A pilot study shows that incorrect tooth shade determinations and related color corrections on dentures result in additional costs in the multi-digit million range per year for dental laboratories. This additional expenditure of money and time is not only a burden for the laboratories, but also for dentists and patients. 

(Source: Hassel, Alexander, Pilotuntersuchung: Fehler bei der Farbnahme kosten Zeit und Geld, in: ZMK aktuell, 08.03.2013; online: https://www.zmk-aktuell.de/fachgebiete/allgemeine-zahnheilkunde/story/pilotuntersuchung-fehler-bei-der-farbnahme-kosten-zeit-und-geld__838.html)

The DD Shade Guide - our answer to the problem of color determination and reproducibility of the color effect. Create your own DD Shade Guide, which is tailored to your materials and your own workflow (i.e. your individual handling, your staining system and in particular the factors relating to your sintering process) and determine the color directly with the respective supply. In this way, you minimize the risk of a prosthetic failure due to the wrong color determination.

Advantages of the DD Shade Guide at a glance:

  • safe color determination
  • perfect reproducibility
  • Flexibility in the choice of materials

We offer you a DD Shade Guide set. This includes:

  • Sticks and fixation clips (number according to colors)
  • DD Shade Guide holder (8 or 16)
  • Stl. Data records and manual on USB stick

DD Shade Guide Set of eight

Art. no. Contents
Z 017
  • 1x Aluminium holder
  • 8x inox sticks
  • 8x inox clips

DD Shade Guide Set of sixteen

Art. no. Contents
Z 016
  • 1x Aluminium holder
  • 16x inox sticks
  • 16x inox clips


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