May 2014, Volume 10, Issue 5
Published by AEGIS Communications
New to the Market
To help you make the purchasing decisions for your practice, here is a selection of new product offerings from well-known and trusted manufacturers.
A | iOptima
Bien-Air Dental and Apple® reunite to boost the performance of dental surgeries with iOptima, a unique pneumatic-to-electric transformation solution. With the iOptima, any practitioner can transform a traditional pneumatic system into a modern electric unit equipped with a brushless and sensorless micromotor and an iPod touch interface.
B | Soft-Grip & Double-Sided Neon Assorted Packs
Zirc introduces New Neon Assorted Packs for the Soft Grip One-Piece mouth mirror and Double-Sided mirror head. Both styles feature the Crystal HD® mouth mirror, which provides a 40% brighter image compared to the standard rhodium lens and helps to prevent eyestrain and stress by displaying clear, shadow free images.
C | Socket Repair Kit
Collagen Matrix Dental provides a convenient, easy-to-use combination of regenerative products packaged together specifically for extraction sites. Two specialized sizes of Socket Repair Kits include MatrixDerm® EXT or Cap collagen dental membrane, SynOss™ Putty synthetic mineral-collagen composite bone graft, and absorbable suture in a cost-effective kit.
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D | SmearOFF™
Vista Dental Products introduces a new EDTA-based formula called SmearOFF™, which effectively removes
the smear layer and kills bacteria in one easy step. Enhanced with chlorhexidine, SmearOFF removes significantly more canal debris compared to standard 17% EDTA, and opens a greater percentage of dentin tubules.
E | SANAO™
SANAO™ handpieces by SciCan reduce wrist strain and are equipped with glass rod fiber optics to illuminate the oral cavity. SANAO handpieces feature HPS (Hygiene Protection System) resin to limit debris buildup inside of the handpiece; an ergonomic, lightweight design; and a small, torque-controlled motor.
F | Eclipse LED Headlight
SurgiTel introduces the Eclipse LED, the no-touch LED headlight. Featuring proximity sensor technology, the light turns on and off with the wave of a hand. This feature helps avoid the risk of cross-contamination, allows consultation without blinding a patient or assistant, and helps conserve battery life.
G | Vera by Young™
Young Dental introduces its latest disposable prophy angle, Vera by Young™. Vera by Young offers a compact prophy angle head and slim neck design; these unique features improve maneuverability in the mouth during polishing. This prophy angle enhances reach and access in a variety of clinical situations.
H | MD Guide
The MD Guide from Golden Dental Solutions is a pilot drill and an alternative surgical guide combined. The MD Guide Intro Kit contains five drilling guides and five non-drilling guides (or virtual teeth) that are specifically sized to match the mesio-distal dimension of the future restoration.
I | Biolight Post Systems
Synca Direct introduces Biolight Dual and ST fiber post systems to the US. Biolight is available in two anatomical shapes and offers a superior combination of physical properties. Biolight customers are currently receiving 30 posts free with their first kit purchase at fiberforcedental.com/bio.
J | DuraBraze® Diamond
Brasseler USA introduces the DuraBraze® crown and bridge preparation diamond. A revolutionary new technology, SpotBrazing™, is employed in its design and manufacture. This patented process improves both the bonding and the spacing of the diamond crystals on the instrument.
K | DEXIS CariVu™
DEXIS CariVu™ is a compact, portable caries detection device that uses patented transillumination technology to support the identification of occlusal, interproximal, and recurrent carious lesions and cracks. CariVu continues in the long DEXIS tradition of providing intuitive, easy-to-use diagnostic tools for the dental community.
L | Straumann® CARES® Screw-Retained Bars & Bridges
Straumann introduces Straumann® CARES® Screw-Retained Bars & Bridges for the Straumann bone-level and mixed tissue–level and bone-level implant platforms. These new indications will help serve a growing population of edentulous patients, offering a solution that can be cost-effective, natural-looking, and a substantial improvement in function compared to a traditional gum-supported denture.
M | Adhese® Universal
Ivoclar Vivadent introduces Adhese® Universal, a new single-component, light-cured universal adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal is compatible with all etching techniques and is the only universal adhesive available in the revolutionary VivaPen® delivery form, as well as in the traditional bottle delivery form.