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New products, technologies impact 2020 Yankee Dental Congress
The right dental loupes should have you seeing and feeling great
Solve My Problem: Strong bonds without the post-op sensitivity with Hemaseal & Cide Desensitizer
Education, integrity and fun drive Midway Dental’s success
Growing awareness of Silver Diamine Fluoride bringing new solutions
Quicker, efficient glide path forming for dentists
Dentsply Sirona uses GNYDM to showcase its integrated technology workflows
Hu-Friedy, Crosstex combine under Cantel Medical to provide total infection prevention, compliance solutions
Aussie man a hero even without a great smile
After car crash and funny TV interview, Australian media focus on this man's missing teeth. Everyone knows a great smile helps with both appearance and with how you are perceived by most people. Shiny, functioning teeth can also help with self-esteem and quality of life. But the opposite is also true. Someone missing teeth might be perceived as unhappy or troubled, but that may not always be the case.
Choosing the right dental laser for your practice
Today’s dental lasers keep getting better and better, and easier to use. Add to that a big drop in price in recent years, and now may the best time ever to take advantage of the technology if you have yet to already do so.
Applying all-in-one MacPractice DDS in your practice
MacPractice’s ‘all-in-one’ dental software is said to feature best-in-class billing, next-generation charting, digital imaging, EDR, reputation marketing, online patient registration, online scheduling reputation marketing that works, secure messaging, network fax and more.
Scanning your way to new efficiencies
Today’s intraoral scanners allow clinicians to improve their data and information, eliminate poor impressions, and best of all, help deliver great restorations to patients in a quicker, more comfortable fashion. Take a close look at the intramural scanner systems on the following pages and make sure to look into finding a system that can help you and your patients take advantange of this great technology
Using DEXIS Platinum digital sensors and DEXIS CariVu
Using DEXIS Platinum digital sensors and DEXIS CariVu.This comprehensive group practice consists of brothers Drs. Lester, Stuart and Joel Appell, and their nephew, Dr. Aaron Appell, and these clinicians discuss the benefits of DEXIS™ digital imaging products for every aspect of this multi-specialty practice.
Inside Look: A breakthrough in all-tissue laser technology
The LiteTouch™, from Syneron Dental Lasers, is described as a fast-cutting, high-energy non-fiber Er:YAG dental laser for treating both hard and soft, oral and maxillofacial tissues. Innovative Laser-in-Handpiece technology offers all the benefits of laser dentistry with the familiar feel of a turbine drill. This design makes it easy to achieve cleaner, gentler treatments with less anesthesia and minimal recovery time. Here Alan Miller, CEO and Founder of AMD LASERS, and Dr. Ron Kaminer, a pioneer in dental lasers, talk about the new laser.
i-CAT FLX V-Series provides an upgradable solution
The i-CAT FLX V-Series is an upgradable solution that allows you to start at one sized field of view, but provides the flexibility to add additional fields of view as your practice needs change. Choose the i-CAT solution that’s right for your practice now, and be confident knowing that your investment can grow as your practice grows.
Implant success: communicate with the entire team, patients
Dental implants can provide the greatest financial opportunity for dentists, but you “have to communicate differently to patients and the entire dental team.” That was one of the messages emphasized by Dr. Tom Dawson at a Friday lecture in Peoria, Illinois in front of a packed room at the 12th DAL Dental Appreciation Continuing Education Event. The Dental Arts Laboratory event, held at the WeaverRidge Golf Club, was sponsored in part by Dental Products Report, with Dentsply Sirona Prosthetics serving as anchor sponsor.
How the PSPIX2 can improve your X-ray taking experience
ACTEON North America's PSPIX2 is a completely redesigned next-generation device for scanning dental X-rays from phosphor plates. It combines a small footprint with an intuitive touchscreen designed to deliver the easy and efficient taking of dental X-rays. It described as the first cordless digital imaging scanner, and the system works in Windows or OS X® and is single or multi-user ready.
How to grow your practice with laser technology
When Dr. Michael T. Kelly first heard about a newer laser technology that targeted hard tissue, he knew had to give it a try.
Once he got his hands on the Solea laser from Convergent Dental, he was convinced the technology was indeed great for cutting hard tissue. What he learned soon thereafter really had him hooked - that this CO2 laser system also was perfect for his soft tissue procedures.
A review of Kerr Restoratives' Maxcem Elite Chroma
A look at the first self-etch/self-adhesive resin cement to offer a Color Cleanup Indicator.
Treatment centers equipped to be the hub of any practice
To get an in-depth look at Dentsply Sirona’s line of Treatment Centers, including the newest Transcendental Treatment Centers, DPR asked Dentsply Sirona Product Marketing Manager - Treatment Centers Stéphane Leduc to address a few topics and answer some questions about this integral piece of every dental operatory.
An up close look at an innovative caries detection device from DEXIS
CariVu from DEXIS offers the clinician a precise picture of caries by using near infrared transillumination technology to give clinicians a view of carious lesions and cracks.
A new class of Ceramill Zirconia is pushing esthetics to the next level
Dental Lab Products gives an in-depth look at the new Ceramill Zolid FX Multilayer Zirconia from Amann Girrbach.
How Curve Dental helped build this pediatric practice
Dr. James Thomas, DDS, MS, of Bellevue, Wash., explains how using Curve Dental practice management software has helped his practice work more efficiently, thrive.
AMD LASERS expands into all-tissue laser market
At the Greater New York Dental Meeting last fall, AMD Lasers announced that it was expanding into the hard-tissue dental laser market. The company then officially launched the LiteTouch all-tissue laser at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting to much fanfare at its booth as well as at a product launch reception on Feb. 26 at the Hilton | Asmus Contemporary Art Gallery in Chicago.
i-CAT helps a whole family breathe easier
How i-CAT 3D imaging technology helped diagnose and correct constricted airways for a young girl, her siblings and her father. Dr. Robert Kaspers’ orthodontic office in Illinois handled the treatment.
5 Dental Minutes launches video sharing platform
5 Dental Minutes, a new video curation and sharing platform, has been announced for the dental industry.
Monitoring patient oral health with TRIOS
3Shape TRIOS scanner now features Digital Patient Monitoring. Debuted at CDS Midwinter.
Why one practice loves using Sani-Soak Ultra
Dr. Brian Stern, who has been in practice since 2005, is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He practices in Powell, Ohio, and also is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the American Dental Association and the Ohio Dental Association.
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