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Thursday, 01 October 2009 00:00
PRODUCT FOCUS • LED CURING LIGHTS •
The Elipar S10 LED curing light offers up to 3 times more intensity than comparable devices. It performs a 5-second cure for shades A3 and lighter, and offers 5-, 10-, 15-, 20-, and 120-second cure times and a unique tack-cure mode. The high-performance lithium-ion battery provides 60 minutes of cure time before recharging is needed. For more information, call (800) 634-2249 or visit 3mespe.com/elipars10.
The new, high-power MD-Apollo LED 2000+ cordless curing light puts out up to 2,500 mW/cm2, the most powerful in the profession, and will cure to a depth of 5 mm in only 3 seconds. It also has a wideband wavelength of 420 to 490 nm that will cure anything used in dentistry. The light has preset curing cycles of 3, 6, and 9 seconds and battery life that will last all day or all week without recharging. For more information, call (800) 399-0999.
ACTEON North America
With an output of more than 2,200 mW/cm2, the Mini LED Auto Focus is the most powerful LED light available. This exceptionally high light intensity, combined with a 100% light spectrum, enables dentists to achieve extremely rapid curing without generating heat. Power can be perfectly controlled with 3 different curing programs: standard mode, pulse mode, and soft-start mode. For more information, call (800) 289-6367.
The new bluephase 20i features the patented polywave LED technology, producing a halogen-like broadband spectrum (380 to 515 nm). It encompasses all current photoinitiators and materials used in dentistry. It represents the highest level of intensity (2,000 mW/cm2), and, as a result, provides more efficient curing times for all materials and all indications—particularly extensive restorations. For more information, call (800) 533-6825 in the United States and (800) 263-8182 in Canada.
The clinically acclaimed FLASHlite line of portable LED curing lights is ergonomically designed, rigorously tested, and carefully constructed at the Discus manufacturing facility. You will use and love your FLASHlite LED curing light every day for years to come. The FLASHlite 1401 and the FLASHlite Magna are both backed by a 2-year warranty. For more information, call (800) 422-9448.
The cordless Aurora features an ergonomic design and simple, one-button operation with preprogrammed 20- and 40-second settings. The Aurora’s large (11 mm) curing spot simultaneously captures multiple teeth, while its tacking lens accurately pinpoints smaller curing areas. For access to hard-to-reach places, the optional Access Tip is an angled glass fiber light guide that rotates 360°. For more information, call (800) 243-7446 or visit parkell.com.
VALO, Ultradent’s newest LED curing light, offers unsurpassed accessibility, accuracy, and efficiency. Its sleek, nimble body accesses hard-to-reach areas like no other curing light on the market, and its focused, columnar beam and custom LED pack provide consistent, uniform cures. With standard, high, and plasma emulation curing modes, the revolutionary VALO delivers the right power in the right place. For more information, call (800) 552-5512.
The SmartLite IQ2 cordless LED curing light with advanced LED light technology provides as many as 700 ten-second cure cycles at optimal wavelength on just a single charge. A built-in radiometer, self-diagnostic programming, and fail-safe controls provide an efficient and effective cure. Featherweight balance, dual-mode am-bidextrous touchpads, and functional angles provide comfortable access to any restoration. Additionally, the SmartLite IQ2 offers fan-free, vent-free, and sealed construction, keeping internal components contaminant-free. For more information, call (800) LD-CAULK (532-2855).
The Celalux 2 is a wireless, lightweight, ergonomic LED curing light with a high light intensity of 1,000 mW/cm2. Through targeted light focusing and low-stray loss with a defined wavelength range of 420 to 490 nm, Celalux 2 allows highly effective light curing of almost all current light-curing materials. An optional power light guide increases the intensity to 1,500 mW/cm2. It offers a choice of a standard and a soft-start curing mode. For more information, call (888) 658-2584.
CureMax V is a fifth-generation, portable, pen-style, titanium-finish LED curing light with 1,200 to 1,500 mW/cm2 output in the 450 to 480 nm wavelength. It offers the perfect combination for today’s nanohybrid formulas of composite. Step, ramp, and flash modes are easily obtained by pushing a corresponding button. For more information, call (888) 629-6294 or visit the Web site dentalmaximum.com.
Now also sold in a convenient, cost-effective, dual-pack configuration, the wand-style, ergonomic Demi LED Light Curing System from Demetron has breakthrough periodic level shifting technology for a true 5-second cure for universal composite shades A3 and lighter. Pulses range from a baseline output of 1,100 mW/cm2 to 1,330 mW/cm2 for one fourth of a second of each one-second exposure. Additional features include multiple time settings, timer mode recall, 8-minute sleep mode, and low-battery indicator. For more information, call (800) KERR-123.
The Satelec Mini LED curing light is an integrated option for A-dec 500 delivery systems and can be operated remotely using the A-dec 500 deluxe control pad. A microprocessor controls the 3 modes of operation for the single high-output LED. The fan-free ergonomic handpiece is silent, self-cooling, shock-resistant, and easy to clean. For more information, call (800) 547-1883.
Mounting into the dental unit, the SunliteLazer includes a 4-circuit, variable voltage regulated, fiber optic, and curing light power source in one miniature control pack. The curing light is operated by the rheostat, like a handpiece, and is automatically timed. An audible timer sounds off at the end of the curing cycle. It comes with a high-output glass turbo tip, a stainless steel swivel quick disconnect handle, and it is fully autoclavable. For more information, call (800) 233-2346 or visit the Web site kineticinc.com.
SDI North America
The Radii Plus, a cordless LED curing light, has the ability to change its LED attachments. Not only can it cure composite, but it can also act as a diagnostic light and a bleaching arch light with the optional tips available. The standard configuration has an intensity of 1,500 mW/cm2 and is lightweight. Its easily replaceable parts, such as the screw-on battery and snap-on LED attachments, make servicing simple. For more information, call (800) 228-5166.
The SkyLight LED curing light is powerful, fast, and easy to use. It’s portable, programmable, and has a cure time as fast as 5 seconds. This unique design has all the advanced features of the latest LED curing lights with a modern design that is user-friendly and less fatiguing on your hand compared to other curing lights. A large Quick-View display screen built into the handpiece allows for immediate and simple access to curing times and modes. For more information, call (800) 959-0153 or visit surgitel.com.
The Blast-Lite offers more curing light per dollar than any other curing light available in the US market. Its high-performance features include 1,600 mW/cm2 power, which means a 5-second or less deep cure, long-lasting lithium-ion battery, and attractive aluminum casing. It is assembled in the United States and it has a 2-year warranty that includes the battery. For more information, call (800) 777-7072 or visit firstmedica.com.
The Coltolux LED curing light is slim, fast, and cordless. With its compact and slim design, the Coltolux LED is lightweight and simple to use. The thin construction provides for easier posterior access and better visibility. The high-power output al-lows for curing 2 mm of composite in only 10 seconds. A single button controls the unit. For more information, visit coltenewhaledent.com.
Generate revenue 3 different ways and help save lives with the Sapphire Light, now with VELscope. The Sapphire Light enables you to whiten quicker without sensitivity, cure faster and more effectively, even through porcelain, and detect potentially cancerous oral lesions with the VELscope lesion detection adjunct. The multiuse Sapphire Light gives your practice outstanding profit and life-saving potential. For more information, call (800) 445-0345.
The EasyCuring is a cordless, handheld, light-curing device based on a high intensity 5-W super LED. It is lightweight and extremely ergonomic. The EasyCuring tip consists of a strong blue super LED placed right next to the patient’s tooth, emitting 2,100 mW/cm2. The light emitted is in the 460 to 470 nm wavelength. This gives a suitable answer for any curing material in considerably short time durations. For more information, call (800) 454-9244 or e-mail
The Q-Lite, a cordless LED curing light, e-mits 1,100 mW/cm2 of high-intensity blue light in the range of 430 to 490 nm. It offers fast polymerization deep into all light-cured composites. With its versatile functions, ergonomic design, and advanced battery technology, Q-Lite truly is the light that empowers dentists. For more information, call (877) 342-3368.
Designs for Vision
The Opticure combines wavelengths through an electro-optical system that will cure PPD, CQ, and any other photo initiators effectively. The OptiCure combines 10 optically focused LEDs, providing effective curing regardless of the material being used. This perfect combination of wavelengths provides cooler, lighter, and more efficient curing. It incorporates state-of-the-art lithium battery technology to provide 540 ten-second cures from a single charge. Its easy-to-read display on the handset features a choice of 7 time-specific cycles. For more information, call (631) 585-3300.
The award-winning FUSION outputs soliton-like focused beam of 1,500 mW/cm2 power, the most powerful LED light by independent evaluations. Solid metal design sets it apart from the mass of plastic lights in quality and durability. FUSION kit includes upgraded, raised-button metal keypads, tips from 3 to 13 mm, 360° swivel head, and a décor choice. For more information, call (800) 763-6901 or visit the Web site dentlight.com.
Spring Health Products
The Cure Cordless
The Cure is available in a cordless model (TCCL) and is highly rated by the leading evaluators of dental products. The Cure offers fast, reliable curing in as little as 6 seconds on most modern composites (A3 or lighter shades). The Cure cordless battery provides consistent output throughout the entire range of the charge. It is manufactured with a high-tech, lightweight, all-metal housing, making it more durable than units with plastic housings.
The Cure 24V
The features of the Cure 24V include a higher low/high of 600/1200 mW/cm2 for almost instant cures. This light can be conveniently hardwired to any dental unit or be given a power supply for wall plug-in. A rubber silicone cord for extra flexibility will be provided in either option. It has a digital readout screen used for adjustable curing times but still the same lightweight, du-rable wand design.
The Cure The Cure offers dual switches, which result in ease of operation in any position. The high/low output ranges from 600 to 1,100 mW/cm2. It has a 16-second timed cycle and beeps every 2 seconds. Included with it are the AC adapter power supply, an 8-mm lens, lens wrench, 2 light shields, 50 protective sleeves, and a handpiece hanger.