Dental Health Products, Inc. launches OPTIONS Inventory Management Software. OPTIONS Inventory Management Software is an inventory management, barcode software system designed specifically for dental practices. OPTIONS features the ability to order from multiple dental suppliers, track free products from manufacturers, keep a virtual inventory of dental supplies, office supplies, janitorial products, etc., create reports on demand that allow monitoring of minimum/maximum inventory levels, and track handpiece repairs and small equipment repairs. For more information, call (800) 626-2163 or visit www.dhpi.net.
Septodont releases ”N’Durance” all new composite chemistry. Totally new N’Durance composite utilizes nano technology and proprietary Dimer Acid chemistry. “N’D” Conversion Technology has unique chemical qualities that create greater polymerization of the resin monomers while maintaining a low volumetric shrinkage. N’Durance demonstates how the right chemistry can make a noticeable difference in the look and function of composite restorations. N’Durance can be used in all classes of anterior and posterior direct dental restorations. Order from your dental dealer. For more information, call (800) 872-8305 or visit www.septodontusa.com.
Pulpdent Pic-n-stics act as handles for small objects. Pic-n-Stic™ is a novel product that consists of a 2-inch long plastic stick with an adhesive pad on the end. These disposable sticks act as small handles for picking up small objects that are difficult to manipulate. The original “handle for small objects” has numerous uses in dentistry. Once clinicians have used Pic-n-Stics, they wonder how they ever did without them. Order from your dental dealer. For more information, call (800) 343-4342 or visit www.pulpdent.com.
Smile-Now Instant Dental Templates were designed by a practicing esthetic dentist. Smile-Now is a fast and simple way to increase case acceptance and show patients in just a minute how beautiful their smiles can become with esthetic dentistry. This new, state-of-the-art, patented technology will save you time and money. Easy for staff to use, Smile-Now eliminates digital imaging and sells dentistry in a minute! Smile-Now templates are flexible and come in four sizes that fit over mal-aligned, discolored teeth instantly. Allow your patients to “see” the benefits of a new smile instantly! For more information or to order, visit www.yoursmilenow.com or call (866) GR8-NEW-U (478-6398).
KaVo’s GENTLEray® soft-tissue diode laser is the easiest soft-tissue laser to integrate into your practice. Now available in two versions, it delivers excellent clinical results and outstanding ease of use with the proven handpiece design. The 980 nm wavelength provides the best combination of clean cutting and excellent hemostasis in a wide range of soft-tissue indications. For more information, call (888) ASK-KAVO (275-5286) or visit www.kavousa.com.
EXACTA Dental Direct’s EXACTA Clear Fiber Posts are for the ultimate esthetic restoration. These newly engineered posts are created by braiding pre-silinated glass fibers and forming them to functional shapes. The serrated and tapered design permits easy insertion, but when cemented becomes mechanically locked in place. Tooth-like structure allows for natural force dissemination, and clear fibers allow for transmission of curing lights as well as elimination dark lines in restorations. They are available in two shapes and three sizes through EXACTA Dental Direct. Call (800) 474-7665 or visit www.exactadental.com.
OSAP offers MRSA resource. The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures has created an online informational resource on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), the “superbug” that can cause life-threatening infections. Two recent studies have explored the possibility that aerosols and spatter generated during dental treatments may spread MRSA, so dental practitioners should inform themselves about MRSA and its spread. Visit www.OSAP.org (go to Resources – click on fly out menu, then “MRSA”).
J. Morita’s Root ZX II new curing light and safety feature. Root ZX II now offers a new LED curing light handpiece. Its highly concentrated light beam delivers an exceptional depth of cure and maintains 80 percent of its power at a distance of 10 mm. A multi-jointed cord allows for easy attachment (or substitution) of handpieces. A new safety feature, Auto Torque Slow Down, offers added protection when preparing the canal with the low-speed handpiece. The file automatically slows down as the torque load approaches its set limit. Other features include a 96.2 percent accuracy rate, no zero-adjustment, automatic calibration, and power-off function. For more information, call 888-JMORITA (566-7482) or visit www.jmoritausa.com.
VIOlight™ Dental Spa™ offers the satisfaction of clean! The Dental Spa is a compact device that uses sonic and Ultra-Violet (UV) germicidal technology to clean and sanitize mouthguards, retainers, whitening trays, invisible braces, and dentures, destroying up to 99.9 percent of residing bacteria. For home or travel, the battery-operated Dental Spa uses plain water and features a five-minute cycle and auto shut-off; no powders or chemicals are needed. Availability and information at www.violight.com.
Premier Composite Placement Instruments now have super lubricity to eliminate composite sticking without abrading or discoloring restorations. They are available in 11 designs, including several with thin, flexible blades, cylindrical condensers with round or flat ends, acorn carvers, and the composite contact instruments — ideal for establishing contacts in Class II restorations. Order through your dealer. Call for special pricing. For more information, call (888) 773-6872 or visit www.premusa.com.
Renamel NANO from Cosmedent is a breakthrough light-cured nanofill composite that outperforms the competition. This strong material applies quickly and forms to tooth structure with no slumping. Excellent handling properties make it easy to sculpt, no matter the procedure. Its translucency allows for impressive blending, while retaining the opacity of natural dentition. Renamel Nano comes in 12 shades. For information, call (800) 621-6729 or visit www.cosmedent.com.
DenTek® NightGuard™ is a custom-fitting solution for bruxism and night grinding that may be provided without a prescription. NightGuard is manufactured from a moldable material that custom-fits to the user’s upper molars, front teeth, and gum line. A harder base material cushions teeth and provides a strong biting surface to protect teeth from grinding. For more information, visit www.DenTekProfessional.com or call (800) 433-6835.