Midwinter 2014

New DEXshield™ enables DEXIS® Platinum Sensor owners to reduce radiation exposure to their patients

Introduced at the 2014 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting is the new DEXIS DEXshield, a dental X-ray position indicating device and a patented patient protective shield.

KaVo’s new MASTERtorque™ handpiece boasts more power, higher precision and less noise

KaVo’s new MASTERtorque™ LUX M8900 L Air Driven high-speed dental handpiece features better power, higher precision and more new features to allow dental professionals to work faster and more efficiently.

Oral-B introduces first interactive electric toothbrush with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity

Oral-B has developed the first interactive electric toothbrush with Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and shared the news first with Dental Products Report at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting Thursday morning.

New SANAO handpiece line features unique Hygiene Protection System resin filling

SciCan has announced its new SANAO line of precision handpieces that, SciCan says, are balanced to reduce wrist strain, optimally miniaturized for maneuverability and have the option to be equipped with glass-rod fiber-optics to illuminate the oral cavity.

New ACTIVA BioACTIVE restorative works with tooth structure, actively releases and exchanges calcium

Prompting an invitation to the dental industry to embrace more bioactive dentistry, Pulpdent last week launched its new ACTIVA BioACTIVE restorative at the 2014 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.

Hu-Friedy and EMS partner to deliver high-quality hand instruments and Piezo power scaling and air polishing products

Hu-Friedy and Switzerland-based Electro Medical Systems (EMS) have announced a strategic alliance in an effort to deliver the most clinically-advanced prophylaxis protocol to the U.S. and Canadian dental markets with Hu-Friedy’s high-quality hand instruments and EMS offerings in Piezo power scaling and air polishing.

Midwinter 2014: Dr. Rod Kurthy explains the power of the KöR Whitening System [VIDEO]

Dental Products Report Editor Stan Goff talks with Dr. Rod Kurthy from the 2014 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting show floor as Kurthy explains why the KöR Dental Whitening System is the right choice for your dental patients, the science behind the product and other perks.

New 3Shape D900L 3D scanner allows technicians to scan larger objects, skip bite scans and more

On opening day of the 2014 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, 3Shape unveiled to the market its new 3D scanner for dental labs.

exocad GmbH announces compatibility with 3Shape® TRIOS®, including color support

exocad GmbH announced last week its Dental CAD system can now import “open” .DCM and .3OXZ scan files directly from 3Shape TRIOS scanners.

Cochrane Review confirms clinical benefits of Triclosan/Copolymer formula in Colgate Total® Toothpaste

Triclosan/copolymer, the antibacterial active system employed in Colgate Total® toothpaste for preventing plaque and gingivitis, recently received avery positive independent review from the Cochrane Oral Health Group.