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New Dental Product: duomix II from DENTSPLY CaulkThe duomix II dynamic mixing machine extrudes Aquasil Ultra Smart Wetting® Impression Materials at an average of 46mm per second. Offered in partnership with Renfert GmbH, the machine replaces the original duomix machine. It is said to provide superb consistency and is an easy and fast way to get the bulk benefits of Aquasil Ultra DECA™ 380ml hard cartridges.
DenMat showing off totally new websiteSANTA MARIA, CA — DenMat’s brand new website with e-commerce functionality is now live. Now dentists and staff will be able to log in to, learn about DenMat products, check out current online promotions, and make purchases in the elegantly designed e-store.
A clinician reviews BISCO's TheraCal LC flowable compositeDr. Lee Ann Brady's take on using BISCO's TheraCal LC flowable composite.
Product Review: Tokuyama’s Shield Force PlusTokuyama® Shield Force Plus is a one-component, single application, light-cured protective sealant designed for the treatment of hypersensitive dentin. It effectively infiltrates and seals exposed dentinal tubules to inhibit the flow of fluid through the tubules, which is the cause of sensitivity and helps prevent loss of dentin due to abrasion and/or erosion of exposed cervical dentin.
Weekly new dental products roundupSeeking the latest practice management software? Need a temporary C&B material? A means to measure dentures? A scented saliva ejector? A handy endoral key? Or a new source for implants? Products that meet those needs are all part of this week's new dental products roundup for the week of Oct. 1, 2012. Here's the links to detailed information about each one as well as links to manufacturer websites.
Dr. Paul Child talks Bisco's new DUO-LINK Universal, TheraCal [VIDEO]Bisco Executive Vice President Dr. Paul Child discusses the DUO-LINK Universal resin cement at the ADA Annual Session 2012.
Top 5 reasons to buy 3M ESPE’s RelyX ultimate adhesive resin cement1. Specially suited for CAD/CAM restorations, 3M ESPE's RelyX Ultimate covers the whole spectrum of indirect indications for final cementation. 2. Offers dentists maximum versatility as it can be used for total-etch, selective-etch or self-etch procedures.
Easy ways to give your office a makeoverChange can be a good thing, especially when it involves the entire team. There are easy ways to transform your office into a welcoming environment that your staff and your patients enjoy.
NuSmile Pediatric Crowns' NuSmile ZR zirconia crowns achieve a natural, esthetic outcome [VIDEO]The top 5 reasons to buy NuSmile ZR zirconia crowns from NuSmile Pediatric Crowns.
ADA 2012: DEXIS launches DEXIS Imaging Suite, marks 15th anniversaryDEXIS celebrated it's 15th anniversary during the ADA Annual Session in San Francisco this week by introducing the
The Statim G4 Autoclave from SciCan communicates with its users through Internet connectivitySciCan's Statim G4 line features internet connectivity that keeps dental staff updated throughout the instrument sterilization process.
CAD/CAM technology insights from Lee Culp, CDTLee Culp, CDT, is featured in this month's DPR/E4D Difference Makers series, which highlights dental professionals who stand out and step up in their community.
How to save time on model techniques [VIDEO]This time-saving model technique is an example of the way profound results can be realized with seemingly simple products.
Make marketing your practice easier with paperless systemsGoing digital with your marketing can bring clear cost savings, but other advantages of email newsletters include convenience of reading on tablets and smartphones; ability to share articles easily; and reports that show you which recipients opened and shared specific articles.
REVIEW: Patterson Dental's CAESY Cloud for patient educationWe all know proper patient education can make a big difference in case acceptance, but it can be difficult to ensure each staff member is providing consistent messaging in his or her talks with each patient. It also can be challenging to describe some procedures and recommendations without graphic illustrations.
10 Questions with Carestream's Dr. David GaneA conversation with the VP of Dental Imaging for Carestream Dental.  
Product Review: Kerr Corp.'s OptiBond XTROne clinician’s view on Kerr Corporation’s OptiBond XTR universal adhesive.
Weekly new dental products roundupSeeking fiber posts, perhaps? Maybe a new means to extrude impression material? A mobile dental system? Or simply some disinfectant wipes? If so, products to fill all these needs are part of the new dental products roundup for the week of October 8, 2012.
New Dental Product: FibreKleer 4X Fiber Posts from Sybron Dental SpecialtiesCombining S-glass fiber technology of FibreKor® posts with proprietary clear resin matrix posts, FibreKleer 4X Fiber Posts feature radiopacity of up to 400% of aluminum.
New Dental Product: LOCATOR® Overdenture Implant System by Zest Anchors, LLCThe LOCATOR® Overdenture Implant System from Zest Anchors, LLC features a less invasive design. Learn more...
The Elite Dental Technologies from the Pride Institute's "Best of Class"The Pride Institute "Best of Class" panel explains why they chose this year's winners. This month features the only six products that have been recognized by the Pride Institute as "Best of Class" multiple years in a row.
Patterson Dental forms new relationships with Liptak Dental, Emdeon [VIDEO]We were able to catch up with Patterson Dental's Technology Marketing Manager and Top 25 Women in Dentistry finalist Jana Berghoff Thursday on the ADA show floor, where Dental Products Report Director of Content Thais Carter and Berghoff chatted up the new relationship that has formed between Patterson and Liptak Dental.
A clinician reviews 3M ESPE's Clinpro 5000 anti-cavity toothpasteDr. Tim Burke noticed something right away when he began using 3M ESPE’s Clinpro 5000 anti-cavity toothpaste about a year-and- a-half ago: His patients were actually complying with their home care.
ADA 2012: QSI Dental helps put dental practices into the cloudQSI Dental is working to not only get dentists’ heads thinking about the Cloud, but putting their practices into it. Demonstrations of the company’s QSIDental™ Web cloud-based solution are being held at their booth throughout the ADA’s 153rd Annual Session this week in San Francisco. “We are a experienced, proven vendor that for 33 years has successfully supported dental practices over the long haul,” said Kathleen Noll, Vice President Technical Marketing Implementations.
ADA '12: Dental Products to WatchWith more than 400 booths to check out at the Moscone Center, Dental Products Report presents Ones to Watch to help you prioritize your tradeshow tour. These companies all have a new product or special promotion worth your attention.
New RVG 6500 intraoral sensor adds wireless functionalityThe RVG 6500 intraoral sensor from Carestream Dental features wireless radiography capabilities and iPad integration.
Cosmetic Dentistry: Avoid costly misstepsSimple esthetic missteps can lead to complex reworks that cost you time and money.
New Dental Product: CaviWipes1 from TotalCareDurable, nonabrasive, low-alcohol CaviWipes1 surface disinfectant/cleaner wipes offer materials compatibility with a kill time of 1 minute for TB and all other labeled organisms.
The 3 things that keep all patients from going through with treatment plansAccepting or rejecting treatment plans always comes down to time, money or fear. Address these issues with your patients.
Gendex discusses the GXDP-700 pan/ceph/3D digital radiography system [VIDEO]John Steck, Director of Product Management for Gendex, met up with us at the Gendex booth at the ADA Annual Session Thursday to explain the new capabilities of the GXDP-700 digital radiography system, which has been on the market for one year.
Patient Perspective: Relaxing in comfort in Pelton & Crane’s Spirit 3000 Dental ChairRelaxing. Comfortable. Amazing. Not some of the words generally associated with a visit to the dentist. Yet those are indeed some of the words shared by patient Michelle Birckbichler.
Applying DenMat's FLASHlite Magna 4.0 LED curing light in your practiceFeaturing the same small, lightweight design, the FLASHlite Magna 4.0 is powered by a new LED engine that offers advanced beam collimation.
Wednesday's Patient Tip of the DayAsk the right questions. Before you can truly know what your patients want and what elective services you should talk with them about, you have to take the time to ask. That’s why the new patient interview is such an important part of that first visit.