June 2014, Volume 10, Issue 6
Published by AEGIS Communications
New to the Market
To help you make the purchasing decisions, here is a selection of new product offerings from well-known and trusted manufacturers. For more information about any of the products featured this month, mark the corresponding number on the enclosed Reader Service Card.
Figure A | Midmark Elevance™ Continental Delivery Unit
Midmark Corporation introduced the Midmark Elevance™ Continental Delivery Unit, which features a new, ergonomic design for a greater range of positioning. Transthoracic positioning allows minimal reach for the clinician, and the unit can also be positioned to the patient’s right (or left) shoulder and remain ergonomically correct. By offering five utility presets for up to three unique users on each delivery head, Elevance Delivery Systems eliminate the need to adjust settings multiple times during the day.
Figure B | TwinPower Turbine® 45 Non-Optic
J. Morita has expanded the TwinPower Turbine® 45 product line with a non-optic model. It delivers up to 20 watts for smooth, efficient cutting. Rear-facing exhaust vents direct air flow away from the surgical site for patient protection. Its double-impeller rotor design delivers constant torque and controlled speed, even under high load conditions.
Figure C | Patient Specific Plates for Mandible
DePuy Synthes CMF announced the launch of Patient Specific Plates for Mandible (PSPM), new plates that are customized based on surgeon specifications and individual patient anatomy. They are the latest addition to the company’s TRUMATCH® CMF, a portfolio of preoperative planning services, intraoperative tools, and patient-specific devices.
Figure D | CEREC Ortho Software
Sirona is expanding its orthodontic product line with the new CEREC Ortho software for orthodontic scanning, shown as a work in progress at the Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontists in April. Orthodontists can prepare a digital model of the entire arch through a patent-pending scanning process and the data can be exported for treatment planning.
Figure E | OP300 Maxio
Instrumentarium Dental announces the launch of the new, feature-rich OP300 Maxio Pan/Ceph/3D, its most advanced imaging system ever. The latest addition introduces new and larger fields-of-view for dental and maxillofacial imaging, and a revolutionary Low Dose Technology (LDT) delivering quality-optimized cone-beam 3D scans with a very low radiation dose, up to 5 times lower than traditional 2D panoramic images.
Figure F | Dentrix® Ascend
Henry Schein, Inc.’s Dentrix® Ascend has completed beta testing and is now available. A cloud-based practice management system, it is designed with advanced features for single and multi-site dental practices. With Dentrix Ascend, dentists can safely store practice data in the cloud, manage multi-site practices and access information about their practice anytime, anywhere.
Figure G | CS Model Software
CS Model is Carestream Dental’s first CS Solutions CAD
(computer-aided design) product designed with orthodontists in mind. Combined with Carestream Dental’s 3D scanning solutions, CS Model software enables practitioners to quickly create digital models; review and store them electronically; and produce orthodontic appliances through preferred labs.
Figure H | Spry Gems™
Spry Gems Xylitol mints from Xlear include pharmaceutical-grade xylitol, natural flavorings, and a readily assimilable form of calcium to create a pH-balanced formula that preserves the health of oral tissues. Spry Gems contain no added acids and a very clean list of ingredients. They are available in berry, cinnamon, peppermint, and spearmint flavors.
Figure I | JetPolisher 2000
The JetPolisher 2000 from Johnson-Promident has been cleared by the FDA for implant maintenance for cleaning around implants under dentures. It is portable, uses an existing dental unit’s foot pedal, and has an easy-view powder reservoir.
845-589-0210 | johnsonpromident.com
Figure J | Peak™ Series Handpieces
S-R Tek, LLC, announced the launch of its Peak™ series high-speed handpieces, which feature ceramic ball bearings, LED lighting, quick-disconnect swivel, and three-port water spray. Peak series handpieces are lightweight, quiet, and well balanced.
877-236-4410 | s-rtek.com
Figure K | SURGITIP-ENDO Aspirator Tip
The Surgitip-endo from Coltene has an innovative ball design that ensures optimal aspiration and canal access ideally suited for work under the operating microscope. Thorough drying of the canals optimizes adhesion of the filling materials to the root canal walls, reducing drying time with paper points.
330-916-8800 | coltene.com
Figure L | Straumann Screw-Retained Abutment
The Straumann Dental Implant System expands to include the new Straumann Screw-Retained Abutment portfolio for single unit, partially dentate, and fixed edentulous restorations. It offers dental professionals an opportunity to provide patients with an edentulous treatment option that is customized to their individual needs and expectations.
Figure M | Megaview LED Loupe
Megaview LED Loupe from Vision USA features hard-coated interchangeable acrylic lenses that flip up when no magnification is needed and allow for the freedom of peripheral vision. Megaview LED Loupe includes an extremely light and comfortable headband and is available with three bright, long-lasting LED lights that feature adjustable illumination angle and rechargeable batteries.
Figure N | Diashine® Extraoral Finishing & Polishing System
VH Technologies and 3M ESPE have collaborated to create Diashine® Extraoral Finishing & Polishing System for 3M ESPE Lava™ Ultimate Restorative that delivers exceptional esthetic results. This system produces a high-luster, enamel-like finish and a smooth surface that reduces the likelihood of microfractures. In addition, the system’s simple and quick four-step process saves valuable chair time.
Figure O | Thin-Tip Ultrasonic Inserts
Premier Dental Products Company introduces 25 kHz ultrasonic inserts in a thin-tip style. The new design is ideal for removing light to medium debris. The tip’s thinner profile allows greater access into subgingival pockets and tight interproximal areas and is available in both ergonomic Big Easy® and resin handle grips. Premier ultrasonic inserts are compatible with most magnetostrictive handpieces.
888-670-6100 | premusa.com
Figure P | HD Mirrors
HD Mirrors from Hu-Friedy provide an enhanced view of the intraoral cavity for clinicians and provide superior brightness and clarity. They feature a proprietary coating, are scratch-resistant for product longevity, and come in standard mirror sizes (#3, #4, #5) in single- and double-sided options.
800-HU-FRIEDY | hu-friedy.com
Figure Q | TRIOLOGY™ Professional Oral Cleansing & Care Line
NOWsystem, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to have Burkhart Dental distribute TRIOLOGY™ Professional Oral Cleansing & Care line to dental practices in 19 Western states. The TRIOLOGY line of biologic debriding rinses and serums is designed to enhance dental procedures and patient comfort.