16th Annual Midwinter Product Showcase

 

DIGITAL IMPRESSION SYSTEM - Global Dental Solutions

Global Dental Solutions has teamed with Cadent for model fabrication via the iTero digital impression system. Data files of the digital impressions are sent electronically, which allows for greater speed of communication should a problem arise. This technology-driven process also eliminates the imprecision of conventional impressions. For more information, call (866) 905-1111 or visit the Web site globaldentalsolutions.com.
















 

EXTRACTION INSTRUMENT - GoldenMisch

The Physics Forceps GMX standard series instrument set is a unique line of beak and bumper instruments designed to utilize the biomechanical advantages of a first-class lever to achieve a simple, predictable, and atraumatic extraction. The benefits of implementing these instruments into your practice include less chair time, quicker healing time, and a much more relaxed and comfortable experience for not only the patient, but for the doctor. For more information, call (877) 987-2284 or visit goldenmisch.com.





 

FLOWABLE COMPOSITE - GC America

G-ænial Universal Flo is a nanohybrid light-cured flowable (low-flow) that performs like a conventional composite. Tests have shown it has better strength, wear resistance, and gloss retention than leading flowable and conventional composites. It is thixotropic for easy handling and placement, and indicated for use in Class I to V restorations (15 shades). For more information, call (800) 323-7063 or visit gcamerica.com.






 

MATRIX BANDS - Garrison Dental Solutions

Slick Bands prevent bonding agents from sticking to the matrix band by applying a micro thin coating to their stainless steel matrix bands. Testing of more than 20 leading bonding agents shows a 92% average reduction in composite sticking to the matrix band. The nonstick coating makes them easier to insert interproximally on conservative preps, and they ensure a tight contact. For more information, call (888) 437-0032 or visit garrisondental.com.












 

ZIRCONIA RESTORATION - Glidewell Laboratories

BruxZir is a monolithic zirconia restoration with no porcelain overlay. While it is more brawn than beauty, it is an aesthetic alternative to metal occlusal PFMs and cast gold restorations. Virtually bulletproof, BruxZir also provides a new treatment option for bruxers who have destroyed other restorations. It was one of Dentistry Today's Top 100 products. For more information, call (800) 854-7256 or visit bruxzir.com.
 

DEFIBRILLATOR - HealthFirst

CPR can help a person in cardiac arrest, but it alone cannot save lives. A "shock" from a defibrillator is needed to restore the heart's normal pumping rhythm. Ready when needed, the HeartStart OnSite is powered by a simple, safe, long-life (4-year) battery. For more information, call (800) 331-1984.












 

FLOWABLE COMPOSITE - Heraeus Kulzer

Venus Bulk Fill is the optimal restorative solution that offers savings of time with a faster, easier placement of posterior restorations while proving its clinical efficacy with a 4-mm depth of cure, low shrinkage stress, and high radiopacity. It offers self-adaptive handling that eliminates the need for incremental layering and provides ideal coverage of cavity floor and walls. For more information, call (877) 258-5937 or visit heraeusdentalusa.com.
 

IMPLANT - Hiossen

Enhanced initial stability provided by ET III SA fixture yields optimal conditions for immediate and early loading. The corkscrew thread design provides self-tapping and path-correcting ability where it delivers smooth insertion and feel. Integrated platform switching of the ET III SA creates an environment for a wide range of aesthetic options. For more information, call (888) 678-0001 or visit hiossen.com.














 

LOUPES - HEINE North America

The HR Binocular Loupes in 2.5x magnification now feature a patented, new 3-point articulation system that allows a 10° higher angle of declination than through-the-lens loupe systems. The all-new i-VIEW for S-Frame allows users to completely adjust the angle of declination from zero to 45°. Nearly half of dental professionals require an angle of declination between 35° and 45°, which is why HEINE Loupes are unique in their ability to relieve strain for those practitioners. For more information, call (800) 367-4872.





 

DENTAL ISOLATION SYSTEM - Isolite System

Isolite Systems provides 2 dental isolation solutions that improve procedure times by 30% on average, enhance patient comfort, and reduce ergonomic stress. Both the Isolite dryfield illuminator, with brilliant intraoral illumination, and the nonilluminated Isodry, for practitioners who choose to work with external light only, provide gentle bite block, continu­ous hands-free suctioning, tongue and cheek retraction, and airway protection. For more information, call (800) 560-6066 or visit isolitesystems.com.











 

LED CURING LIGHT - Ivoclar Vivadent

With 1,200 mW/cm2 and patented Polywave LED Technology, the battery-operated bluephase G2 will cure all dental materials, all the time. A corded "back-up" power supply and an internal cooling system provide continuous curing even during extensive cases. Advantages include its Polywave Technology for halogen-like output (380 to 515 nm), multiple curing programs, and more. For more information, call (800) 533-6825 or visit ivoclarvivadent.com.
   

ENDODONTIC DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENT - Jordco

The e-Dx is the next generation in endodontic diagnostic instruments. This unique instrument can easily cold- and fracture-test teeth. Using a special open-cell foam insert, it stores dental coolants longer enabling a doctor to easily cold test multiple teeth. The detachable contra-angled pliers are designed to securely hold the foam insert and reach posterior teeth to provide improved visibility during cold testing. For more information, call (800) 752-2812.








   

ENDODONTIC FILES - JS Dental Manufacturing

Xtreme Endodontic files follow the canal with virtually no transportation, ledging, or perforation. A controlled memory material has enabled JS Dental to make files that follow the canal like nothing else on the market and are 300% less likely to separate. The files follow the path of least resistance, resulting in a perfectly enlarged canal, preserved tooth structure, and easier obturation. For more information, call (800) 284-3368.
   

CARBIDE BURS - KOMET USA

KOMET Q-Finishers demonstrate outstanding performance when employed for orthodontic debonding procedures. The carbide's noncutting tip minimizes the potential for tissue impingement and trauma. For composite restorative procedures, the noncutting tip makes the KOMET Q-Finisher the instrument of choice for the trimming and finishing of labial/facial restorations. For more information, call (803) 323-1504.















   

IMPRESSION MATERIALS - Kettenabach LP

Panasil is a line of addition-curing silicone final impression materials with hydrophilic properties. It has a variety of viscosities and 2 set times. It can be used for one- or 2-step crown and bridge impression techniques. It is available in a 50-mL cartridge and a 362-mL foil bag for the Sympress dispenser. For more information, call (877) KEBA-123 or visit the Web site kettenbach.com.









   

LED CURING LIGHT - Kerr

The Demi Plus LED Light Curing System is the next generation in premium curing lights. Powered by Demetron Technology, Demi Plus combines sophisticated engineering with design enhancements—including Valox resin exterior and an advanced battery design—for improved durability and performance. For more information, call (800) KERR-123 or visit the Web site kerrdental.com/demi.
   

ALL-TISSUE LASER LINE - Lares Research

The new LightWalker line of all-tissue lasers is available in both single Er:YAG and dual Er:YAG/Nd:YAG wavelength models. LightWalker lasers can perform fast cavity preps (usually without anesthetic), virtually all soft-tissue surgical procedures, and minimally invasive laser endodontic and periodontic treatments. For more information, call (888) 333-8440, ext. 2050.












   

LIP BALM - Lip Balm Express

Lip Balm Express offers high-quality lip balm made fresh to your order with a blend of natural ingredients and long-lasting flavors. And you can have your practice information custom-printed on each lip balm label, making it a great promotional after-care gift. Orders are shipped within 5 days. For more information, call (866) 214-9978, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or visit lipbalmexpress.com.
   

ORAL CANCER DETECTION SYSTEM - LED Dental

The cordless VELscope Vx is the latest-generation device from the world's leading manufacturer of detection systems that use tissue fluorescence visualization to help discover oral disease, including oral cancer and precancer. The VELscope Vx offers unmatched portability, an affordable price, extensive education and training, and noninvasive exams that take only 2 minutes. For more information, call (888) 541-4614 or visit velscope.com.













   

WHITENING PEN - LumaLite

Clinically proven to whiten teeth with no reported sensitivity, the LumaCool Whitening Pen allows your patients to maintain their white smile or lighten their teeth without having to take impressions. It's an alternative to whitening trays. The pen offers a great marketing and referral potential for your practice. It is dealer supplied and you can request a free sample. For more information, call (800) 400-2262 or visit luma-lite.com.
   

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16th Annual Midwinter Product Showcase