17th Annual Midwinter Product Showcase

The Midwinter Product Showcase highlights products that will be featured at the Chicago Dental Society's 147th Midwinter Meeting. If you can't make it to the show, it's not a problem. Dentistry Today will be conducting a blog during the Midwinter Meeting. To stay up to date on the happenings, visit dentistrytoday.com/live-blog.


The new DentalVibe Gen II features many advances over the previous model. It has twice the power, increasing the amplitude at the vibrating tip. This leads to greater sensory nerve stimulation, enhancing the pain blocking effect. Its new white tip increases visibility within the oral cavity, as does the super-bright LED illumination that provides optimal illumination. For more information, call (877) 503-VIBE (8423) or visit dentalvibe.com.


LED LIGHT - DentLight

The award-winning Nano has the ideal combination of size and power in clinical, shadow-free illumination. It is one of the smallest, most comfortable loupe lights with 2 digital battery packs half the size of other lights. It fits on all eyewear for increased vision, efficiency, and profitability, in addition to better oral care for your patient. For more information, call (800) 763-6901 or visit dentlight.com.


MATRIX SYSTEMS - Directa Dental

The CoForm matrix system is an innovative kit of preformed celluloid plastic transparent matrices specifically designed to restore realistic shape and form to composite restorations that replace incisal edges and fractured teeth. The preformed anatomical matrices are available in 4 sizes that accommodate most clinical situations: anteriors, cuspids, and first molars. The handy clinical dispenser simplifies size and shape selection. For more information, call (800) 284-3368 or visit directadental.com.



Dentrix Mobile provides fast, secure access to patient details, appointments, medical alerts, and prescriptions. Designed to access the latest version of Dentrix G4, it runs on the most popular smartphones and mobile devices, including BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, Palm Pre, and Android. Best of all, Dentrix Mobile is included with your Dentrix Customer Service Plan at no additional cost. For more information, call (800) DENTRIX.


OPERATORY SYSTEM - Dansereau Health Products

The Universal Operatory has become the operatory of choice when the dentist needs availability of right and left use. The AM3 dental chair comes in more than 150 color choices, including Ultra­leather. The delivery system is a radius system that will easily convert from right to left, even with the patient in the dental chair. For more information, call (800) 423-5657 or visit the Web site dhpdental.com.



Ideal for splint setups, postorthodontic retainers, frameworks for composite bridges, and stress-free posts, Dentapreg represents a new generation of preimpregnated light-curing reinforcing tapes. When using Dentapreg, it's not necessary to impregnate the tapes with resin before use, thereby creating a simple and time-efficient procedure for both the dentist and technician, saving costs and increasing caseloads. For more information, visit dentapreg.com.



Whether for temporization or removable aesthetics, Snap-On Smile provides the stability, function, and beauty every patient wants, redefining provisional performance. It's tooth-borne and totally noninvasive, easy to prescribe, and eliminates uncomfortable and messy temporaries or complicated procedures requiring extensive chairtime. Patients love its comfort and aesthetics. For more information, call (800) 445-0345.



ShortCut is an innovative solution to the problems dentists and assistants face when using retraction cord in a bottle. ShortCut offers an all-in-one delivery system for retraction cord. The cutter is built in, so there is no need for sterile scissors to be handy and the same amount of cord dispenses each time with a simple click. It is easy to use and avoids cord tangles, cord getting lost into the bottle, and/or falling to the floor. For more information, visit duxdental.com.



DiaPaste is a premixed calcium hydroxide barium sulfate paste for root canal treatment. It's iodoform-free and water-soluble so it is easy to clean and remove. It is also radiopaque and antibacterial. Its indications include apexification, temporary root filling, vital pulpotomy, temporary pulp capping, and disinfection after pulp extirpation treatment. For more information, call (877) 342-3368.


ROTARY FILE - DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties

WaveOne sets new standards in endodontics by bringing simplicity, efficiency, and safety to the root canal shaping procedure. The proprietary reciprocating motion and cutting angles reduce file breakage and, in most cases, require only one instrument per root canal. It has been shown to decrease total shaping time by up to 40% compared to traditional rotary techniques. For more information, call (800) 662-1202 or visit the Web site tulsadentalspecialties.com.



Easy-to-use, proven, and complete best describe the DentiMax practice management software and digital sensor systems. It includes innovations in paperless, digital imaging, scheduling, and reporting technology not found in other systems. At only 5.5 mm thick, the DentiMax digital sensor is one of the thinnest CMOS sensors on the market. These profession-leading innovations help make DentiMax an easy choice. For more information, call (800) 704-8494 or visit dentimax.com.


ORAL MIRRORS - Essential Dental Systems

C-Mor is a high definition, high reflectance mouth mirror. These mirrors are designed and manufactured using a special high-tech process to provide you with the highest reflectance and definition available. Because you now have more reflective light, you can finally see more clinically. It's great for those hard-to-find procedures, including root canals and margins. All fine details can now be seen more clearly. For more information, call (800) 223-5394.


WHITENING SYSTEM - Evolve Dental Technologies

KöR's new Deep Bleaching Hydremide Peroxide formulation now requires less chair time and less cost. It is the only whitening system to ever offer a satisfaction-or-your-money-back guarantee. Easily able to whiten any case, from simple to tough tetracycline stains, it delivers predictable, permanent "wow" results. KöR whitening also offers low to no sensitivity thanks to its unique desensitizer used in office and at home. For more information, call (866) 763-7753 or visit korchallenge.com.



The unidose EtchMaster tip is the ultimate powder-blasting instrument for intraoral prophy and abrasion procedures. Its tips never clog and operate without overspray, unlike traditional air polishers and sandblasting equipment. The tips are powered by your chairside air via a simple handpiece adapter. You can achieve perfect surface preparation prior to sealants, composite and porcelain repairs, crowns, veneers, brackets, bonding. For more information, call (800) 906-9298 or visit gromandental.com.


EXTRACTION INSTRUMENTS - Golden Dental Solutions

Achieving atraumatic extractions has never been easier, more predictable, or faster than with the revolutionary Physics Forceps. A biomechanical rationale to extractions based on the power of a first Class 1 lever, along with the patented beak and bumper design allows these instruments to operate as a lingual elevator. For more information, call (877) 987-2284 or visit physicsforceps.com.



MI Varnish is a 5% sodium fluoride varnish with RECALDENT (CPP-ACP). It is unique compared to all the other fluoride varnishes. MI Varnish with RECALDENT (CPP-ACP) brings bio-available calcium, phosphate, and fluoride to the tooth surface, releasing high levels of fluoride. Working in concert with the sodium fluoride in the MI Varnish is a wiser clinical choice for you and your patients. For more information, call (800) 323-7063 or visit gcamerica.com.


SEPARATOR RING - Garrison Dental Solutions

The newly redesigned Soft-Face separator ring boasts a 35% reduction in the size of the reinforcing overmold while improving chemical resistance and longevity. The ring retains the over-the-wedge placement design and anatomy-hugging soft silicone tips that made it an instant success. The reduction in body size provides improved visibility and greatly simplifies ring placement. For more information, call (888) 437-0032 or visit garrisondental.com.


ZIRCONIA RESTORATION - Glidewell Laboratories

BruxZir solid zirconia is a monolithic zirconia restoration with no porcelain overlay. Because it is made of one homogeneous material, the possibility of chipping is nearly eliminated, making it ideal for bruxers, implant restorations, and areas with limited occlusal space. Its CAD/CAM processing ensures precision fit and occlusion. For more information, call (800) 854-7256 or visit bruxzir.com.


IMPLANT - Hiossen

Enhanced initial stability provided by ETIII 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 ETIII 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 exclusive I-View adjustment system has been designed to offer flexibility and variety in positioning that is essential in preventing musculoskeletal pain from static positioning. HEINE's 3-point hinge system allows users to vary the angle, providing a variety of working positions not available in fixed lens systems. For more information, call (800) 367-4872.


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