Premier® Enamel Pro® Varnish with ACP
Premier® Enamel Pro® Varnish
Premier introduces the only fluoride varnish formulated to deliver ACP (Amorphous Calcium Phosphate). ACP stimulates remineralization and strengthens tooth structure, and desensitizes by depositing ACP into open dentin tubules. Containing the same amount of sodium fluoride as other varnishes, its ACP technology actually delivers two times more fluoride to all tooth surfaces. For more information, call (888) 670-6100 or visit www.premusa.com.
Pt. Ed. Program from Precision Ceramics
Precision Ceramics Dental Laboratory offers dentists the opportunity to increase their patients’ knowledge with the introduction of its Patient Education Program. It allows dentists and treatment coordinators to educate patients on the various options available with brochures and 3-D life-like models, which feature Lava Crowns, Captek, Valplast, and all-ceramic restorations. The program is free to both new and existing customers. For more information, call Mark Jackson at (800) 223-6322 or visit www.pcdl-usa.com.
KOMET USA: New Micro Prep Instruments
KOMET USA announces a family of Micro Prep Instruments, highly specialized rotary instruments designed specifically for minimally invasive, precise, and safe preparations in microdentistry - each tool intended for the gentle preservation of the tooth structure. The instruments feature long, slender necks made of high-tensile steel, with a choice of diamond and tungsten carbide cutting tips. For more information or for sales, call (800) 208-1630 or visit www.komet-usa.com.
Skin Barrier from Oxyfresh protects
Protect yourself from irritation, sensitivity, and allergic reactions to latex gloves. More and more health-care professionals are suffering with latex sensitivity. Oxyfresh is one of the most effective barriers against the chemical in latex gloves. It contains eight barrier ingredients and forms a two-dimensional system, which allows your skin to breathe. It allows healing for dry, cracked, and sensitive skin. The antibacterial skin barrier is available in a 32 oz. pump tub. For information, call (888) 558-6989.
Whip Mix launches LeanRock die stone
Whip Mix Corporation introduces new LeanRock, a Type 4 die stone formulated specifically for laboratories that want to pour small batches (about six full arches) and have working models ready in 15 minutes. LeanRock is scanable for use with CAD/CAM systems, eliminating the need for specialty scan stone or spray. It also is available in a Type 5 die stone for increased expansion. Whip Mix is offering free samples for a limited time. For more information, call (800) 626-5651 or visit www.whipmix.com.
DentalEZ® new Prophy Star® 3
DentalEZ Group announces the Prophy Star 3. Ergonomically designed and weighing only 65 grams, the new anodized aluminum design of the Prophy Star 3 dramatically reduces hand and wrist fatigue while providing superior maneuverability and a natural grip for unparalleled comfort. At only four inches in length, it eliminates the common unsavory gag reflex associated with handpieces. For more information, call (866) DTE-INFO or logon to www.dentalez.com.
Katherine Heigl line of professional apparel
Peaches Uniforms announces its partnership with Katherine Heigl, television and film star, to launch an exciting new line of medical apparel, the Katherine Heigl Collection. The premium line offers a high level of style and sophistication. Most items will be priced under $25 and available in retail outlets, online stores, and catalogs selling women’s medical apparel. For more information, visit www.peachesuniforms.com.
LISTERINE WHITENING® Quick Dissolving Strips
Dental professionals know that many people seek at-home teeth whitening solutions. The makers of LISTERINE® introduce the first and only dissolvable whitening strips from a leading oral care brand. LISTERINE WHITENING Quick Dissolving Strips offer a more convenient and pleasant way to whiten teeth. These new strips dissolve away within five to 10 minutes on average - no mess and nothing to remove. For more information, call Teresa Panas at (973) 385-4653 or send an e-mail to [email protected].
Rain Dry Mouth Spray by Xlear, Inc.
Rain Dry Mouth Spray is an all-natural, sugar-free product that provides immediate relief to individuals suffering from “dry mouth,” or xerostomia, caused by aging, medication, or a medical treatment program. Rain is made with xylitol, and includes aloe vera and calcium glycerophosphate, a form of calcium that improves tooth enamel remineralization. Rain can be used as often as needed to relieve and moisturize dry mouth tissues. For more information, visit www.xlear.com.
Cases4dentists.com special offer!
Cases4dentists.com is offering three free referrals of patients seeking cosmetic dentistry, implants, and orthodontics to members of state dental associations. Patients evaluate up to three dentists in their area, and request an appointment from the dentist who interests them. Dentists receive an e-mail or fax with the patient’s contact information and they set an appointment. Cases4dentists.com is offering three free leads and no set-up charges for the next 250 dentists who enroll. Visit www.cases4dentists.com, call (703) 637-9163, or e-mail [email protected].
Heraeus re-introduces Venus®
Heraeus is the first to integrate direct composite solutions and indirect porcelain solutions. Superior esthetic restorations for all cosmetic procedures can be achieved simply and with the highest in esthetics and natural-looking results. Venus Smile Centers are labs that must meet and adhere to Heraeus’ rigorous quality standards. Dentists can request a free starter kit by calling (800) 431-1785 or by visiting www.heraeus-venus.com.
DentFlex esthetic Fiber Post System
DentFlex Fiber Post System by Brasseler USA combines strength and flexibility with superior esthetic results for metal-free restorations. A high-zirconia fiber fill content gives DentFlex strength and, with a low modulus of elasticity that closely matches that of dentin, allows natural movement of surrounding tooth structure. DentFlex is highly radiopaque, providing a clear image in postop radiographs. The surfaces are silonated to facilitate chemical adhesion. For more information, call (800) 841-4522.
New AdaQuick intraoral X-ray film
Ada Products Company, Inc., introduces its new line of intraoral X-ray film, AdaQuick, which offers high-contrast, fine-detail results similar to leading imaging products, but at a significant cost savings. Less rigid with softer edges, it is more comfortable than the most popular intraoral film. AdaQuick films are available in D speed and F speed. To request a sample, or for sales, customer service, or billing inquiries, call (800) 471-4411 or (800) 342-5337. For more information, visit www.adaproducts.net.
Sirona introduces next generation of sensors
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., introduces its new XIOS Intraoral Sensor System. The XIOS is designed to produce precise image quality within seconds - even during the most complex procedures - and offers all the advantages of digital radiography. Slim sensor design with rounded edges allows comfortable positioning in the patient’s mouth, and its cable attachment is on the back, requiring minimal space. To find out more about XIOS, call (800) 659-5977 or visit www.sirona.com.
New Web site launched for patients’ paperwork
SubmitPatientForms is an inexpensive Internet service ($18.95 per month) that allows an unlimited number of patients to fill out their HIPAA forms, personal and insurance information, and medical/dental histories online in the privacy of their homes. Practices can link the forms directly from their Web sites or may use the service without a Web site. Practices can validate patients’ insurance coverage and “red flag” any medical problems before they arrive at the office. Call (888) 385-1535 or visit www.SubmitPatientForms.com for more details.
Simplicity™ by DentalEZ®
DentalEZ® Group unveils its new Simplicity by DentalEZ, a complete and versatile line of dental equipment that is interchangeable with the existing lines of DentalEZ operatory equipment. The components present endless possibilities for a customized operatory, and dental professionals can pick and choose from several main components to fit their individual office design needs. For more information, call (866) DTE-INFO or visit www.dentalez.com.