly
823-813     Obtura III Max Multi-Tool
823-814     Obtura III Max Bushing
823-815     Obtura III Max Thermal Protectors
823-711     Obtura AC Power Adapter
Gutta Percha
822-602     Gutta-Percha, Box of 100 pcs
822-604     Flow 150 Gutta-Percha, 100 pcs
824-513     Gutta-Percha Points,Fine-Fine
824-514     Gutta-Percha Points, Med-Fine
824-515    Gutta-Percha Points, Fine-Med
824-516    Gutta-Percha Points, Fine
824-517     Gutta-Percha Points, Medium
824-518     Gutta-Percha Points, Med-Lg
Delivery Needles
823-620     Obtura Needles, 20 ga. 6 Pk
823-621     Needles, 20 ga. 24 Pack Bulk
823-622     Needles, 20 ga. 48 Pack Bulk
823-623     Obtura Needles, 23 ga. 6 Pk
823-624     Needles, 23 ga. 24 Pack Bulk
823-625     Needles, 23 ga. 48 Pack Bulk
823-635     Obtura Needles, 25 ga. 6 Pk.
823-636     Needles, 25 ga. 24 Pack Bulk
823-628     Needles, 48 Pack Combo Bulk

How often should the Obtura unit be cleaned?

The Obtura unit should be cleaned at the end of each day or procedure.

How often should the applicator needle be changed?

It is recommended that the applicator needle be changed after each patient and when damage is detected or suspected.

Why should I only use one pellet of gutta percha?

Critical lengths of the mechanical components of the Obtura have been designed for a single piece of gutta percha; using more can cause excessive back pressure and damage.

How often should the plunger seal be changed?

It is recommended to replace the plunger seal after 15-20 applications. But always observe the seal for wear. Replace if seal is torn or missing.

Is the Obtura handpiece autoclavable?

No, the Obtura handpiece is not autoclavable as it contains critical electrical components. It should be cleaned using a topical solution such as Birex or Opti-Cide 3. Only the thermal protectors are autoclavable, once removed from the handpiece.

The handpiece trigger is not working, how can I fix it?

Incorrect bushing installation can cause the trigger not to work. Make sure the bushing is installed with the small indicator line at the 12 'o' clock position at the back of the handpiece.

Can I leave the needle nut loose so that it can be rotated during use.

No, the needle nut is not designed to be used in this manner. Simply loosen the needle nut and rotate the needle to the desired position, then re-tighten to ensure stable flow of gutta percha. The needle nut must always be re-tightened securely prior to extruding gutta percha.

How do I disconnect the Obtura connector from the base unit?

Squeeze the serrated section on the handpiece cord connector (by the triangle) and gently pull back. Connector does not turn.

Can I use the Obtura if the display is showing an error code?

No, your Obtura unit should be evaluated and repaired if it is displaying an error code on the screen.

Is there any way to reduce the force required to extrude gutta percha?

Yes, there are a few options available. You may try to increase operating temperature to improve the flowability of the standard gutta percha. Obtura Spartan Endodontics also sells Flow 150 gutta percha that may flow more easily than standard gutta percha. If you are using a smaller gauge needle, like the 25 gauge, you may opt to try this alternative.

What do the various error codes on the Obtura mean?

Please refer to your operator's manual for a troubleshooting guide regarding the error codes.