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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.







 

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