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Heraeus PowerGel

Feb. 16, 2011
Nondrip, nonrunny formula offers improved handling, easier control, and greater accuracy while delivering the same level of desensitization as Gluma liquid.
SOUTH BEND, Indiana—Heraeus, a leader in dental esthetics, had announced launch of
To read more about Heraeus, go to Heraeus.The produce is a new one-step gel formula desensitizer that allows for accurate control and placement to reduce or help eliminate dentinal hypersensitivity.For 20 years, its predecessor--Gluma--Desensitizer has been a frontrunner in helping eliminate post-op sensitivity. It has been used in more than 50 million restorations worldwide and has received the maximum “Five Star Award” from test institute Reality. The new Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel delivers the same level of desensitization as Gluma liquid but also offers better handling, easier control, and greater accuracy with its gel consistency and green-color indication that allows the practitioner to see where the material is being placed. “Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel’s distinctive nodrip formula offers easier control of placement,” said Robert Marus, DDS. “It stays where you place it, minimizing the possibility of touching soft tissue. Additionally, the color indicator aids in ease of visual placement and removal.”Important features of the new Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel include: • One step placement, no agitation necessary• No light curing required• Gel consistency for greater control and accuracy during placement• Nodrip formula, so it stays where you place it• Green color indicator allowing for easy visual placement and rinse-clean capability• Same efficacy as Gluma Desensitizer for fast, long-term desensitizing Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel is indicated for the reduction or elimination of pain caused by hypersensitivity in exposed cervical areas that do not require restorations. It is also indicated in use for reduction or elimination of dentin sensitivity after preparation of teeth to receive fixed prosthesis or restorations. “Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel delivers the same efficacy that has earned Gluma Desensitizer industry-wide accolades as the benchmark in desensitization," explained Amanda Holland, product manager for Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel. "The gel consistency and nondrip features allow practitioners greater control and accuracy during application, reducing potential contact with soft tissue and providing value in a number of indications.”For more information, visit or call (800) 431-1785.

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