Top 100 Products 2012

 

DENTIN REPLACEMENT MATERIAL - Septodont

Biodentine is an all-in-one bioactive and biocompatible dentin replacement material that can be used in both the crown and root. Indications include restoring deep cavities, pulp capping, pulpotomies, perforations, and internal/external resorptions. It provides a number of clinical benefits, including remineralization, preservation of pulp, and prevention of clinical failures. It is now clinically proven that a final restoration can be placed over Biodentine in 10 to 12 minutes during one office visit. For more information, call (800) 872-8305.









 

DIGITAL IMPRESSIONS SYSTEM - Sirona Dental Systems

CEREC AC Connect allows dental professionals to scan and send digital impressions to the inLab dental laboratory of choice, with no additional scanning fees. It delivers some of the fastest acquisition speeds on the market and brings one the fastest returns on investment. With CEREC technology, there’s the ability to upgrade and connect to an in-office milling unit at any time. For more information, call (800) 873-7683.

















 

ELECTIRC HANDPIECE - SciCan

Designed to offer the flexibility to meet your needs, the E-STATIS Advantage is equipped with one of the smallest, torque-controlled LED electric motors in the profession. The intuitive touchscreen is easy to use, offering the capability for dentists to precisely customize settings for high-speed, low-speed, and endodontic procedures. For more information, call (800) 572-1211 or visit scicanusa.com.



















 

FLOWABLE COMPOSITE - Shofu Dental

BEAUTIFIL Flow Plus is a flowable base, liner, and final restorative approved for all classes (I to V). Its physical properties rival leading packable composites. With handling that is stackable and sculptable, the material just stays put. The self-leveling consistency doesn’t require packing, reduces voids, and simplifies polishing. Fluoride release and recharge offers sustained benefits for high caries index patients. Two viscosities are available—F00 for precision stacking and F03 for traditional flowability. For more information, call (800) 827-4638 or visit shofu.com.





 

INTRAORAL RADIOGRAPHY SYSTEM - Suni Medical Imaging

SuniRay digital radiography system is a favorite among dental practitioners for how easily and quickly it captures and analyzes dental radiographs. This portable intraoral device displays crisp images even in the toughest areas with its ergonomic design, ensuring easy positioning and optimal patient comfort. Plus, its sensors provide easy-to-use software that allows for inge­nious applications. For more information, call (800) 438-7864 or visit suni.com.







 

MICROSCOPE - Seiler Microscopes

The Evolution xR6 is a 6-step microscope option. It has 6 steps of magnification (2.27x, 4x, 5.30x, 8.7x, 10.88x, 17x), high-quality German optics, apochromatic lenses, a 50W metal halide light source, and a zero to 220° inclinable head. All of these features make it one of the best buys for the dental microscope market. For more information, call (800) 489-2282 or visit the Web site seilermicro.com.























 

NI-TI FILES - SybronEndo

With TF, endodontic procedures can be performed faster, safer, and with fewer files than other rotary Ni-Ti file systems. These efficient cutting files are highly flexible and very strong due to Axis|SybronEndo’s patented production process, which eliminates the microfractures found in ground files. TF is available in a variety of tapers, lengths, and tip sizes. For more information, call (800) 346-3636 or visit sybronendo.com.









 

SENSOR HOLDER - Steri-Shield

Wingers radiological sensor holders provide an easy, quick, and pain-free way to capture all oral images with any popular radiography sensor on the market. The hybrid system provides the convenience of universal fit, disposable sensor holders, and the savings of holder tools than can be sterilized. All shots can be captured easily and results are repeatable as the system holder tools do not sacrifice sensor stability. For more information, call (800) 699-7220 or visit steri-shield.com.











 

TEMPORARY PARTIAL - Sun Dental Labs

In comparison to acrylic partials, Sunflex partial dentures are lightweight, more comfortable, and practically invisible, with no metal clasps. They offer the perfect degree of flexibility, are more stain-resistant, and do not discolor, warp, or become brittle. They are also the easiest partials to adjust in-office, and teeth and clasps can be added at a later time without demarcation lines. With Sunflex, you can create partial dentures that match a patient’s natural tissue tone. For more information, call (866) 561-9777.













 

WHITENING SYSTEM - SDI (North America)

Requiring a wear time of just 15 minutes once or twice daily, patients will see changes immediately with Pola Day CP, a superfast take-home tooth-whitening system containing 35% carbamide peroxide. Its neutral pH gel has a high water content that prevents teeth from becoming dehydrated, and natural soothers and conditioners further assist in minimizing sensitivity. The pleasantly flavored spearmint gel is easily dispensed from a syringe and stays where placed due to its high viscosity. For more information, call (800) 228-5166 or visit sdi.com.au.













 

BITE SPLINT - Trident Dental Laboratories

BiteSoft is one of the top prescribed custom anterior bite splints in the world. The BiteSoft Anterior Splint is used to help patients overcome bruxism as well as for the successful management of headaches and jaw pain resulting from clenching and grinding. It is custom-fitted and worn over the 6 anterior teeth while sleeping. The lingual ramp’s patented design helps establish mandibular stability and relaxation of tense jaw muscles. For more information, call (800) 221-4831.

   

CERVICAL MATRIX - Triodent

The 360° Cervical Matrix provides a solution for achieving easy Class V restorations every time. Even the most difficult-to-reach Class V cavity like the lingual of a lower second molar presents no problem to the 360° Cervical Matrix. Not only does the matrix rotate 360° on its handle, making positioning easier, but there are also 3 tweezer positions, so all angles in the mouth are covered. For more information, call (800) 552-5512 or visit ultradent.com.

   

UNIVERSAL COMPOSITE - Tokuyama America

Tokuyama Estelite Sigma Quick is a 100% spherically filled universal composite. Utilizing patented Radical Amplified Photopolymerization technology, it offers an extended working time, reduced curing time, and 3 new shades. Other benefits include outstanding polishability, high gloss retention, wide shade-matching range, minimal shrinkage, and excellent radiopacity. It is available in 20 shades. For more information, call (877) 378-3548.

   

BONDING AGENT - Ultradent Products

Hailed as the “complete adhesive tool kit,” Peak Universal Bond, a light-cure resin adhesive with chlorhexidine (0.2%), offers unmatched versatility, providing the ability to bond to dentin, enamel, porcelain, metal, composite, and zirconia. It’s the only light-cure adhesive that contains chlorhexidine, which helps ensure long-term bond strengths. It is the ideal agent for indirect and direct bonding. For more information, call (800) 552-5212.
   

DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY SYSTEM - Vatech America

PaX-Duo3D Plus offers one of the most efficient 2-in-1 solutions, featuring autoswitching technology for panoramic and CBCT sensors. It provides high-quality panoramic and 3-D images for dental specialists at an affordable price. Diagnosis and treatment are completed more efficiently with options to choose the optimal field of view size for CBCT imaging and utilizing autofocus technology for panoramic acquisition. For more information, call (888) 396-6872 or visit the Web site vatechamerica.com.















   

POSTERIOR COMPOSITE - VOCO America

New x-tra base is a fast-setting, bulk-fill flowable posterior composite that allows curing of 4-mm layers in only 10 seconds when using the Universal shade. This is 50% faster than leading brands. The 75%-filled x-tra base has low shrinkage stress and low shrinkage that—combined with its high compressive strength (350 MPa) and flexural strength (133 MPa)—make it a perfect foundation for posterior fillings. For more information, call (888) 658-2584 or visit the Web site vocoamerica.com.

   

SHADE-TAKING UNIT - Vident

The cordless VITA Easyshade Compact, the second generation of the VITA Easyshade device, delivers instant, accurate shades in both VITA 3D-Master and VITA Classical shades, regardless of lighting conditions and other elements that can lead to improper shade measurement. It eliminates the subjectivity often found when shade-taking with the naked eye caused by reasons like eye fatigue and ambient light. It is available exclusively through Patterson Dental. For more information, call (800) 828-3839.





   

WHITENING SYSTEM - Vista Dental Products

Fluorescent EXpress White is a powerful (35% hydrogen peroxide), single-procedure, nonlight-activated in-office whitening system. The kit requires no mixing and includes everything needed to whiten teeth fast in just one office visit. For a limited time, you can buy it and get a free 16% or 22% carbamide peroxide fluorescent take-home whitening kit (mint or citrus flavored). For more information, call (877) 418-4782.

   

COLLAGEN MEMBRANE - Zimmer Dental

CurV Preshaped Collagen Membrane was developed to provide focused bone augmentation and allow for vertical bone growth. This biocompatible membrane is intended to create an oral environment more suitable for implant placement. Composed of type-1 collagen derived from bovine Achilles tendon, the membrane offers a convenient solution for retaining grafting material during the bone-remodeling process. For more information, call (800) 854-7019 or visit zimmerdental.com.

   

O-RING CAP - Zest Anchors

The Saturno Pivoting O-Ring Attachment is an innovative new overdenture attachment featuring a race that pivots 15° in any direction inside the denture cap while securely holding the o-ring. These attachments compensate for divergent implant angles by creating an aligned fit that is forgiving and patient-friendly. Extensive laboratory testing has demonstrated that it outperforms traditional o-rings during insertion and removal at 15° of divergence. For more information, call (800) 262-2310 or visit zestanchors.com.











   

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