5 products changing the way patients see dentistry

These patient game changers make dentistry more comfortable for your patients, and that makes them more likely to accept treatment and to talk about your practice with family and friends.

These patient game changers make dentistry more comfortable for your patients, and that makes them more likely to accept treatment and to talk about your practice with family and friends.

 

The Spectra from Air Techniques

The Product: Finding caries early can help save your patients time and money. Operating using fluorescence technology, Spectra is an ergonomic handheld digital imaging instrument that aids in detecting caries visually.

The Patient: “I think it’s definitely a good education tool. It’s a great diagnostic tool for them to have. And if they’re able to catch things earlier, it definitely saves patients and everybody a lot of time and money without having to do a more serious procedure, and then of course insurance having to cover a more difficult procedure.” – Sara Collins

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The GXDP-700 from Gendex

The Product: The Gendex GXDP-700™ Series makes placing implants easier and more predictable. The 3D cone beam system’s new SRT, Scatter Reduction

Technology, allows clinicians to reduce artifacts to deliver 3D scans with higher clarity and detail around scatter-generating material.

The Patient: “The scan was very comfortable and non-threatening, but the real comfort came from having the scan done. I’ve had two [dental implant] failures in this area in the past, so it made me feel good, more confident, that Dr. [Bryan] Couch was taking the necessary steps to see where he would best be able to put the new implants.” – Amanda Davis

WaterLase iPlus from Biolase

The Product:

Not only are lasers high- tech products that reduce treatment time, they also reduce patient discomfort and pain. The

dual-wavelength WaterLase iPlus all-tissue laser

is said to deliver more power, control and versatility for experienced laser dentists.

The Patient: “It didn’t hurt. At my other dentist they had to numb you and put all this junk in your mouth. But the laser didn’t hurt and it was quick and fast. I didn’t have to wait an hour to drink water and stuff.” – Zoe Ziebarth, 11

3M ESPE’s MDI Mini Dental Implants

The Product:Mini dental implants are a great option for patients who need implant retained dentures. 3M™ ESPE™ MDI Mini Dental Implants are minimally invasive and immediately stabilize loose dentures using a 90-minute patented protocol.

The Patient: “It’s a pleasure to sit down to the table for a snack or for dinner. I tell family and friends and everyone I meet.

Plus I smile all the time now. I would do this again anytime.” – Nancy Miller

Snap-On Smile from DenMat

The Product:Snap-On Smile offers patients a temporary cosmetic option without compromising esthetics. Snap-On Smile is a patented, removable custom appliance requiring no prepping, no injections and no adhesives, and simply snaps over a patient’s natural teeth.

The Patient: “I would tell anyone, Snap-On Smile is a great solution if you don’t enjoy your smile. You need it. It is pain-free, low-maintenance and ... and just wonderful. I love the product.” – Ryan Pichoff