Top 100 Products 2012

 

BITE SPLINT - Trident Dental Laboratories

BiteSoft is one of the top prescribed custom anterior bite splints in the world. The BiteSoft Anterior Splint is used to help patients overcome bruxism as well as for the successful management of headaches and jaw pain resulting from clenching and grinding. It is custom-fitted and worn over the 6 anterior teeth while sleeping. The lingual ramp’s patented design helps establish mandibular stability and relaxation of tense jaw muscles. For more information, call (800) 221-4831.

 

CERVICAL MATRIX - Triodent

The 360° Cervical Matrix provides a solution for achieving easy Class V restorations every time. Even the most difficult-to-reach Class V cavity like the lingual of a lower second molar presents no problem to the 360° Cervical Matrix. Not only does the matrix rotate 360° on its handle, making positioning easier, but there are also 3 tweezer positions, so all angles in the mouth are covered. For more information, call (800) 552-5512 or visit ultradent.com.

 

UNIVERSAL COMPOSITE - Tokuyama America

Tokuyama Estelite Sigma Quick is a 100% spherically filled universal composite. Utilizing patented Radical Amplified Photopolymerization technology, it offers an extended working time, reduced curing time, and 3 new shades. Other benefits include outstanding polishability, high gloss retention, wide shade-matching range, minimal shrinkage, and excellent radiopacity. It is available in 20 shades. For more information, call (877) 378-3548.

 

BONDING AGENT - Ultradent Products

Hailed as the “complete adhesive tool kit,” Peak Universal Bond, a light-cure resin adhesive with chlorhexidine (0.2%), offers unmatched versatility, providing the ability to bond to dentin, enamel, porcelain, metal, composite, and zirconia. It’s the only light-cure adhesive that contains chlorhexidine, which helps ensure long-term bond strengths. It is the ideal agent for indirect and direct bonding. For more information, call (800) 552-5212.
 

DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY SYSTEM - Vatech America

PaX-Duo3D Plus offers one of the most efficient 2-in-1 solutions, featuring autoswitching technology for panoramic and CBCT sensors. It provides high-quality panoramic and 3-D images for dental specialists at an affordable price. Diagnosis and treatment are completed more efficiently with options to choose the optimal field of view size for CBCT imaging and utilizing autofocus technology for panoramic acquisition. For more information, call (888) 396-6872 or visit the Web site vatechamerica.com.















 

POSTERIOR COMPOSITE - VOCO America

New x-tra base is a fast-setting, bulk-fill flowable posterior composite that allows curing of 4-mm layers in only 10 seconds when using the Universal shade. This is 50% faster than leading brands. The 75%-filled x-tra base has low shrinkage stress and low shrinkage that—combined with its high compressive strength (350 MPa) and flexural strength (133 MPa)—make it a perfect foundation for posterior fillings. For more information, call (888) 658-2584 or visit the Web site vocoamerica.com.

 

SHADE-TAKING UNIT - Vident

The cordless VITA Easyshade Compact, the second generation of the VITA Easyshade device, delivers instant, accurate shades in both VITA 3D-Master and VITA Classical shades, regardless of lighting conditions and other elements that can lead to improper shade measurement. It eliminates the subjectivity often found when shade-taking with the naked eye caused by reasons like eye fatigue and ambient light. It is available exclusively through Patterson Dental. For more information, call (800) 828-3839.





 

WHITENING SYSTEM - Vista Dental Products

Fluorescent EXpress White is a powerful (35% hydrogen peroxide), single-procedure, nonlight-activated in-office whitening system. The kit requires no mixing and includes everything needed to whiten teeth fast in just one office visit. For a limited time, you can buy it and get a free 16% or 22% carbamide peroxide fluorescent take-home whitening kit (mint or citrus flavored). For more information, call (877) 418-4782.

 

COLLAGEN MEMBRANE - Zimmer Dental

CurV Preshaped Collagen Membrane was developed to provide focused bone augmentation and allow for vertical bone growth. This biocompatible membrane is intended to create an oral environment more suitable for implant placement. Composed of type-1 collagen derived from bovine Achilles tendon, the membrane offers a convenient solution for retaining grafting material during the bone-remodeling process. For more information, call (800) 854-7019 or visit zimmerdental.com.

 

O-RING CAP - Zest Anchors

The Saturno Pivoting O-Ring Attachment is an innovative new overdenture attachment featuring a race that pivots 15° in any direction inside the denture cap while securely holding the o-ring. These attachments compensate for divergent implant angles by creating an aligned fit that is forgiving and patient-friendly. Extensive laboratory testing has demonstrated that it outperforms traditional o-rings during insertion and removal at 15° of divergence. For more information, call (800) 262-2310 or visit zestanchors.com.











 

PROPHY PASTE - Zila Pharmaceuticals

Smoothie prophy pastes with fluor­ide offer a premium stain remover and polisher in a variety of grits, including fine, medium, coarse, and extra-coarse. They are available in boxes of 200 unit dose cups in mint, cherry, grape, bubblegum, or an assortment of flavors. For more information, call (800) 228-5595.

   

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Top 100 Products 2012