DPR Friday: March cover products from DEXIS, Vident, Kettenbach and KOMET USA

March 1, 2013

Fresh from the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, it’s time to talk product launches. In this case, the fantastic four on our March cover… It’s Friday, March 1 and this is DPR Friday.  

Fresh from the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, it’s time to talk product launches. In this case, the fantastic four on our March cover…

It’s Friday, March 1 and this is DPR Friday.

 

 

Welcome to this week’s episode of DPR Friday, brought to you by Sesame Communications. I’m Thais Carter, Director of Content for Advanstar Dental Media. I’m eager to dive into this month’s cover products, so let’s get started.

DEXIS go is described as a sleek, engaging way for dental professionals to communicate with their patients using an iPad. This companion app to the DEXIS Imaging Suite software was designed to provide a great visual patient experience around image presentation in support of  clinical findings and treatment recommendations. It functions as an imaging hub and displays all images within a patient record: intra- and extra-oral radiographs as well as intra- and extra-oral photographs.

Vident’s Hybrid VITA ENAMIC® CAD/CAM dental ceramic has a dual-network structure that is said to combine the best properties of ceramic and composite materials. The ceramic offers high fracture load capacity, while also ensuring elasticity and integrated crack prevention. It is resistant to the shear and compressive forces of the jaw and natural teeth, allowing the material to be used for a variety of applications.

For provisional crowns and bridges, Visalys® Temp material from Kettenbach is said to ensure stronger temporaries that are highly esthetic, more fracture-resistant and manufactured without BPA. The two-component resin-based on a multifunctional acrylic composite can be used to make highly esthetic temporary crowns, partial crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and veneers including long-term provisionals. The resulting provisional restorations are said to be stable and fracture resistant.

KOMET USA’s light yellow One-Step Polishers for Final Polishing of Composites feature a silicone bond that is said to provide outstanding flexibility and comformation to tooth anatomy. The polishers incorporate ultrafine-grit diamond particles. They are available in flame-shaped (long and short), cup-shaped, and wheel-shaped versions and are color-coded with a white ring according to diamond grit. They are offered in packages of 5 instruments of a single configuration.

It was amazing to see these, and many other products in use during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting. For all the video interviews, wrap-ups and news from the show, you can always go to dentalproductsreport.com/dental/chicago-midwinter.

And on that note, we’re out of time. For more on the latest products and industry news, don’t miss DPR Friday next week, and every week.

Thanks for watching, and have a great weekend.