New e-business tools from EagleSoft
Patterson Dental Supply introduces EagleSoft Version 14.00, which offers e-business tools for optimal efficiency. Version 14.00 equips users with the means to work smarter and increase productivity. New features include eReminders, Electronic Remittance Advice, improved Security, and much, much more. For more information, call (800) 294-8504 or contact a Patterson Technology rep.
PreViser assesses and reports periodontal risk
PreViser’s Oral Disease and Risk Assessment Software version 3.0 is now both Windows- and Macintosh-compatible, and includes improved treatment recommendations, simpler networking setup, and the ability to translate the program into non-English languages by licensing partners. The new version adds a new report correlating a patient’s current periodontal health status to American Academy of Periodontology guidelines for treatment planning. Videos are online at www.previser.com/demo.html. To learn more, visit www.previser.com or call Carl Loeb at (360) 941-4715.
BISCO Dual-Syringe Dispenser
Designed for use with all of BISCO’s dual-syringe products, it conveniently allows easy and precise dispensing of high-viscosity materials through auto-mix tips without fatigue. The device allows delivery of the material directly into the preparation/restoration, while controlling the amount of material extruded. For more information, call (847) 534-6000 or visit www.bisco.com.
Greater Curve tofflemire band (Banana band)
Direct composites are now fun and easy. The versatility of the Greater Curve band technique is amazing and so simple that it’s a wonder G.V. Black didn’t think of it. Direct Class II, III, and IV composites are simpler and faster to set up — no wedging or separating springs needed. Restore teeth with broad, deep, tight, and smooth contacts. Bridge wide-open embrasures effortlessly. Isolation and access to Class Vs are assured. It just makes sense. For more information, visit www.greatercurve.com or call (866) 493-3437.
Endo Access Kit from Tulsa Dental Specialties
DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties launches its Endo Access Kit to its line of outstanding endodontic products. The complete, organized set of eight rotary cutting instruments provides quality and precision for initiating, progressively expanding, and finishing the access preparations. Achieve clinical objectives with confidence. For more information or to place an order, call (800) 662-1202 or visit tulsadentalspecialties.com.
Breakthrough for oral wound management
SockIt!™ Oral Pain Gel has undergone FDA review and release for pain management of all oral ulcers, lesions and wounds, and is intended for application to extraction sites. It contains no drugs, but consists of 100 percent natural food ingredients that provide a safe means of pain management. SockIt! gel also inhibits microbial growth. For more information, call (800) 755-0044 or visit www.mcmerlindental.com.
Oral-B® Triumph™ with SmartGuide™
Procter & Gamble’s Oral-B® brand launches Oral-B Triumph with SmartGuide. Clinically proven, stand-alone SmartGuide helps guide patients through the brushing experience with while-you-brush feedback that helps them brush thoroughly, gently, and for the recommended two minutes. Its Smart Technology with embedded microchips also tracks usage.
For more information, visit www.dentalcare.com.
Your practice gets noticed with Yodle.com
Yodle.com is the online lead generator that gets results. Yodle employs an “adaptive learning system” to make sure that when potential customers are searching online for a dentist, your advertisement comes up first and is front and center. On average, $1 invested with Yodle results in $12 in additional profit. For more information, call (212) 751-3469.
Pro-Select® Platinum piezo ultrasonic system
Zila, Inc. introduces its next-generation Pro-Select Platinum piezo ultrasonic scaling system for periodontal therapy. Pro-Select Platinum is designed to be the world’s most comfortable, ergonomic, and easy-to-use ultrasonic scaler and heated irrigator. New features include an LED handpiece that illuminates the oral cavity, a digital display, multi-function foot pedal, and a closed, three-bottle system that provides a choice of medicaments. For more information, visit www.zila.com.
Sonicare’s new FlexCare with ProResults
Philips Sonicare introduces FlexCare — its most effective brushing 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, along with a better brushing experience. FlexCare’s many new features include 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.
Renamel Nano: Superior strength and esthetics
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.
Affordable headlights for dental students
High Q Dental rolls out a new “lights for students” program featuring High Q’s Starbright LED Headlight. The light, available on a headband or clip for most major loupes, is an exceptional introductory headlight that never requires a bulb change. Normally selling for $125, High Q is offering the lights at $75 per light when 10 or more students order together. Contact High Q for details. Visit www.highqdental.com, call (800) 775-3433, or e-mail at [email protected].
DenTek rolls out innovative NightGuard
The 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.dentek.com/ or call (800) 433-6835.
Brinkman Dental Art educates your patients
Brinkman Dental Art enhances your reception area’s environment and reflects your quality cosmetic service in your operatories. Brinkman Dental Art allows you to start marketing your services internally the moment your patients enter the reception area. See the complete line of wall art, card stock items, and smile stickers at www.joebrinkmandentalart.com or call (877) 763-9066.
“Oral Hard Tissue Diseases” from Lexi-Comp
Lexi-Comp releases its 2nd Edition of “Oral Hard Tissue Diseases,” designed as a quick reference for the visual recognition and diagnosis of common bone lesions. Each of the 11 illustrated sections is devoted to a specific diagnosis category and includes etiology, typical radiographic features, and much more. To order, call (866) 397-3433 or visit www.lexi.com/dentistry.
Fine-tipped instrument gets in the tight places
Miltex Dental, a division of Miltex, Inc., introduces the Thompson Jr. hygiene hand instrument in the GripLite®, GripLite S6, and stainless steel size 6 with popular Tactile Tone handles. Designed to access the most difficult-to-reach areas, the finely tipped scaler adapts to posterior and anterior interproximal and subgingival crevices. For more information, visit www.miltex.com or call (866) 854-8300.
Nitrous supplies and more on new Web site
Accutron’s redesigned, feature-rich Web site features advanced nitrous oxide equipment and supplies, product details, user manuals, templates, schematics, warranty cards, systems information and benefits, and much more. For more information or samples, call (800) 531-2221 or go to accutron-inc.com.
Ultra-strong retainers from Align Technology
Align Technology introduces Vivera retainers for superior strength in clear retention. Vivera retainers are an effective, esthetic retention solution that delivers new retainers to your patients four times a year. Vivera’s subscription program keeps patients in strong and effective retention, and are suitable for Invisalign and non-Invisalign patients. Visit www.viveraretainers.com for information, availability, and pricing details.
One-piece carbides eliminate breakage
Coltène/Whaledent Inc. introduces a comprehensive new line of burs. Alpen™ high-performance one-piece carbides cut 300 percent faster, last longer, and eliminate brazed-joint breakage and rusting. Alpen is available in three complete lines — operative and surgical, trimming and finishing, and the versatile Speedster™ series. For more information, contact your dental dealer or call (800) 221-3046 ext. 8998, or visit www.alpenrotary.com.
New SIROLUX F track-mounted light system
Sirona Dental Systems introduces its new SIROLUX F track-mounted light system. This ceiling-mounted configuration easily accommo-dates a left- or right-handed practitioner, and provides a clean, uncluttered operatory environment. SIROLUX F lights feature motion sensor power activation; color-neutral illumination; push-button removable (autoclavable) handles and tension controlled rotation for accurate positioning without drifting; built-in cooling fan for heat regulation; dual intensity settings; and a balanced horizontal light pattern. Its seamless surfaces are resistant to cross-contamination, promoting optimal infection control. To find out more, call (800) 659-5977 or visit www.sirona.com.
New all-stainless N-Tralig® delivers precision
Miltex Dental introduces a new and improved N-Tralig® Syringe, now manufactured from high-quality German stainless steel. New manufacturing techniques enable all parts to be made of stainless steel, which increases its life expectancy. The N-Tralig delivers precisely 0.2cc of anesthetic, has a positive ratchet action, and protects against the breakage of anesthesia cartridges. The 30º adapter enables difficult-to-reach injections with ease. For more information, visit www.miltex.com or call (866) 854-8300.
Spirit 3000 integrates your favorite instruments
Pelton & Crane introduces new Spirit 3000 Side Delivery, providing enhanced positioning capabilities to a wider range of dental practitioners. The small, contoured design, with six available instrument positions and integration of accessories such as the KaVo ELECTROtorque TLC brushless electric motor, Sopro 717 intraoral camera, SP Newtron scaler and Mini L.E.D. curing light, make the Spirit 3000 Side Delivery unit the ideal integrated instrument delivery solution.
For more information, call (800) 659-6560, or visit www.pelton.net.
Cone-Beam technology that fits in your office
AFP Imaging Corporation’s Dent-X division launches the NewTom™ VG Cone Beam Computed Tomography Scanner. It provides crystal-clear resolution of hard and soft tissue while delivering the lowest radiation emissions in the industry. It also offers flexible seating options that allow patients to stand, sit, or even remain in a wheelchair while being scanned. NewTom’s three-dimensional renderings set the gold standard for the next generation of 3-D dental imaging scanning. For more information, visit www.afpimaging.com, www.dent-x.com, and www.newtomdental.com.
Buffalo Dental’s new dry trimmer
Buffalo 64000 Model Arch Trimmer delivers fast and easy dry trimming. Its high-torque, 5,400 rpm, 1/8 hp, heavy-duty motor promotes quiet, fast, and nearly effortless cutting. New features include improved dust control, rapid tool changes, enlarged work table, and safety interlock switch. Order from your dental dealer. For more information, call (800) 828-0203 or visit www.buffalodental.com.
“100’s of Pearls on Financing & Collections”
“100’s of Pearls” introduces its latest book, “100’s of Pearls on Financing & Collections,” which contains more than 500 pearls in 76 categories. Designed for busy, real-world practicing dentists, the guides have a simple “here’s-what-you-need-to-know” style for fast, clear, unbiased tips you can implement immediately.
For more information, visit HundredsOfPearls.com, or call (800) 427-2830 for a free special report.
Strong’s BiteWing-Ease™ added to Crosstex line
Crosstex International recently acquired Strong Dental Products, Inc., manufacturer of comfort cushioning and protective barriers for X-ray film and digital sensors. One of its many fine products is BiteWing-Ease™, an all-in-one barrier sleeve, comfort cushion, and bite tab. Strong Dental products join Crosstex Patient’s Choice™ products — sold through dental dealers. For more information about the new line, call (888) 276-7783 or visit www.crosstex.com.
Patterson Dental debuts CAESY Enterprise 6.0
Offering more than 280 multimedia presentations and 21 different topics, CAESY Enterprise 6.0 features nine hours of content, including two hours of Smile Channel video and seven hours of CAESY multimedia presentations. The Smile Channel video loop now features six new and 14 updated presentation topics, as well as the return of Invisalign programming. Users also can now customize the presentation playlist for specific patients in the waiting room. For more information, visit www.caesy.com or call (800) 294-8504.
Fosteum™ supports metabolic bone health
Fosteum, from Primus Pharmaceuticals, is the first and only prescription medical food product that is designed to safely address the underlying disease processes of osteopenia (OPe) and osteoporosis (OP). Fosteum’s natural ingredients balance the body’s metabolic process of bone remodeling. It provides dentists and patients with a product which is suitable for early intervention in the process of bone loss and which has no adverse implications in dentistry. Fosteum is a new metabolic bone regulator that increases bone formation activity while reducing bone resorption activity. For more information, call (888) 546-2735 or visit www.fosteum.com (click on Healthcare Professionals).
KOMET USA Bur Kits: High performance for any procedure
Dentists are always looking for the right bur for the right case. A variety of KOMET bur kits can now assist dentists with any procedure. Kit 4518 contains the Porcelain Veneer Burs, ideal for achieving proper depth and margin refinement. Kit 4520 features Fissure/Anatomy Burs for the minimally invasive opening of fissures and caries. Kit 4524 delivers the Diamond Finishing/Facial Surface Trimming Burs, designed for use on all occlusal and lingual surfaces. Kit 4526 presents the Carbide Finishing Burs, 14 burs with a convex design for producing the perfect concave surface. The carbide finishers are straight fluted instruments for a smoother cutting process. For more information, call (800) 208-1630 or visit www.komet-usa.com.