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Category: California Dental Association 2012

DentalVibe

Dr. Steven Goldberg, Inventor of DentalVibe, demonstrates how easy it is for dentists to provide pain-free injections for their patients.
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DenMat

Oliver Gelles, Senior Vice President of Marketing at DenMat, provides a company overview.
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Keystone - Patriot Mouthguard

Candace Morales, OEM Sales Specialist at Keystone Industries, discusses the Patriot Mouthguard and its special role in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Celebrity guest silver medalist Brittany Hayes speaks about her experience with the mouthguard.
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3Shape - TRIOS

Kostas Zarras, TRIOS Training and Application Specialist at 3Shape, demonstrates the TRIOS, an intraoral 3-D scanning device that is quick, easy, and provides accurate impressions. It offers Wi-Fi capability, has an autoclavable tip, and is operated by a user-friendly touchscreen.
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PLANMECA – ALARA Technology

Joseph Kelley, Sales Representative at PLANMECA, discusses ALARA and ways in which to reduce radiation for patients.
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HealthFirst – Tru-Align

Ken Rosenblood, CEO of HealthFirst, discusses the importance of ALARA and shows how the Tru-Align can ensure the best patient and doctor safety.
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MyRay – Zen-X Digital X-Ray Sensor

Ryan Carlstrom, Director of Sales at MyRay, demonstrates Zen-X Digital X-Ray Sensor, elaborating on its design and the software that comes with it.
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Visicom Paging Systems – Visicom Paging Systems

Gordon Hoberman, Marketing Director at Visicom Paging Systems, demonstrates this intercom system, focusing on its advantages pertaining to the dental office.
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Owandy I-Max Touch

Boris Loyez, International Sales Manager at Owandy, discusses the I-Max Touch, indicating how it offers ease of use for the clinician.
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Debra Seidel-Bittke, RDH Dentistry Today/Hygiene Today author, May 2012

Debra Seidel-Bittke, RDH, gives a special CDA welcome message from the Dentistry Today booth.
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MCMP – SockIt!

Candace Fike, Account Manger at MCMP, showcases SockIt!, an oral hydrogel wound dressing that is drug-free and made of 100% natural ingredients.
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Aribex – NOMAD Pro Handheld X-Ray System

Tom Batz, Sales Manager at Aribex, describes the NOMAD Pro handheld x-ray system, highlighting its convenience factors as well as what makes it safe for clinician and patient.
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Kick Your Apps

Bob Marcus, DMD, President of Kick Your Apps, demonstrates the mobile apps his company offers dental professionals. The company’s first app, DDS GP, was developed in the dental office as a response to real issues dentists have with patient education software, and it is now the all-time top grossing medical app in iTunes.
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3M ESPE – Retraction Capsule

Paquita Poindexter discusses the 3M ESPE Retraction Capsule, sharing information about its unique tip, which assists clinicians in achieving the best results possible.
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Editor-In-Chief’s Welcome

Dr. Damon Adams takes a few moments to welcome everyone to the CDA, whether they are in attendance in Anaheim or watching from their computers.
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Medidenta

Brian Vujnovich for Medidenta provides a company overview, and then passes the mic to Rick Willson, Sales Director for Micro-Mega, who discusses the Sonic MM 1500 handpiece and the Revo-S. Mr. Vujnovich then demonstrates the Liberty Boss Amalgam Separator and the Air King Surgical 45-degree high-speed handpiece.
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Tokuyama – Bond Force

Joanna Rivera, Marketing Manager for Tokuyama, provides a demonstration of Bond Force, highlighting its self-leveling technology for uniform coating and other advantages it provides for ease of use for clinicians. Bond Force is unique in that it requires only one application, and it is designed to be used on both cut and uncut enamel and dentin.
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Ultradent Products – Edelweiss Composite Veneers

Karen Phillips, Senior Manager of US Sales and Global Training at Ultradent Products, showcases Edelweiss Composite Veneers, which has been named one of CDA’s “Cool Products” for the 2012 meeting. Each veneer in the Edelweiss system is laser-sintered to provide excellent scratch and wear resistance, and their low cost makes them especially appealing for patients who have been reluctant to have aesthetic restorations done.  
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DentLight - DOE SE

Judy Sternagle, Regional Sales Manager at DentLight, demonstrates the DOE SE, highlighting its advantages in enabling the clinician to detect oral cancer and other abnormalities inside and outside of the mouth.
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Dentistry Today’s Blog Coverage from the CDA in Anaheim

Ali Cook provides a brief welcome from the Anaheim Convention Center, giving you an idea of what you can expect from Dentistry Today’s meeting coverage. 
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