Top 100 Products 2012

 

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.







 

AMALGAM SEPARATOR - HealthFirst

The REBEC Catch HG 400 and Catch HG 1000 amalgam separators do not require the dentist or office staff to inspect or handle amalgam waste collectors. The durable, stainless steel units are designed for once-a-year professional maintenance, and if capacity is reached, they will not impede the dental office’s vacuum system. There are several models of the Catch HG amalgam separators to meet your capacity and space requirements. For more information, call (800) 331-1984 or visit health­first.com.















 

DESENSITIZER GEL - Heraeus Kulzer

Gluma Desensitizer PowerGel is a new one-step gel formula desensitizer that allows for accurate control and placement to reduce or eliminate dentinal hypersensitivity. It delivers the same level of desensitization as Gluma liquid but also offers better handling, easier control, and greater accuracy due to both its unique gel consistency and green-color indication that allows practitioners to see where the material is being placed. For more information, call (800) 431-1785 or visit heraeus-kulzer.com.





 

IMPLANT - Hiossen

Enhanced initial stability provided by an ETIII fixture yields optimal conditions for immediate and early loading. The corkscrew thread design provides self-tapping and path-correcting ability where it delivers smooth insertion and feel. Integrated platform switching of the ETIII creates an environment for a wide range of aesthetic options. For more information, call (888) 678-0001 or visit hiossen.com.











 

ISOLATION SYSTEM - Isolite Systems

Isolite Systems provides 2 dental isolation solutions that improve procedure times by 30% on average, enhance patient comfort, and reduce ergonomic stress. Both the Isolite dryfield illuminator, with brilliant intraoral illumination, and the nonilluminated Isodry, for practitioners who choose to work with external light only, provide gentle bite block, continuous hands-free suctioning, tongue and cheek retraction, and airway protection. For more information, call (800) 560-6066 or visit isolitesystems.com.









 

NANOHYBRID COMPOSITE - Ivoclar Vivadent

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.









 

SELF-TAPPING IMPLANT TECHNOLOGY - Intra-Lock International

BLOSSOM, a new technology in self-tapping, screw-type dental implant architecture, eliminates the need for conventional flutes and vents that traditionally define self-tapping implants. Implants augmented with this technology feature a fully integrated tapping configuration that is distributed along the implant. BLOSSOM technology is currently available on select Intra-Lock implants. For more information, call (877) 330-0338 or visit intra-lock.com.

   

ENDODONTIC FILE - JS Dental Manufacturing

Xtreme endodontic files follow the canal with virtually no transportation, ledging, or perforation. The development of a controlled memory material has enabled JS Dental to make the files not only follow the canal like nothing else on the market but also 300% less likely to separate. The files follow the path of least resistance, resulting in a perfectly enlarged canal, preserving tooth structure and making obturation easier. For more information, call (800) 284-3368.






   

3-in-1 POLISHING STRIPS - KOMET USA

By performing the work of 3 traditional polishing strips, the Composite Polishing Strips, which feature 3 grit sizes on a single strip, streamline composite finishing procedures in a distinctive, practical manner. Each transparent strip’s grit size is arranged in succession from medium to ultrafine, and uncoated sections act as comfortable end grips. For more information, call (888) 566-3887 or visit the Web site komet-usa.com.







   

BULK-FILL COMPOSITE - Kerr

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.



   

ORAL CANCER DETECTION DEVICE - LED Dental

The cordless VELscope Vx enhanced early detection system utilizes the world’s leading adjunctive technologies for detecting oral cancer and other oral disease, according to an independent study. This technology was recently shown by a major university study to detect 100% of oral lesions missed by a conventional white light exam. Exams with the cordless VELscope Vx take only 2 minutes, can be easily photo documented, and involve no distasteful rinses or dyes. For more information, call (888) 541-4614 or visit velscope.com.

   

AMALGAM SEPARATOR - Medidenta

The M.A.R.S amalgam separator features an ISO mercury recovery rating of 99.9% and is maintenance-free for its life cycle, which means never having to change a filter. You can install it and forget it for at least 3 years until it is time to replace the separator at no charge. For more information, call (800) 799-3858.













   

CARBIDE BURS - Microcopy

NeoBurr carbides are constructed from a single piece of tungsten carbide for optimal strength and concentricity. The blades are engineered to cut with greater blade contact on the tooth surface for faster, smoother, vibration-free performance with less chance for breakage. New shapes have been added for 30-blade trimming and finishing, surgical, and oral surgery HP. All carbides are sterilized for safety. The burs are available in 50-, 25-, 10-, or 5-packs. For more information, call (800) 235-1863 or visit neoburr.com.











   

CROWN AND BRIDGE REMOVAL SYSTEM - Metalift

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.









   

DIGITAL PANORAMIC IMAGER - MyRay/Cefla Dental

There are 28 different imaging programs, such as wide-focus pano, bite-wings, TMJs, and sinus projections, that make MyRay’s Hyperion X7 a real winner in any practice. First-in-class kinematics and automatic morphology recognition grant constant magnification and supreme image quality. Its volumetric tomography function allows browsing a 4-cm section of 1-mm-thick transversal slices, and the built-in library facilitates planning single implant sites. For more information, call (800) 416-3078 or visit myrayamerica.com.





   

DISPOSABLE APPLICATORS - Microbrush

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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