Top 100 Products 2012

 

INTRAORAL BARRIER - MIS Implants Technologies

PerioPatch intraoral barrier adheres to the gingival or mucosal tissue to protect localized areas as it absorbs wound and inflammatory exudates. By removing exudates, you are able to restore the proper environment, promoting natural healing. It can be used to protect the area from irritants and relieve the symptoms associated with ulcerations, trauma, and inflammation. For more information, call (866) 797-1333 or visit misimplants.com.








 

IMPLANT SYSTEM - Nobel Biocare

The NobelActive implant is designed to provide minimally invasive insertion, high stability in compromised bone, gradual bone condensing, and built-in platform shifting. It has an expanding tapered body with double variable threads and a dual-function prosthetic connection. Its apical drilling blades enable “active” directional changes for optimal positioning, while macroscopic grooving and the unique TiUnite surface enhance osseointegration and soft-tissue response. For more information, call (800) 322-5001.

















 

GUTTA-PERCHA - Obtura Spartan

The Obtura III Max is the preferred instrument for all backfill procedures. This new and improved unit features better ergonomics and user-friendly features, such as (1) an enhanced thermal protector that reduces heat around patient contact surfaces, (2) cartridge-free operation that eliminates midprocedure filling hassles, (3) advanced connectivity that eliminates downtime for charging, and (4) an updated design and new unit face control for even easier handling overall. For more information, call (800) 344-1321 or visit obtura.com.





 

IMPLANT SYSTEM - OCO Biomedical

The I-Micro is a 2.2- or 2.5-mm one-piece implant, precision-machined out of titanium alloy with OCO’s proprietary surface treated threads. It is also engineered with an aggressive thread pattern for initial stability. Compatible with other wrenches and drivers, it is the perfect mini alternative without the costly investment of new instrumentation. For more information, call (800) 228-0477.

















 

ORAL CANCER SCREENING DEVICE - OralDNA Labs

The OraRisk HPV test is a noninvasive, easy-to-use screening tool for identifying the type(s) of oral HPV, a mucosal viral infection that could potentially lead to oral cancer. It also helps clinicians to establish increased risk for oral cancer and determine appropriate referral and monitoring conditions. For more information, call (877) 577-9055 or visit oraldna.com.













 

CBCT SYSTEM - PreXion

The PreXion3D Elite with CLEARimage Scanning Technology is dedicated to high-quality, low-radiation, highly diagnostic images. It features up to a 53% reduction in radiation, up to a 50% reduction in scan time, a profession-leading 0.15 mm focal spot, powerful software with implant planning, and a fusion/stitching function, and endo tracing tools. For more information, call (855) PREXION (773-9466).























 

DIGITAL CAMERA - PhotoMed International

The 18-megapixel Canon Rebel T3i digital camera, which features an articulating LCD screen and a 1080p HD video mode, is the first Rebel model to include the ability to work with wireless flashes. This feature was previously reserved for higher-end professional cameras, and it allows the T3i to work with modern wireless macro flashes. For more information, call (800) 998-7765 or visit photomed.net.





 

IMPLANT - Park Dental Research

The Lew MDI implant has a reliable profile and these unique features: (1) optional golden anodized o-ball head; (2) platform-switching collar; (3) labyrinth groove banding; and (4) threading featuring progressive compression, reverse buttressing, and a cog lock. You can choose between metal housing and pink housing for thin dentures. Park Dental Research is dedicated to helping you provide implant dentistry to everyone by bringing you next-generation precision products at direct low prices. For more information, visit the Web sites mdidirect.us and parkdentalresearch.com.









 

IMPLANT ATTACHMENT - PREAT Corp

Utilizing the Preci-Sagix attachment, clinicians can replace old 1.7- and 2.2-mm VKS-SG females with the Preci-Sagix female’s patented snap mechanism and provide patients with secure prosthesis stability and increased snap retention. The Preci-Sagix with segmented female is indicated for partial dentures and implant bar applications and is compatible with existing VKS-SG cases. For more information, call (800) 232-7732, visit preat.com, or send e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

INTERPROXIMAL CLEANING DEVICE - Philips

AirFloss is a breakthrough interproximal cleaning device that uses advanced microburst technology to blast air and water droplets between teeth to remove 99% more plaque than a manual toothbrush. A simple and effective way to clean between teeth, Sonicare AirFloss was reported by 86% of users to be easier to use than floss. It produces less than a teaspoon of water per whole mouth clean in 60 seconds. For more information, call (800) 682-7664 or visit sonicare.com.













 

LOUPES - PeriOptix

MicroLine Flip-Ups are some the smallest and lightest flip-up loupes ever made. At one third the size and weight of competitive loupes, they are so comfortable you won’t notice you’re wearing loupes. PeriOptix’s proprietary compact lens design sacrifices nothing but weight. The field of view and image quality are what you’d find in much larger and heavier loupes. For more information, call (888) 360-0033 or visit perioptix.com.
   

PERIO MEDICATION TRAYS - Perio Protect, LLC

The effective, noninvasive, and easy-to-use Perio Tray is a prescription device to place solutions of the dentist’s choice into gingival crevices or periodontal pockets. Dentists determine frequency and duration of Perio Tray usage based on individual patient conditions. The soft, flexible trays are comfortable and custom-fitted to the individual patient. Patients appreciate the convenience of using Perio Trays in their own homes. For more information, call (877) 434-GUMS (4867) or visit periotray.com.

   

PROPHY ANGLE - Prophy Magic

With its special counterclockwise turbine-like internal fins, the Mystic Cup prophy angle greatly reduces splatter while improving cleaning and polishing efficiency. In addition, the latex-free cup features raised diamond-shaped ridges on its outside wall for easier interproximal and lingual cleaning. For more information, call (866) 54-MAGIC or visit prophymagic.com.









   

PROPHY PASTE - Premier Dental Products

Now offered in a subtle splash of vanilla blended with a mild mint flavor, Enamel Pro is the only prophy paste formulated to deliver amorphous calcium phosphate. Scientific data proves that it actually gives greater luster for whiter, brighter teeth, and patients and dental professionals will appreciate its pleasant aroma and flavors as it removes stains and polishes quickly without splatter. For more information, call (888) 670-6100 or visit premusa.com.







   

PROVISIONAL CEMENT - Pentron Clinical

TempSpan Transparent Temporary Cement is a eugenol-free, resin-based cement used for retaining provisional restorations. Virtually colorless, it safely secures provisional crowns and bridges without influencing the overlying color. A dual-curing cement, it provides the ultimate in flexibility, enabling the clinician to light cure for an instant set in addition to providing the option of waiting 5.5 minutes for a chemical cure. Formulated with optimized adhesive properties, it secures provisionals in place. For more information, call (800) 551-0283 or visit pentron.com.

   

PULP TESTER - Parkell

You can get accurate vitality readings and maximize patient comfort with the affordably priced Digitest II, the next generation in battery-operated pulp testers. Ergonomically designed, it is controlled by a powerful microprocessor, provides reliable diagnostics, offers 3 rates of stimulus, simple push-button activation, and an LED display. It includes 4 autoclavable tips. For more information, call (800) 243-7446 or visit parkell.com.

   

ANTISEPTIC RINSE - Sunstar Americas

Unlike other commercial antiseptic rinses, G•U•M PerioShield Oral Health Rinse provides a unique, plaque-blocking technology that forms a shield to help prevent bacterial plaque from adhering to tooth and gum surfaces. This process of blocking the plaque from attaching and colonizing has been proven to help prevent and treat gingivitis. For more information, visit gumbrand.com or visit the Web site sunstaramericas.com.







   

BAR OVERDENTURE - Sterngold

ERA Bar overdenture is now available in Weldable and Drill and Tap versions. Both will allow for attachment retrievability. The Weldable version is available in stainless steel or titanium; the Drill and Tap version is available only in stainless steel. They both have a black fabrication male with built-in spacer, and there are 6 color-coded males for a consistent level of retention during the life of the attachment. For more information, call (800) 243-9942 or visit sterngold.com.







   

BUR KIT - SS White Burs

EndoGuide Burs are a unique set of 8 burs for nonsurgical root canal treatment. The pat­ented, conical-shaped microdiameter tip acts as a self-centering guide for straight-line access to canals, maximizing treatment efficiency and conserving healthy pericervical dentin. The burs facilitate increased tactile sense of dentin and calcified canals, provide a polished dentin surface for easier visual identification of hidden canals, and can reduce dependence on costly ultrasonic instrumentation. For more information, visit sswhiteburs.com.

   

COSMETIC SIMULATOR - SNAP Imaging Systems

The SNAP cosmetic simulator now provides marketing materials on how to easily reach out to patients and potential patients via the reception area, bridal shows, health clubs, the Web, and much more. You can produce realistic “before and after” cosmetic simulation photos in less than a minute, and patients can take home the images to show their spouse, family, and friends. For more information, call (866) 987-7627 or visit the Web site snapdental.com.









   

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