New Product Highlight
ViziLite’s new pearlescent retractors
ViziLite® Plus with TBlue630™ now includes new Pearlescent™ retractors. Its more opaque backside focuses more light in the oral cavity and blocks reflections for better visibility. For more information, call (800) 922-7887 or visit www.vizilite.com
“Next Generation” features new retractor
ViziLite® Plus with TBlue630™, the emerging standard of care for the early detection of oral abnormalities that could lead to cancer, now includes Pearlescent™ retractors, replacing the earlier transparent devices. With an opaque backside, the new retractors focus more light on the oral cavity, and block light from shining directly back at the clinician. ViziLite Plus is available from Pro-Dentec sales representatives and Zila Pharmaceuticals customer service representatives. Information is available at www.ViziLite.com, or call (800) 922-7887.
Masel’s Welch Allyn AED 10 saves lives
The Welch Allyn AED 10 features the latest advances in defibrillation technology and is the ideal device for the infrequent rescuer. For every AED that is bought, Masel will donate $50 to the American Heart Association in the purchaser’s name. Easy-to-use features include clear, audible instructions and visual prompts on a large, high-resolution display, as well as a color-coded defibrillation pad. Weighing only 3.5 pounds, it is powered by one high-performance lithium battery. It comes with a five-year limited warranty that includes loaner service.
For more information, call Masel at (800) 423-8227 or visit www.maselortho.com.
Premier CompCore™ SyringeMix Stack
Premier CompCore AF is now available in a highly stackable, dual-cure formulation - in a convenient automix syringe. It provides outstanding stackability, is easy to dispense, and comes with standard and extra-fine intraoral tips for precise placement. Available in white, A3, and blue shades, CompCore AF core build-up composites feature exclusive Hyperbranched Technology™ for more complete polymerization and less shrinkage. Radiopacity has been dramatically increased, providing superior visibility on X-rays and easy differentiation between tooth structure and restorative. CompCore AF SyringeMix and 50 gram cartridge refills come with a free Bond Boost SE self-etching bond enhancer trial pack attached during the April through September promotion.
Call (888) 773-6872 or visit www.premusa.com.
Philips Sonicare FlexCare brush technology
Featuring a new brush head design and patented sonic technology, FlexCare delivers improved plaque biofilm removal over Philips Sonicare Elite and other power toothbrushes, as well as a better brushing experience, thanks to 80 percent less vibration, 30 percent smaller size, and adaptable brushing settings that work with patient needs.
FlexCare’s innovative features include the new ProResults brush head which delivers a broader sweeping motion for better plaque biofilm removal, a cleaner and easier brush head connection, and three brushing modes and two cleaning routines that allow patients to personalize their oral care regimen. FlexCare also comes with a built-in UV sanitizer to help eliminate bacteria on toothbrush heads for better hygiene.
For more information, call (800) 676-SONIC (7664) or visit www.sonicare.com/dp.
Colorise® Thermochromic VPS
Zhermack Inc. announces its Colorise VPS impression material, a unique thermochromic material designed for higher speed, definition, and greater chairside productivity. Its patented Chromatime Technology employs color change to signal when it’s ready - no more clock watching or guessing when the impression is done.
In addition to its ease-of-use, Colorise enables a reliable and precise reproduction of details and margins in a moist oral environment and in all circumstances. The specific “enzymatic hydrophilia” action of Colorise actively interacts with and displaces oral fluids, allowing the material to flow into the gingival sulcus to produce clear, crisp, and well-defined marginal details.
For more information, call (877) 819-6206 or visit www.Zhermack.com.
KOMET USA’s UM Cutters
KOMET USA introduces its new patented UM Cutters, which are tungsten carbide cutters designed for multi-functional cutting of non-precious metal and model cast alloys. KOMET unites three different toothing functions into a single cutter for higher material reduction and better surface quality. KOMET’s UM Cutters offer significant advantages. Practitioners can control the contact pressure to emphasize either material reduction or surface quality. The new blade configuration contributes to smoother operation and reduced vibration, without strain to the user’s wrist.
For more details, or for a sales rep near you, call (800) 208-1630 or visit www.komet-usa.com.
FujiCEM Automix delivery system
GC America announces new FujiCEM Automix, the first automix delivery system available in a resin-modified glass ionomer. It offers ease of use with no hand-mixing required, and fast and direct dispensing into the restoration delivering a consistent mixing ratio every time with no risk of voids that may cause postoperative sensitivity. The new system delivers all the benefits of a resin-modified glass ionomer that is easier, faster, and better.
For more details, visit www.gcamerica.com.
New double-duty instrument - Mirro-Vac™
Indigreen Innovations introduces its new disposable Mirro-Vac Saliva Ejector Mirror, which combines evacuator and mirror functions into one efficient instrument. The device enables clinicians to reduce the number of hands needed, instruments used, and procedure time. Ideal for sealants, air abrasion, bonding, and other dry-field procedures, Mirro-Vac has an upper suction inlet that relieves tissue grab and ensures the mirror stays clear, even under direct exhalation. The size 4 lens with a 35-degree inclination delivers standard mouth mirror feel and function without compromise.
To view the complete product line or to contact Indigreen, visit www.indigreen.com.
New Mineralized Cancellous Powder
DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties introduces its new Mineralized Cancellous Powder to its line of bone grafting products - made available through a partnership with Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), the world’s leading tissue bank. Mineralized Cancellous Powder is a human bone product - previously offered only to other medical markets - with an unrivaled, 20-year safety record. The addition of a granule in the desired size (250 to 850 microns) allows effective integration with natural bone, predictable outcomes, and ease of use and hydration for dental applications. Convenient, room-temperature storage allows a three-year shelf life.
For more information or to place an order, call (800) 662-1202 or visit tulsadentalspecialties.com.
Demi™ LED curing light makes its debut
Kerr introduces the Demi LED Light Curing System, a new wand-style, ergonomic LED curing light from Demetron. Its breakthrough Periodic Level Shifting (PLS) technology delivers a true 5-second cure for universal composite shades A3 and lighter. With PLS, Demi pulses from an impressive baseline output of 1,100 mW/cm2 to a peak of 1,330 mW/cm2 for 1⁄4 second of each one-second exposure. Additional features include multiple time settings, a timer mode recall, an 8-minute sleep mode, and a low battery indicator.
For more information, visit KerrDental.com, call your Kerr rep, Product Manager Brandy Lewis at (714) 516-7761, or (800) KERR-123.
Dolphin introduces patient education software
Aquarium, Dolphin’s new interactive patient education software, is the first product of its kind to make full use of high-quality 3-D animation, which is the most effective means of conveying complex topics. Aquarium’s education and case presentation library of fully rendered 3-D graphic movies can be used by orthodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and other specialists to demonstrate diagnostic findings, corrective procedures, appliance use, symptoms, and more. Aquarium includes automated updates via Internet, network sharing, dual monitor support, and operation under both traditional and widescreen monitors of any size and resolution. Dolphin’s products are backed by round-the-clock technical support, and will integrate with existing systems.
For more information, visit www.dolphinimaging.com or call (800) 548-7241.
Danley’s Dental Art & Humor
Danley’s Dental Art & Humor provides creative artwork for the dental profession. From historical to contemporary, serious to whimsical, Danley’s has a wealth of dental collectible prints just waiting to be shared with your staff, patients, and friends. Quality prints and posters enhance your image, show your sense of humor, and demonstrate a uniqueness that is yours alone. Custom sizes and designs are available. If your organization is looking for ideas to raise money, Danley’s offers wholesale pricing for fund-raising events.
For more information or to order, visit www.danleysart.com.
Tacking lens for Aurora curing light
Parkell introduces a tacking lens for its cordless Aurora curing light. It concentrates light in a small, 2.7mm diameter circle. This lens permits dentists to temporarily tack veneers in position, allowing them to judge the overall visual effect. If satisfied, the dentist completes curing using the Aurora’s curing lens, which delivers a huge, 11mm curing spot with about twice the curing power of conventional lights. The Aurora is shipped with two curing lenses plus one tacking lens. The lenses may be ordered separately.
For more information, call (800) 243-7446 or visit www.parkell.com.
Digital impressions for all restorations - iTero™
Cadent announces expanded launch of its iTero, the first digital impression system for all restorative procedures. iTero provides increased patient satisfaction, improved clinical outcomes, and enhanced office efficiencies by replacing conventional physical impression techniques with state-of-the-art technology. The finished restoration and model is delivered to the dentist within standard service times.
For more information, visit www.cadentitero.com.
Maintains the white and protects the enamel
White Lasting™ Maintenance Gel keeps teeth white as it remineralizes tooth enamel. This new combination is much needed after teeth have been bleached at the dental office. The gel contains calcium hydroxyapatite in ionized form and fluoride - the “enamel savers.” In addition, White Lasting Maintenance Gel contains active chlorine dioxide tooth whitener. Further, this mixture removes tooth sensitivity, bacteria, and odors.
For more information, visit www.frontierpharm.com or call (800) 767-3486.
Plackers® “Singles” dental flossers
Plackers’ dental flossers are made with Hi-Performance TUFFLOSS® - the same fiber used to make bulletproof vests - which glides smoothly between teeth without stretching, shredding, or breaking. The interdental pick is designed to access even the tightest interspaces and is perfect for cleaning around bridges and braces. Plackers’ individually wrapped flossers are great for promoting patient compliance, and are supplied in cases of 1,000.
For more information, visit www.plackers.com or call (877) PLACKER.