ANTISEPTIC RINSE - Sunstar Americas

Unlike other commercial antiseptic rinses, G•U•M PerioShield Oral Health Rinse provides a unique, plaque-blocking technology that forms a shield to help prevent bacterial plaque from adhering to tooth and gum surfaces. This process of blocking the plaque from attaching and colonizing has been proven to help prevent and treat gingivitis. For more information, visit gumbrand.com or visit the Web site sunstaramericas.com.



ERA Bar overdenture is now available in Weldable and Drill and Tap versions. Both will allow for attachment retrievability. The Weldable version is available in stainless steel or titanium; the Drill and Tap version is available only in stainless steel. They both have a black fabrication male with built-in spacer, and there are 6 color-coded males for a consistent level of retention during the life of the attachment. For more information, call (800) 243-9942 or visit sterngold.com.


BUR KIT - SS White Burs

EndoGuide Burs are a unique set of 8 burs for nonsurgical root canal treatment. The pat­ented, conical-shaped microdiameter tip acts as a self-centering guide for straight-line access to canals, maximizing treatment efficiency and conserving healthy pericervical dentin. The burs facilitate increased tactile sense of dentin and calcified canals, provide a polished dentin surface for easier visual identification of hidden canals, and can reduce dependence on costly ultrasonic instrumentation. For more information, visit sswhiteburs.com.



The SNAP cosmetic simulator now provides marketing materials on how to easily reach out to patients and potential patients via the reception area, bridal shows, health clubs, the Web, and much more. You can produce realistic “before and after” cosmetic simulation photos in less than a minute, and patients can take home the images to show their spouse, family, and friends. For more information, call (866) 987-7627 or visit the Web site snapdental.com.



Biodentine is an all-in-one bioactive and biocompatible dentin replacement material that can be used in both the crown and root. Indications include restoring deep cavities, pulp capping, pulpotomies, perforations, and internal/external resorptions. It provides a number of clinical benefits, including remineralization, preservation of pulp, and prevention of clinical failures. It is now clinically proven that a final restoration can be placed over Biodentine in 10 to 12 minutes during one office visit. For more information, call (800) 872-8305.



CEREC AC Connect allows dental professionals to scan and send digital impressions to the inLab dental laboratory of choice, with no additional scanning fees. It delivers some of the fastest acquisition speeds on the market and brings one the fastest returns on investment. With CEREC technology, there’s the ability to upgrade and connect to an in-office milling unit at any time. For more information, call (800) 873-7683.



Designed to offer the flexibility to meet your needs, the E-STATIS Advantage is equipped with one of the smallest, torque-controlled LED electric motors in the profession. The intuitive touchscreen is easy to use, offering the capability for dentists to precisely customize settings for high-speed, low-speed, and endodontic procedures. For more information, call (800) 572-1211 or visit scicanusa.com.



BEAUTIFIL Flow Plus is a flowable base, liner, and final restorative approved for all classes (I to V). Its physical properties rival leading packable composites. With handling that is stackable and sculptable, the material just stays put. The self-leveling consistency doesn’t require packing, reduces voids, and simplifies polishing. Fluoride release and recharge offers sustained benefits for high caries index patients. Two viscosities are available—F00 for precision stacking and F03 for traditional flowability. For more information, call (800) 827-4638 or visit shofu.com.



SuniRay digital radiography system is a favorite among dental practitioners for how easily and quickly it captures and analyzes dental radiographs. This portable intraoral device displays crisp images even in the toughest areas with its ergonomic design, ensuring easy positioning and optimal patient comfort. Plus, its sensors provide easy-to-use software that allows for inge­nious applications. For more information, call (800) 438-7864 or visit suni.com.


MICROSCOPE - Seiler Microscopes

The Evolution xR6 is a 6-step microscope option. It has 6 steps of magnification (2.27x, 4x, 5.30x, 8.7x, 10.88x, 17x), high-quality German optics, apochromatic lenses, a 50W metal halide light source, and a zero to 220° inclinable head. All of these features make it one of the best buys for the dental microscope market. For more information, call (800) 489-2282 or visit the Web site seilermicro.com.


NI-TI FILES - SybronEndo

With TF, endodontic procedures can be performed faster, safer, and with fewer files than other rotary Ni-Ti file systems. These efficient cutting files are highly flexible and very strong due to Axis|SybronEndo’s patented production process, which eliminates the microfractures found in ground files. TF is available in a variety of tapers, lengths, and tip sizes. For more information, call (800) 346-3636 or visit sybronendo.com.


SENSOR HOLDER - Steri-Shield

Wingers radiological sensor holders provide an easy, quick, and pain-free way to capture all oral images with any popular radiography sensor on the market. The hybrid system provides the convenience of universal fit, disposable sensor holders, and the savings of holder tools than can be sterilized. All shots can be captured easily and results are repeatable as the system holder tools do not sacrifice sensor stability. For more information, call (800) 699-7220 or visit steri-shield.com.



In comparison to acrylic partials, Sunflex partial dentures are lightweight, more comfortable, and practically invisible, with no metal clasps. They offer the perfect degree of flexibility, are more stain-resistant, and do not discolor, warp, or become brittle. They are also the easiest partials to adjust in-office, and teeth and clasps can be added at a later time without demarcation lines. With Sunflex, you can create partial dentures that match a patient’s natural tissue tone. For more information, call (866) 561-9777.



Requiring a wear time of just 15 minutes once or twice daily, patients will see changes immediately with Pola Day CP, a superfast take-home tooth-whitening system containing 35% carbamide peroxide. Its neutral pH gel has a high water content that prevents teeth from becoming dehydrated, and natural soothers and conditioners further assist in minimizing sensitivity. The pleasantly flavored spearmint gel is easily dispensed from a syringe and stays where placed due to its high viscosity. For more information, call (800) 228-5166 or visit sdi.com.au.


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