Shaping the future of esthetics

Kuraray began to develop dental products in the 1970s. Today we are recognized as an innovator in the research and development of dental products that simplify everyday dental procedures while delivering first-class, lasting results.

In April 2012, Kuraray Medical Inc. and Noritake Dental Supply co., Ltd. joined forces to become Kuraray Noritake Dental Inc. With the merger of these two multinational companies, Kuraray Noritake Dental was born.

The company now benefits from an exceptional know-how in organic and inorganic chemistry. With its combined expertise, Kuraray Noritake Dental is now moving forward to develop further high-end dental products – from ceramics to composites and even bio-materials.

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With a strong presence in over 90 countries, Kuraray Noritake Dental is closer to dental professionals and their needs than ever before. Products like CLEARFIL SE BOND, the resin cement PANAVIA V5 and the composite CLEARFIL Majesty ES-2 are now household names. Ground-breaking adhesives, composite cements and composites are continuously improving dental care for both practitioner and patient.

Thanks to our dense global network of depots, dentists across the world can have direct local access to a range of Kuraray Noritake Dental products and services supported by educational symposia, technical training, ‘how to’ videos and colour selection solutions. In addition, Kuraray Noritake Dental provides dentists with access to a rich and vast academic resource along with academic papers offering an in-depth insight into our latest technological advances.


Kuraray Noritake Dental is constantly creating ever-more sophisticated and innovative products. Back in 1981 we invented the 10-methacryloyloxydecyl dihydrogen phosphate – commonly known as MDP, the adhesive monomer which achieves a durable bonding with enamel, dentin, metal and metal oxides. To this day no other monomer has been able to improve on the performance of the original product which is a major component in CLEARFIL bondings and PANAVIA cements.

For more information about Kuraray Noritake and its products please visit our website.

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