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  • The 5th Annual Tech Issue Paul Feuerstein, DMD, Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD, Dayna Johnson, Andrew C. Koenigsberg, DDS, Anthony R. Cardoza, DDS, David P. Sarment, DDS, MS, Ali Allen Nasseh, DDS, MMSC, PC, Parag Kachalla, DDS
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Inside Dentistry

July 2014, Volume 10, Issue 7
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.

A | Flexipalettes

Smile Line, USA’s Flexipalettes contrastors are constructed of a sheet of copper over-molded with a black medical-grade silicone that is latex-free, safe, and hypoallergenic. Flexipalettes are absolutely opaque and exhibit no light reflection. The four designs are sold separately or in a set, and may be sterilized in autoclave at 135°C.

877-755-6868
smilelineusa.com

B | 430 Flex

DentalEZ Group reintroduces the 430 SWL Flex to its StarDental® 430 handpiece line. Designed with performance-enhancing features, the 430 SWL Flex makes the conversion to the classic StarDental line of high-speed handpieces fast, seamless, and less costly.

877-341-6275
dentalez.com

C | Legend Frame

Orascoptic introduces the Legend frame, which features adjustable temple arms and saddle nose pad along with a variety of sizes, allowing users to customize for the ideal fit. The Legend supports all types of prescriptions.

888-903-9915
orascoptic.com

D | Zylast

Zylast is a new line of antimicrobial products from Innovative Biodefense, Inc. that kills 99.99% of germs in 15 seconds and offers persistent protection for 6 hours following application. The products are water-based, all natural, triclosan free, and moisturize the hands.

888-306-0316
zylast.com

E | Perio Trays® by Perio Protect

Prescription Perio Trays® are innovative tools for periodontal care. They have internal peripheral seals to deliver medication into shallow and deep pockets (>6 mm), ideal for patients with generalized pocketing or struggling between maintenance visits. The Trays are comfortable, convenient, and easy-to-use. Patients appreciate the non-invasive technology and the simple application.

877-434-4867
perioprotect.com

F | D-Lish® Summer Drink Mix™

Young Dental introduces new D-Lish® Summer Drink Mix™ prophy paste in three refreshing flavors—strawberry margarita, mint mojito and piña colada. D-Lish Prophy Paste is Young Dental’s pumice-based formula designed to improve stain removal without messy splatter. This gluten-free paste contains 1.23% fluoride and xylitol. The single-dose packages come in a resealable Stay Fresh™ bag, which includes an autoclavable paste gripper.

800-325-1881
youngdental.com

G | 3M™ True Definition Scanner and Straumann® CARES® System

3M is pleased to announce a Trusted Connection to dental labs with the Straumann® CARES® System for the 3M™ True Definition Scanner. With this new connection, dentists can restore Straumann implants with original CARES prosthetic solutions from a single intraoral scan. This new digital restoration process is the latest addition to a growing network of Trusted Connections available to dentists with the 3M True Definition Scanner.

800-634-2249
3m.com/truedefinition/straumann

H | Fibercone® Posts for Wide/Flared Canals

RTD introduces a specialized “accessory” post that addresses the problem of wide, oval, flared, or otherwise large or irregularly-shaped root treatment spaces when used with a “master” fiber post and any resin cement and core composite. This technique offers a stronger, low-modulus, esthetic, radiopaque, one-appointment, reversible alternative to cast posts.

844-RTD-DENT
rtddental.com

I | Obtura Spartan® Endodontics

Obtura Spartan® Endodontics is expanding its comprehensive line of endodontic products with the addition of new Flow 150 Gutta-Percha, a superior filling material infused with nano-technology. Designed to work best when heated between 145˚C and 165˚C, this latex-free material is easily manipulated for a longer period of time without cooling or shrinking.

800-344-1321
obtura.com

J | Knit-Pak™+

Premier Dental introduces Knit-Pak™+, aluminum chloride impregnated gingival retraction cord ideal to use for tissue displacement and fluid management. KnitPak+’s unique microfibers have very low moisture content with high durability and retention properties.

888-670-6100
premusa.com

K | Preppies Plus®

Whip Mix Corporation has introduced new Preppies Plus®. Preppies Plus® is a unit-dose flour of pumice paste specifically formulated with chlorhexidine gluconate, a known antimicrobial agent. Used to prep the tooth surface prior to procedures such as restoration cementation, acid etching, sealants and composite restorations. Each jar of Preppies Plus® contains 100 1.3-g cups.

800-626-5651
whipmix.com

L | Fast Splint Matrix

Fast Splint Matrix dental glass fiber splinting system from Synca Direct Inc. combines pre-impregnated light curable glass fiber and a unique matrix system. The result is the simplified fabrication and application of orthodontic lingual retainers, perio/trauma splints, and space maintainer/flippers.

888-582-8115
fiberforcedental.com/fsm

M | Access® VPS Impression Materials

Centrix offers 5 different ADA-standard vinyl polysiloxane (VPS) viscosities to maximize accuracy with any technique. Fast-setting Access Blue and regular-setting Access Purple feature mousse-like viscosity for bite techniques. Access Blue sets hard like laboratory plaster in 30 seconds when taking bite registrations, provisional crown preoperative impressions, and so many other “quick” techniques. Low-viscosity Access Gold and medium-viscosity Access Monophase feature hydrophilic additives for high accuracy and low contact angle. High-viscosity Access Heavy features a non-slumping formula to prevent distortion and rebound.

800-235-5862
centrixdental.com