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 | EQUIA™
EQUIA™ from GC America is a posterior restorative system for class I, II, and V restorations that can serve as an alternative for amalgam and composite. GC America was recently awarded the Deming Prize, which recognizes a company that has implemented Total Quality Management (TQM) at the highest level.
B | Preppies Plus®
Whip Mix Corporation's Preppies Plus® is a unit-dose flour of pumice paste specifically formulated with chlorhexidine gluconate. Used to prep the tooth surface prior to procedures, they contain no fluoride, oils, or added flavorings to inhibit bond strength. Each jar of Preppies Plus contains 100 1.3-g cups.
C | Midwest E Electric Handpiece
The Midwest E Electric Handpiece from DENTSPLY Professional integrates features that dentists require for both preparatory and endodontic procedures. The control unit, combined with the power output of the lightweight, compact motor and the ergonomic design of the attachments, is designed to delight dentists from a power and control standpoint.
D | iCare Handpiece Maintenance System
The iCare system from NSK makes it possible to perform handpiece maintenance with the simple touch of a few buttons. This state-of-the-art system allows each type of handpiece to have its own cleaning program, which includes specifying the volume of lubrication oil to be injected to ensure consistent and cost-effective operation. An advanced chuck-cleaning function maintains the optimal condition of handpieces and greatly extends operating life.