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And the winners are...

June 1, 2004
REALITY Publishing Company announces its 2004 winners

REALITY Publishing Company announces its 2004 winners

REALITY Publishing Company, a leading full-service information resource and product testing company for the dental community, announced the much anticipated Five Star award winners for 2004 with the launching of REALITY's annual edition. Also announced were the special awards recognizing the best of the best.

"As more and more products are brought to market each year, the process of picking the best becomes more difficult," stated Dr. Michael Miller, editor-in-chief and president. "I rely heavily on our esteemed editorial team and the REALITY Research Lab as well as my own testing within my practice to make this as meticulous as possible. What you have here is truly the cream of the crop."

REALITY is known within the industry for its innovative products and services such as the annual product evaluation edition, the monthly update, REALITY NOW, and The Techniques, as well as many other resource materials. For more information, call (800) 544-4999.

The big winners

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Product of the year
L.E.Demetron 1 from SDS/Kerr
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New product of the year
Aquasil Ultra from Dentsply Caulk
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Most innovative new product
RelyX Unicem from 3M ESPE
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Most unique FirstLook product
DetecTar from Ultradent

Most REALITY's Choices — Ultradent
Most 5-Star Products — KaVo
Most #1 Products — Ultradent
Most Unique FirstLook Product — DetecTar from Ultradent
Most Innovative New Product — RelyX Unicem from 3M ESPE
New Product of the Year — Aquasil Ultra from Dentsply Caulk
Product of the Year — L.E.Demetron 1 from SDS/Kerr

Five Star Awards:

Bisco — BisCover, D.T. Light Post
Brasseler — CRF Diamonds, Esthetic Inlay/Onlay, Laminate Veneer System, Visionflex Diamond Discs, Visionflex Diamond Strips
Centrix — Accudose Disposable Tubes and Plugs
Clinician's Choice — D©Fine Diamond Polishers for Hybrid Composites
Coltene/Whaledent — Hygenic Fiesta 9 Color Coded Clamps
Cosmedent — Renamel Microfill
Cygnus Technologies — CygnaScope Micro/Micro Plus
Danville Engineering — Microetcher II/Microetcher IIA
Den-Mat — BondLink
Dentsply Caulk — Aquasil Ultra, Palodent, Prisma-Gloss/Prisma-Gloss Extra Fine
Discus — Zoom! Take-Home
GC America — Epitex
General Scientific (GSC) — SurgiTel ErgoVision Telescopes, SurgiTel Micro-Mini FiberOptic
High Q — Altair SA
Heraeus Kulzer — Gluma Desensitizer
Integra Medical — ViperRay, ViperSoft
Ivoclar Vivadent — Astropol
KaVo — CORONAflex 2005, DIAGNOdent, ELECTROtorque Plus/GENTLEpower LUX, GENTLEforce LUX 6000B, INTRAflex LUX 2, Mira LUX 3 635B, QUATTROcare, SONICflex LUX 2003L, Super-Torque LUX 3 647B
Kuraray — Clearfil Photo Core, Clearfil Porcelain Bond Activator
Microbrush — Microbrush Plus
Orascoptic/SDS — Dimension-3/EyeMax Telescopes, Zeon Illuminator
ProVision — DEXIS
Rønvig — Compo-Ject, Dento-Prep
SDS/Kerr — Hawe HiLuster, Kolor+Plus, L.E.Demetron 1, Optilux 501, Optilux Radiometer
3M ESPE — Rotomix, Sof-Lex Extra Thin Contouring and Polishing Discs
Ultradent — ICB Brushes, Opalescence/Opalescence PF, Porcelain Etch, Ultra-Etch 35%, UltraSeal XT plus
X-Rite — ShadeVision Version 3.01
Zenith/DMG — Luxatemp Fluorescence