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Dental Products: What's Hot Summer 2012

Issue 7

From dental instruments to dental composites, here's what you missed this week.

From dental instruments to dental composites, here's what you missed this week.

The Tech Census Survey suggests that while the majority of dentists are using dental lasers in their practices, there's still a notable few that don't see the technology bringing value to their workflow.

Out of the 63 respondents, 60% said they are already using a dental laser in their practice. Eighty-one percent of those are diode lasers.

Interestingly, 22% of the respondents who don't have a laser said it's not a good fit for their practice.

Acknowledging that making a laser purchase is not to be taken lightly or without understanding which type of technology will work best in your practice, we've compiled a roundup of some of the best dental laser technologies available right now.

DUX Dental's new translucent color blending temporary cement, ZONEfree, offers strength and esthetics. Here’s a an inside look at the product and what dental professionals are saying about it.

Our recent Tech Census Survey polled dental professionals about what type of, if any, caries detection and oral cancer screening devices they use and what their purchasing plans are for the future.

Out of 59 total respondents, 42% of them said they are currently using a high-tech caries detection device in their practice, while 50% of them also said they have an oral cancer screening device.

Here's a roundup of some of the best-performing diagnostic technologies that are currently available.

Tokuyama's Estelite Sigma Quick universal resin composite features several benefits.

American Eagle's XP technology eliminates the need for sharpening dental instruments.



The Tech Census Survey bodes significant patient demand for digital radiography solutions in your dental practice. Seventy-seven percent of 93 respondents said they currently have a digital radiography system in their dental practice, while 40% of the those who do not have one plan to purchase one before the year is up. If another practice down the street can provide dental x-rays with less discomfort and in less time, patients will catch on.

Take another look at some of the top digital x-ray systems on the market.


Did we miss something? Share with us in the comments section below.

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