Dr. Sigal Jacobson invented the Paladex System in 2020. It is a unique silicon-based template kit that assists in creating the palatal surface in cases of missing parts of the tooth, e.g., diastema closures, peg laterals, fractures, class III and class IV composites.
They are made from a soft translucent silicone-based material, which transfers any curing light through the matrix during the curing process. The silicone material allows for adaptation to the tooth by lightly pressing it against the palatal side. The composite will not stick to the Paladex matrix once cured, making it easy to remove.