Dental Products Report-2013-10-01

Dental Products Report

Top 5 reasons to invest in an overdenture implant system [VIDEO]

October 24, 2013

With a two-piece coronal design, the LOCATOR® Overdenture Implant System (LODI) is said to offer a predictable and durable implant retained overdenture for patients requiring an effective, cost-conscious technique for securing their dentures.

How to know if you’re using the right curing light

November 15, 2013

Not only do you need to understand how the various restorative materials handle and how they work for different procedures, it’s also key to stay on top of what curing lights work best with what material and exactly what it takes to ensure you get the best results.

How to prepare your team for cosmetic dental advancements [VIDEO]

October 09, 2013

In Dental Product Report’s recent cosmetic survey, fielded this summer, 59 percent of respondents indicated they consider themselves cosmetic dentists. Carrying that mantle has proved frustrating, as 76 percent indicated that inquiries regarding elective procedures are either the same or down versus just two years ago. With an apparent “fatigue” in customer demand, what is a dentist to do?

5 reasons kids will love Wrigley’s Orbit® for Kids sugarfree chewing gum

October 20, 2013

With Halloween only a few weeks away, your young patients are likely going to get their fill of sugar. Orbit® for Kids gum is a sweet choice, yet without all the sugar, that kids will love and parents can feel good about. Here are five other reasons your patients might want to check it out:

DPR Exclusive Materials Survey: Your guide to the latest in dental materials

November 15, 2013

There are many great dental restorative products and impression materials available, and DPR’s latest survey indicates most of you are very satisfied with the choices. The tricky part, however, comes when trying to decide when or if to switch materials and which materials will deliver on their promises and allow you to continue producing long-lasting restorations that will keep your patients smiling.

A behind the scenes look at DENTSPLY Caulk's new Aquasil Ultra Cordless Tissue Managing Impression System [VIDEO]

October 26, 2013

We recently talked with Paul Pierson, Principal Packaging Engineer R&D, and Richard Burde, Senior Brand Manager for indirect restoratives, on this new retractionless tissue managing impression system. The team at DENTSPLY Caulk decided there had to be a better way to take impressions.

How this dental practice makes sure patients and staff are true partners in oral healthcare [VIDEO]

October 13, 2013

At Iowa Dental Group, the focus is on education. Dr. Robert Margeas and the rest of the team know how important it is to educate patients on their health care so they can make informed decisions about treatment and be true partners in their care.