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.



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 .



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.


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.



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.



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.


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