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A peek behind the scenes at how DenMat's SOL Laser was developedEarlier this year DenMat launched its SOL diode laser on the cover of Dental Products Report. Following the release, Product Manager Andrew Aradi shared some background about the product's development.
Product Review: How Onpharma's Onset can benefit your patients and your practiceOne clinician’s take on using the Onset chairside buffering technology.
Go behind the scenes of GC America's GC FujiCEM™ 2When GC Corporation released GC FujiCEM 2 in 2012, this second-generation resin modified glass ionomer luting cement was met with much praise for its F2 Flex Fuse Technology. The F2 Flex Fuse Technology was created and perfected to support indirect restorations through amplified strength, a greater release of fluoride and tremendous reliability, all while maintaining a low film thickness.
Product Review: How to use your intraoral camera to increase case acceptance in your practiceOne clinician’s take on the Polaris intraoral camera from Air Techniques, and how it has improved patient education and case acceptance in her practice.
A behind the scenes look at Kerr's Nexus RMGIWant to go behind the scenes of product development? Here we talk with Nicholas Domanico, Product Manager, Permanent Cements, about what it took to develop Kerr’s new dual-adhesive system, Nexus RMGI.
Dental Innovator: How DenMat's expanding line of smile improvement solutions put the company on top [VIDEO]DPR recently chatted with DenMat Chief Operating Officer Robert Cartagena about the company's expanding reach, the evolution of the Lumineers brand and much more. Q: This year DenMat strategically positioned itself as more than a single product or category. Why?
Dental Innovator: Why patients are loving the SDI Pola Whitening line [VIDEO]We talk with Laura Woodruff, sales manager for North America SDI, as she explains why patients rave about Pola Whitening products and what it can do for your practice.
Product Review: Better isolation for better dentistryOne dental assistant on why she loves the Isolite Systems Dental Isolation.
Dental Innovator: Lighthouse 360 combines high tech and high touch to provide efficient patient outreachDPR recently talked to Lighthouse 360 co-founder Brian Smith about how the company's automated patient communication service brings patients back with an individualized touch. Q: Options for patient outreach have evolved substantially over the last 5 years. How is Lighthouse working to stay on the leading edge?
Dental Innovator: BISCO eCement simplifies cement selection processWe talk with Paul L. Child Jr., DMD, CDT, executive vice president of Bisco Dental Products about how eCEMENT is filling a gap not currently being serviced by others in the marketplace.
How to complete a dual-layered, direct-bonded smile rehab in 7 stepsLearn how to rehab patients' smiles with this case study using Tokuyama's Estelite Omega Composite
Dental Innovator: Zest LODI System answering market need of value and predictabilityWe talk with Steve Schiess, chief executive officer of ZEST Anchors, about the growing interest in the implant overdenture category.
Dental Innovators: MacPractice delivers Apple-friendly software solutions to dental practice managementDPR talks to MacPractice CEO Mark Hollis about the workflow benefits of using Apple products, and how his company can help dentists take it even further.
Dental Innovator: Johnson-Promident diamond composite polisher offers quality and value“I have used a lot of polishers, all sorts, all kinds, and I have never found something that brings me this close to the natural enamel."
Dental Innovator: DENTCA's 3D CAD/CAM denture solution offers accuracy and quick delivery "With DENTCA, patient satisfaction levels continued to exceed our expectations..."
5 benefits of SciCan USA's STATMATIC Automatic Handpiece Maintenance UnitProper handpiece maintenance is crucial to extending the life of your handpieces. Here's 5 reasons to use SciCan's Statmatic for that job in your practice.
Here's a quick look at what's new with Atlantic Precious Metal RefiningQ: Atlantic is well known in the dental laboratory industry. Why the recent push to dentists?
Dental Innovator: Pentron's Correct Plus Impression Material provides accuracy, performance and affordability "What made me pull the trigger was trying the products."
Dental Innovator: How "BIOLASE leads the way in creating the 'total technology solution'..."DPR recently spoke with Biolase Director of Clinical Research and Education Dr. Chris Walinski about the company's continuing innovations in laser dentistry, plus its claim as an established player in 3D imaging solutions. Q: Biolase has—for many years—been synonymous with innovation in dental lasers. The WaterLase is a standard bearer in that tradition. How has the WaterLase brand and product evolved to meet the needs of the high-tech dental practice?
Applying Sof-Lex™ Spiral Finishing and Polishing Wheels in your practice [VIDEO]Sof-Lex™ Spiral Finishing and Polishing Wheels from 3M ESPE provide a new way to put the final natural-looking gloss on restorations.
Dental Marketing: Make a lasting first impression with these website tipsYou know how important a great smile is to making a good first impression. Why should your dental practice website be any different?
Dental Innovator: What's in store for next year's CDS Midwinter MeetingWe talk with Randall B. Grove, executive director of the Chicago Dental Society about recent achievements and what's to come for the 2014 Midwinter Meeting.
Product Review: How CAMBRA by CariFree can improve caries risk assessment in your practiceA clinician’s view of Caries Management By Risk Assessment, or CAMBRA, by CariFree and how it's benefited his patients and his practice.
How to use the Virtual Facebow app to digitally diagnose and plan treatments [VIDEO]Available in the Android Market, the Virtual Facebow app reportedly provides a simple, effective and affordable method of aiding in the diagnosis and treatment planning of all dental cases.
Top 5 reasons to bring your team to Destination EducationDestination Education, Nov. 8-10, 2013, is more than just a ‘good’ cosmetic dentistry program. Its speakers and topics are designed to provide real-world connections to recent dental innovations in an environment that will help you and your team approach today’s patient and practice needs with confidence.
5 reasons to incorporate InnoDen's BIOX into your practiceThe BIOX portable x-ray device is lightweight and easy to operate. Designed to save time and money, it can take up to 100 x-rays when it’s fully charged, and the large LCD screen displays information in an easy to understand format. Here are 5 reasons you might want to incorporate the BIOX portable x-ray device into your practice:
How this practice is making prevention a priority [VIDEO]For the team at Marietta Smiles, prevention is key to providing optimal care. They want to provide the best customer service and patient experience possible while the patient is in the office, but for optimal results, they know that care has to continue once the patient is home. 3M ESPE preventive products help them offer that level of care, in the practice and beyond.
Dental Innovator: What gives 3M ESPE the cutting edge in product development [VIDEO]“We maximize and optimize the benefits dentists are getting from each product...”
4 reasons to incorporate Johnson-Promident's Deldent JetPolisher 2000 into your practiceLooking for a new polishing unit? Here are 4 reasons to consider Johnson-Promident's Deldent JetPolisher 2000.
Dental Innovator: The Gendex advantage of 3D options [VIDEO]“It is all about the user experience.”
Dental handpiece decisions are made easy with this programLooking for an efficient way to incorporate new handpieces into your practice? Read how one doctor decided electric handpieces were right for his practice through the TryKaVo program.
Top 3 things to store in the cloudNot sure how to use the cloud to benefit your practice? Check out these 3 tips.
Product Review: SDI's Pola whitening system offers all the benefits of a whiter smile, with none of the sensitivityHow SDI’s Pola whitening system helped this patient achieve the bright smile he wanted without the intense sensitivity he’d experienced in the past.
REVIEW: Premier Dental's T-LOC™ dual-arch impression trays rank high for patient comfort, ease of useThe Catapult Group reviews the T-LOC Triple Tray adhesive-free, dual-arch impression tray
Dental Innovator: How DEXIS helps the dental industry keep its coolWe talk with Carsten Franke and Boaz Munnerlyn of DEXIS about the company's path to success and how it's helping dentistry become "cool." Q: I feel like this Q&A should start with a “Thank you” — DEXIS has provided several outstanding product launches to feature in DPR this year!
Dental Innovator: How Hu-Friedy's IMS® increases efficiency and offers a solid ROI [VIDEO]Dr. Angela Cotey provides some of the latest advances in dental technology in her private practice. She attends extensive postdoctoral studies in advanced dentistry with a special focus on restorative dentistry and prevention. She earned her doctorate from Marquette University and served in the U.S. Navy where she completed a residency at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.