Excellent patient care relies heavily on the materials and technology used in the treatment. Here is a selection of product offerings to consider adding to your armamentarium.
A | Flexitime Monophase Pro Scan
Heraeus Kulzer’s Flexitime Monophase Pro Scan improves upon the performance of Flexitime Monophase impression material by delivering even greater precision, flexibility, and security. Its flexible setting time allows sufficient working time for all techniques. Its short intraoral setting time increases efficiency while increasing patient comfort.
B | Pain-Free™ F
Parkell, Inc.’s fluoride-containing desensitizer, Pain-Free™ F, gives clinicians a quick and easy way to provide long-lasting comfort to patients with tooth hypersensitivity.
C | Hi-Tec Implants Interchangeable Systems
Hi-Tec Implants has developed six implant systems that are compatible and interchangeable with major companies. Doctors who convert to the use of Hi-Tec implants find the conversation seamless and often save 50% or more, and can use their existing prosthetic inventory without the need to reinvest in tools.
D | Futurabond® U
The two main advantages offered by VOCO America’s Futurabond® U are its universal indications for all adhesive procedures without the need of any additional activators or primers, and its ability to prevent solvent evaporation, a well-documented challenge for adhesives dispensed in a bottle.
E | VITA Enamic® 10 mm
VITA Enamic®, the first hybrid dental ceramic featuring a dual-network structure that combines the best properties of ceramic and composite materials, is available in High Translucency 10-mm blocks. The 10-mm size (8 x 10 x 15 mm) is offered in 3D-Master shades 0M1, 1M1, 1M2, 2M2 and 3M2 and is ideal for inlays and onlays.
F | OnTraQ™ BIOlogical Monitoring System™
HealthFirst’s OnTraQ™ BIOlogical Monitoring System™ allows the practice to establish a spore testing process, and provides reminders each and every time an autoclave must be tested. The OnTraQ system uses automated email and text reminder notifications are sent to staff to help keep practices on top of their scheduled testing regime.
G | Integrity® Multi-Cure
DENTSPLY Caulk’s Integrity® Multi-Cure Temporary Crown & Bridge Material’s unique dual cure formula offers improved flexural strength (109 MPa when light-cured and 107 MPa when self-cured). Using the light cure option, one can create provisional restorations with up to 30% less procedure time.
H | ACTIVA BioACTIVE-Base/Liner
ACTIVA BioACTIVE-Base/Liner from Pulpdent has greater fluoride release and bioactive properties than glass ionomers in a strong, resilient resin matrix that will not chip or crumble. It adheres to dentin and does not require etching or bonding agents.
I | CanalClean™ AA
Vista Dental Products’ CanalClean™ AA is the first research-based, 4-step irrigation kit designed to be the best approach to single or double root canal irrigation. The CanalClean AA Kit offers a complete anterior anatomy irrigation regimen designed to optimize time spent on irrigation.
J | Sensodyne® Repair & Protect
GlaxoSmithKline’s Sensodyne® Repair & Protect toothpaste can both repair exposed dentin and protect patients from future sensitivity. The stannous fluoride formulation forms a reparative layer over and within the exposed dentin tubules and works to block painful stimuli.
K | KöR® Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System
KöR® Whitening’s Dual-Activated, Tri-Barrel™ Hydremide® Peroxide technology and continuous refrigeration of the whitening gel result in a powerful, chemically complex solution able to dramatically whiten any case. The KöR product line includes at-home kits as well as full system options. All products include a 100% money-back guarantee.
L | CLEARFIL SE BOND 2
Kuraray America, Inc.’s CLEARFIL SE BOND 2 is a two-step, self-etch bonding agent with an improved catalyst system for stronger bonds and a new dual-cure activator for use with all indirect restorations and core build-up composites. The product has a low film thickness and requires no shaking, scrubbing, or multiple coats.
M | Tapered Implant Slim Surgical Kit
BIOMET 3i’s Tapered Implant Slim Surgical Kit is designed to provide a compact set of instruments for placing 3.25- and 4-mm diameter implants in 8.5- to 13-mm lengths. The kit provides two insert options: one for both Certain® and External Hex Components and one for Certain® only.
N | SoproCARE®
ACTEON North America’s SoproCARE® was developed for caries detection, prophylaxis, and periodontal treatment. Using patented fluorescence technology, SoproCARE illuminates dental tissue to reveal occlusal caries, plaque, tartar, and gingival inflammation.
O | 430-45 Handpiece
DentalEZ Group’s 430-45 handpiece is equipped with a unique 45° angled head that provides unprecedented access to hard-to-reach posterior areas of the oral cavity.
P | 3M™ ESPE™ Pentamix™ Lite Automatic Mixing Unit
The 3M™ ESPE™ Pentamix™ Lite Automatic Mixing Unit provides dentists with an entry model to the world of automatic mixing. This affordable, portable mixer works with all 3M ESPE impression materials, and is built with convenience in mind.
Q | Bayflex™ Partials
Ideal for patients with monomer sensitivity and as a healing appliance for implant cases, Bayflex™ partials from Bayshore Dental Studio are clinically proven and available in five gingival shades. They feature lightweight thermoplastic that is comfortable and practically invisible, and they will not warp or become brittle.