Top 100 Products 2013

 

Fly Cast Technologies - Matrix Band

PinkBand is an innovative, rubberized silicone-coated dental matrix band with a European patent and a US patent pending. It was evaluated by 27 independent dental consultants who placed 497 composite restorations in patients and concluded there was significantly improved moisture control over standard and sectional matrix bands. This improved moisture control saves time, reduces recurrent decay, and improves bond strength of composite restorations. The bands are available in regular and ultrathin. For more information, call (800) 522-0800or visit pinkband.org.






 

Garrison Dental Solutions - Sectional Matrix System

The Composi-Tight 3D XR Sectional Matrix Ring is an ultraretentive matrix ring designed for use with short or malpositioned teeth, including areas between the canine and first bicuspid. The enhanced, Soft Face silicone ensures true matrix band adaptation, which reduces both flash and finishing time while improving contacts. The dynamic tip angle allows for proper tip alignment with the buccal and lingual surfaces for precise adaptation. For more information, call (888) 437-0032 or visit garrisondental.com.












 

Genoray America - Imaging System

The VOLUX21 series comes with stunning panoramic x-ray plus high-definition CBCT, and you can add cephalometric x-ray. Using a CMOS high-definition sensor, you can take crisp, clean panoramic images as well as obtain all the information you need for any surgery in 3-D, right at your fingertips. It is backed by a 2-year full warranty with unlimited client licenses, a full-length software warranty, and lifetime software updates. For more information, call (855) GENORAY (436-6729) or visit the Web site volux21.com.














 

Glidewell Laboratories - Implant System

The Inclusive Tooth Replacement System has everything you need for your single-tooth case, from start to finish, including the implant. Customized healing components promote ideal tissue contouring and create natural-looking results. You can use your favorite implant system and benefit from this tooth-replacement solution. The system now includes single-source implant overdentures with the LOCATOR Over­denture, the LOCATOR Bar Overdenture, and the Screw-Retained Hybrid Denture, providing an all-in-one, cost-effective approach to restoring fully edentulous cases. For more information, visit the Web site inclusivedental.com.














 

Global Dental Solutions - Flexible Partial

The tcs Flexible Partial is an unbreakable, lightweight partial that requires no metal clasps. You can use the tcs in conjunction with a cast subframe when you want the aesthetics of a metal-free partial and the rigidity of a cast partial. It works great for lower distal extensions. In addition, the tcs material blends with the natural appearance of the patient’s gums, making it virtually invisible. For more information, call (866) 905-1111 or visit the Web site globaldentalsolutions.com.








 

Golden Dental Solutions - Extraction Instrument

The Physics Forceps continues to be, quite simply, the easiest to use and most clinically effective tooth extraction instrument on the market. Its patented Beak & Bumper technique makes difficult extractions simple and predictable for all dentists without utilizing brute strength. You can do your patients and your hands—and your practice—a favor, and learn more about the Physics Forceps today. For more information, call (877) 987-2284or visit physicsforceps.com.








 

Groman - Air Abrasion Device

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, plus localized stain removal and surface polishing. For more information, call (800) 906-9298 or visit the Web site gromandental.com.






 

HealthFirst - Online Training Course

HealthFirst now offers an online training course on how to use the medications and devices that make up a dental office’s emergency medical kit, bag-valve-mask resuscitator, and port-able oxygen. The course features Don Cohen, DMD, and is appropriate not only for the dentist but also for the entire staff and those who may need to assist in an emergency. The course takes about one hour. For more information, call (800) 331-1984 or visit healthfirst.com.














 

HIOSSEN - Implant

The ETIII Implant is the optimal bone level fixture for both clinical and aesthetic results. Its surface is sandblasted with alumina and acid-etched to increase surface morphology and roughness and to quickly activate cell differentiation, proliferation, and gene expression of osteo-genic proteins. This provides superior bone to implant contact. In addition, its ideal abutment-fixture interaction minimizes micromovements, reducing percolation of saliva and bacteria. For more information, call (888) 678-0001 or visit hiossen.com.











 

Isolite Systems - Isolation System

Isolite and Isodry dental isolation systems are an easy-to-use alternative to traditional forms of dental isolation. The systems give you control of the oral environment, improving patient management, controlling moisture and oral humidity, increasing visibility, and minimizing sources of contamination. Innovative, single-use Isolite mouthpieces are the key to the systems and are designed to fit a wide-range of patients so that you can have quick, reliable isolation for every patient and procedure. For more information, call (800) 560-6066 or visit isolitesystems.com.



 

Iveri Whitening - In-Office Whitening System

Iveri In-Office Whitening is designed as a more cost-effective method of teeth whitening for dental offices, with virtually no sensitivity. It contains specific ingredients to eliminate teeth sensitivity. Prefilled, dual-arch trays eliminate increased preparation time so you aren’t tying up your staff or dental chair for a long in-office whitening procedure. It can be sold easily with routine cleaning appointments as it takes only an additional 20 minutes of patient time. For more information, call (800) 451-0555 or visit iveriwhitening.com.


   

Ivoclar Vivadent - Nanohybrid Composite

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.








   

Johnson-Promident - High-Speed Handpiece

Gemini high-speed handpieces allow users to select the exact same design and performance features of their favorite brands, including KaVo, DENTSPLY Midwest, and NSK, at half the price of the originals. These handpieces fit the coupling systems of the originals and offer complete interchangeability with the original handpieces. For more information, call (800) 210-8945 or visit johnsonpromident.com.
   

KAT Implants - Implant System

The KAT Implants system is built around a single locking taper platform that allows the same abutments to be used on implants ranging in diameter from 2.5 to 8.0 mm and in length from 6.0 to 14.0 mm. The solid body design of KAT implants, the screwless/cementless connection, and the absence of a microgap between abutments and implants are just a few of the aspects that distinguish the system from others. For more information, call (603) 427-0084 or visit katimplants.com.
   

Kerr - Bulk-Fill Composite

SonicFill is the only sonic-activated, single-step bulk-fill composite system for posterior restorations. Sonic activation enables a rapid flow of composite into the cavity for effortless placement and superior adaptation. Nonsticky handling makes contouring of occlusal anatomy fast and easy, greatly reducing procedure time. For more information, call (877) 685-1484.


   

Kettenbach LP - Crown and Bridge Material

Visalys Temp Temporary Crown and Bridge Material is a 2-component resin made without BPA, based on a multifunctional acrylic composite. It can be used to make highly aesthetic temporary crowns, partial crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and veneers, including long-term provisionals. Utilizing Visalys Temp, dentists can now make provisional restorations—even long-span provisionals—that are remarkably stable and fracture-resistant due to the material’s unique monomer structure. For more information, call (877) 532-KEBA (2123) or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


   

KöR Whitening - Whitening System

From average cases to extreme staining, KöR Whitening achieves predictably amazing results by relying on its foundation of the laws of physics and chemistry. KöR Whitening will give your patients the white teeth they’ve always wanted with the lowest sensitivity possible thanks to the unique desensitizer used in office and at home. Getting started with KöR Whitening allows for zero risk with the profession’s only money-back satisfaction guarantee. For more information, call (866) 763-7753 or visit evolvedental.com/results.




   

Medentex - Amalgam-Collecting Service

Medentex, the largest dental amalgam collection and recycling company serving Europe, is now in the United States. Dentists can be assured that amalgam waste collected by Medentex is completely recycled and will never enter a landfill, potentially threatening ground water, or an incinerator, where harmful mercury vapors can contaminate the atmosphere. For more information, call (888) 640-2527 or visit the Web site medentex.com.

   

Metalift - Crown and Bridge Removal System

The Metalift Crown and Bridge Removal System removes inlays, three-quarter crowns, full crowns, and fixed bridges without destroying them, thus allowing them to be reused. The system is gentle on patients and their teeth. For more information, call (800) 928-9289.








   

Microbrush - Disposable Applicators

Microbrush applicators are specially designed for precise application of controlled amounts of material in hard-to-reach areas. Their superior design features stiffer applicator heads in 3 sizes that allow for scrubbing, reliable fibers that resist the harshest dental materials, and a stronger bendable portion. They are ideal for applying cements, etchants, sealants, bonding agents, hemostatic solutions, and conditioners. For more information, call (866) 866-8998 or visit microbrush.com.








   

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