Top 100 Products 2012

 

ORAL CANCER DETECTION DEVICE - DentLight

DOE is a portable, noninvasive oral exam system of oral health, that is capable of detecting (1) dental caries that lead to cavities; (2) decays under old composite; (3) soft-tissue problems such as cheek bite; and (4) worst of all, early signs of oral cancer. It is pleasant and fast with no need to rinse the mouth. It has shockproof quality and demonstrates high performance from patent-pending technology. For more information, call (800) 763-6901 or visit dentlight.com.











 

PROVISIONAL MATERIAL - DMG America

Luxatemp Ultra sets a new standard for flexural strength and exhibits unsurpassed break resistance. By incorporating new proprietary technology, stability and long-term durability are improved. The addition of Fluorescence creates temporaries that look more like natural teeth in all lighting conditions. It is available in the automix system with 6 different lifelike shades, in a 76-g cartridge with 15 automix tips, and the Smartmix system with 3 shades in a 15-g syringe with 10 automix tips. For more information, call (800) 662-6383.



 

RECIPROCATING FILE SYSTEM - DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental

WaveOne is a reciprocating file and obturation system expected to set new standards in root canal shaping procedures. It is an M-Wire Ni-Ti file powered by the e3 Torque Control Motor with reciprocating motion—a rotation technique that reduces file breakage while requiring only one instrument per root canal (in most cases). It is shown to decrease total shaping time by up to 40% compared to traditional rotary techniques in continuous motion. For more information, call (800) 662-1202 or visit tulsadentalspecialties.com.

 

REINFORCING TAPE - Dentapreg

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.





 

RESTORATIVE APPLIANCE - DenMat

Snap-On Smile is a provisional solution that’s aesthetic, convenient, and simple to place. It is a removable full or partial arch that literally snaps over the patient’s existing dentition—without impinging on gingival tissue or covering the palate. Patients can eat, drink, and function normally in every way and wear it all day, every day. It’s an ideal aesthetic provisional in implant cases, cosmetic partial dentures, and even as a long-term smile enhancement for severely compromised dentition. For more information, call (800) 445-0345.

 

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT PASTE - DiaDent

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.



 

ENDODONTIC INSTRUMENT - Essential Dental Systems

The SafeSiders are a series of patented, flat-sided endodontic instruments designed to eliminate the fear of separating instruments while providing superior endodontic results. As the leader in reciprocating endodontics, they can be used by hand or in the Endo-Express reciprocating handpiece. SafeSiders and the Endo-Express provide increased flexibility without sacrificing strength and offer faster advancement with less resistance. For more information, call (800) 223-5394 or visit edsdental.com.





 

WHITENING SYSTEM - Evolve Dental Technologies

KöR’s new Deep Bleaching Hydremide Peroxide formulation now requires less chair time and less cost. It offers a satisfaction-or-your-money-back guarantee. Easily able to whiten any case, from simple to tough tetracycline stains, KöR delivers predictable, permanent wow! results. It 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.





 

DIGITAL DENTURES - Global Dental Science

AvaDent Digital Dentures feature breakthrough digital technology that brings the precision, aesthetics, speed, and profitability of CAD/CAM technology to removable dentistry. The digital dentures make it possible for doctors to offer their patients a precise-fitting aesthetic denture in as little as 2 appointments. Additionally, AvaDent allows doctors to offer the digital denture using standard clinical procedures, with no computer skills or capital investment required. For information, call (855) AVADENT (282-3368) or visit avadent.com.

 

EXTRACTION INSTRUMENTS - Golden Dental Solutions

The innovative Beak & Bumper design of the Physics Forceps dental extraction instruments allows teeth to be extracted in a simple, predictable, and nonsurgical manner. This technique allows for light but constant pressure to be applied to the tooth using only wrist movement, which leads to chemical changes in the PDL. For more information, call (877) 987-2284 or visit physicsforceps.com.





 

FLUORIDE VARNISH - GC America

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.









   

PARTIAL - Global Dental Solutions, LLC

When a gum shade can’t be matched, the Lucitone FRS Partial is available in clear. A flexible, lightweight partial that snaps into place around the patient’s existing teeth, it is made thin, eliminating the heavy feeling common with other partials, and its clear material blends with the natural appearance of a patient’s gums, making it virtually invisible. For more information, call (866) 905-1111 or visit globaldentalsolutions.com.





   

SLEEP APNEA TEACHING TOOL - Great Lakes Orthodontics

The obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) demonstrator is an effective teaching tool to show patients the differences between normal breathing and OSA by demonstrating their actual conditions. All parts on the demonstrator are easily moveable to illustrate tissue obstruction, airflow limitation, and how a patient’s sleep apnea/snoring condition will improve with mandibular repositioning. For more information, call (800) 828-7626 or visit greatlakesortho.com.













   

SMALL-DIAMETER IMPLANT - Glidewell Laboratories

The Inclusive Mini Implant Overdenture is a complete case-in-a-box solution for full-arch edentulous patients, featuring 4 Inclusive Mini Implants, surgical drill, impression copings and final overdenture with o-ring housings. An o-ring retention system anchors the overdenture to the o-ball heads of the Inclusive Mini Implants. These high-quality, self-tapping threaded titanium screws allow for long-term stabilization of dentures in the presence of primary stability and appropriate occlusal loading. For more information, call (800) 854-7256 or visit inclusivedental.com.











   

WEDGES - Garrison Dental Solutions

Cure-Through Wedge Wands and G-Wedges are now made from a translucent material that allows curing penetration deep into the interproximal space when using light-cured composite material. A slight color tinting in each size wedge allows for easy identification. Both wedges feature Garrison’s Continuous Curve design, which improves anatomical shape and reduces trauma to the papilla, and upturned tips reduce trauma while preventing the wedge from penetrating the rubber dam. For more information, call (888) 437-0032 or visit garrisondental.com.







   

AMALGAM SEPARATOR - HealthFirst

The REBEC Catch HG 400 and Catch HG 1000 amalgam separators do not require the dentist or office staff to inspect or handle amalgam waste collectors. The durable, stainless steel units are designed for once-a-year professional maintenance, and if capacity is reached, they will not impede the dental office’s vacuum system. There are several models of the Catch HG amalgam separators to meet your capacity and space requirements. For more information, call (800) 331-1984 or visit health­first.com.















   

DESENSITIZER GEL - Heraeus Kulzer

Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel is a new one-step gel formula desensitizer that allows for accurate control and placement to reduce or eliminate dentinal hypersensitivity. It delivers the same level of desensitization as Gluma liquid but also offers better handling, easier control, and greater accuracy due to both its unique gel consistency and green-color indication that allows practitioners to see where the material is being placed. For more information, call (800) 431-1785 or visit heraeus-kulzer.com.





   

IMPLANT - Hiossen

Enhanced initial stability provided by an ETIII 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 creates an environment for a wide range of aesthetic options. For more information, call (888) 678-0001 or visit hiossen.com.











   

ISOLATION SYSTEM - Isolite Systems

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.









   

NANOHYBRID COMPOSITE - Ivoclar Vivadent

Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill is a unique nanohybrid composite material developed specifically for the fast, efficient bulk placement of direct posterior composite restorations. With Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill Composite, restorations can be placed with one material, in one increment, without the need for additional layers or dispensing equipment. For more information, call (800) 533-6825 or visit ivoclarvivadent.com.









   

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