by Joe Blaes, DDSBiodentine™ from Septodont – This is an all-in-one dentin replacement material that is bioactive and biocompatible, and can be used in the crown and root wherever dentin is damaged. Make no mistake, this is a
Biodentine™ from Septodont
A New System of Continuous Care from DENTSPLY International and GlaxoSmithKline
• A dental office NUPRO Sensodyne prophy paste (used when having your teeth cleaned) – the proven performance of NUPRO powered by NovaMin® provides immediate relief from tooth sensitivity.
• Sensodyne NUPRO Professional toothpaste – dental professionals can now dispense a toothpaste with NovaMin® for patients to take home and use every day. This toothpaste combines the benefit of high fluoride for enamel and dentin remineralization with the patented NovaMin® technology.
• Sensodyne – provides proven relief for sensitive teeth, with the widest choice of daily sensitivity toothpastes. Sensodyne has long been recommended by dental experts, and is preferred by consumers for the everyday management of tooth sensitivity.
Moxie™ TE and Moxie™ SE light-curable adhesives from Discus Dental
X-Smart® Easy Endo Motor from DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties
X-Smart® Easy Endo Motor from DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties – This is a cordless, lightweight, simple-to-use, endodontic motor that features a comfortable and well-balanced handpiece with rubberized grip and quiet operation. The slim, 16:1 contra-angle head is six-position adjustable to allow for an improved field of vision and better access. The lithium-ion battery can quick-charge in 90 minutes to provide one hour of continuous operation on one charge. It is capable of 100 to 800 rpm (with supplied 16:1 contra-angle) torque settings from 0.6 to 4 Ncm with auto reverse. X-Smart Easy powers off after three minutes of no use. I can tell you from experience that the cordless model is a lot of fun to operate, and is a great stress reducer. Visit www.tulsadentalspecialties.com or call (800) 662-1202 to order or for more information.Grandio®SO from VOCO – This product is described as the ultimate handling and performance composite experience. I agree! Seven years in the making, Grandio®SO is a universal nanohybid composite that was created to offer not only excellent esthetics and smooth, nonsticky handling characteristics, but also to mirror the natural properties of the tooth. This includes surface hardness, strength, elasticity, wear, stability, and thermal behavior. This new composite has a combination of great handling, esthetics, and ideal physical characteristics that make it the most toothlike composite ever developed. Grandio®SO has a low rate of shrinkage of 1.6%, reached through innovative nanotechnology. In composite materials, polymerization shrinkage occurs in the resin matrix. Therefore, the greater the percentage of filler in the composite, the more it reduces shrinkage. Most universal
Grandio® SO from VOCO
Pearl Update: SureFil® SDR® flow from DENTSPLY Caulk
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