The Waterlase MD Turbo all-tissue laser increases treatment acceptance, attracts new patients, and prevents cross-contamination. It offers a minimally invasive alternative to drills with injections for many restorative procedures—welcome news for anxious or fearful patients. With the proprietary YSGG wavelength (2,780 nm), up to 8W of power, and turbo handpiece, there is no noticeable difference in speed when cutting hard-tissue compared to conventional high-speed drills. It also provides therapy for moderate to advanced gum disease, promoting new attachment and removing calculus. It can also clean and disinfect root canals after endodontic instrumentation. A February 2009 JCDA article showed bacterial contamination rates following resterilization of used dental burs and endodontic files can range from 15% to 58%. As most Waterlase procedures utilize single-use tips, this cross-contamination potential can be eliminated. Hands-on training is included with every Waterlase purchase. For more information, call (888) 424-6527 or visit biolase.com.
The EndoPro270 is the most advanced powered heat source on the market. Unlike other units, the EndoPro270 reaches a maximum temperature of 270°C in less than 2 seconds and cools down to room temperature in less than 4 seconds. Utilizing an ergonomic design and the newest in cordless heating technology, the EndoPro270 delivers unprecedented precision and safety. For more information, call (800) 841-4522 or visit brasselerusa.com.
The Beta Obturation device is designed for warm gutta-percha techniques, such as backfilling a canal with warm vertical obturation or with a complete fill technique (injecting from the apex up). Perfectly complementing B&L's Alpha heat source, the Beta unit provides simplicity, operator ease and comfort, and durability into this cordless injectable obturation gun. Equipped with a durable rechargeable battery and mounting easily in a charge cradle, the Beta will give more than 4 hours of continuous use on a single charge. Unique design features include a patented 360° swivel needle, allowing the operator to change the angle of entry to any canal. It's especially convenient for hard-to-reach maxillary cases. The handpiece is lightweight and ergonomic for operators with large or very small hands. With many doctors using multiple endodontic devices now in their practice, a reliable, cordless obturation device helps reduce clutter. For more information, call (949) 581-3636, visit the Web site bnlbio.com, or e-mail