Dental Products Report-2013-09-01

Dental Products Report

How to repair porcelain restorations instead of replacing them

July 07, 2015

Using composite resin, this case illustrates an efficient, reliable intraoral repair of fractured porcelain. These elements of esthetic dentistry can be very frustrating for both patient and practitioner especially in the case of an anterior tooth, yet most of these inherent problems with porcelain can be immediately and predictably repaired chairside with the use of composite resin.

How to create esthetic, durable long-term provisionals with DenMat's Snap-On Smile [VIDEO]

November 25, 2013

There are many situations in fixed prosthetics where long-term provisional restorations are a necessary part of the treatment plan. Conventional provisional materials cannot always be used for this purpose. In this article, some clinical situations will be discussed where a new process called “Snap-On Smile” can be used successfully as a long-term provisional restoration that can successfully transition patients to their definitive restorations comfortably and predictably.

How to create accurate impressions that enable drastic makeovers using 3M ESPE Imprint 3 VPS material [VIDEO]

October 17, 2013

When it comes to clear aligner treatment, accurate impressions matter. 3M™ ESPE™ Imprint™ 3 VPS Impression Material for clear aligners can help you achieve those accurate impressions, giving patients the final results they’re after.

Tech Brief: Main features of the MyRay Hyperion X9

October 02, 2013

True to MyRay’s motto “New Comfort in Digital Imaging,” the Hyperion X9 is a modular pan/ceph/CBCT system that meets practices’ varying needs and comes with a wealth of smart features to benefit patients and users alike.

Product Review: Why this dentist gives Pelton & Crane’s Solaris Dental Sterilization Center high marks

October 02, 2013

Dr. Barry Sautter needed a sterilization area in his new practice, and he knew he wanted something he could proudly display, a piece of equipment that would let patients know his practice takes the necessary steps to eliminate cross contamination- something many patients worry about after seeing stories of infection control breaches in the news. 

3 ways you might offend your patients

September 30, 2013

The last thing you want to do is annoy your patients, but you could be doing just that without even realizing it. Here are three things you and your staff members should avoid to make sure your patients leave your practice happy, healthy and wanting to come back.

DENTSPLY's Dr. Linda Niessen steps down after illustrious corporate career

September 26, 2013

Dr. Linda Niessen’s 15-year career with DENTSPLY International comes to a close this month, but her desire to advance the dental profession remains strong. Linda served as Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer where she oversaw the company’s professional relations, continuing education and corporate communication efforts.

Check out the initial reviews on the E4D NEVO

September 10, 2013

Dental professionals in the U.S. recently got a sneak peek of the new E4D® NEVO™ Scanner and Design Center, created by D4D Technologies LLC, and exclusively distributed by Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). The product, unveiled in July at Henry Schein Dental’s National Sales Meeting, received rave reviews by dental professionals using the system for the first time.