Introducing the 2018 Cellerant ‘Best of Class’ Technology Award winners

September 28, 2018

Showcasing this year's winning products and the impact they're making on the industry.

Each year, a team of dental experts meets to determine that year’s winners of the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award. Every member who votes carefully considers each product, weighing its pros and cons as well as its usefulness for both the clinician and the patient. The final list of winners includes products that truly blew away the voting panel and are changing the way the dental industry operates and provides care.

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Over the next few pages, discover the 2018 award-winning products. Take a look at this year’s winners and get familiar with these products that are transforming the industry. You can also see the winning products in-person at the 2018 ADA Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Click through the slides to see the award-winning products.



3D Systems NextDent™ 5100

• The NextDent™ 5100 high-speed 3D printer is said to address the broadest range of indications.
• The printer reportedly redefines the dental workflow for improved accuracy (within 50 μm), repeatability and productivity with lower total cost of operation.
• New Best of Class winner

3D Systems
888-598-1438  |


• The new 3Shape TRIOS MOVE is said to be the ultimate patient/dentist communication tool.
• Clinicians can show patients their digital scans and dynamic treatment information close-up and create greater opportunities for treatment dialogue and joint decision-making.
• The ergonomic and lightweight design is engineered to allow dentists to always position the screen in the right place.
• Six-time Best of Class winner

908-867-0144  |


AdDent Calset Composite Warmer and CoMax Composite Dispenser

• The Calset warmer is designed to increase composite flowability, improve polymerization and decrease stress, providing a better restoration.
• The CoMax dispener is engineered to minimize dispensing force needed with heavily filled composite.
• New Best of Class winner

855-211-3413  |

Bien-Air iOptima INT

• Built directly into the dental unit, the iOptima INT system can be controlled either using an iPod touch or an iPad mini.
• The electric system is said to enable clinicians to perform all of their dental operations from endodontics (including WaveOne®) to restoration to oral surgery to implantology and scaling.
• Five-time Best of Class winner

800-433-2436  |



• Thanks to the reduced size of its head, the TORNADOS is said to offer improved visibility.
• Particularly useful for precision work, the small size reportedly offers big benefits by increasing both accessibility and patient comfort.
• The handpiece utilizes Bien-Air’s SteadyTorque technology, resulting in power output that’s said to be exceptional.
• Two-time Best of Class winner

800-433-2436  |

DDS Rescue

• DDS Rescue features a complete HIPAA Security Program designed to help dental offices become HIPAA compliant.
• DDS Rescue is currently offering a free HIPAA Security Assessment to every dentist.
• Five-time Best of Class winner

DDS Rescue
800-998-9048  |



Dentrix G7

• Dentrix, from Henry Schein One, is said to provide award-winning clinical tools and connected revenue, marketing and patient engagement solutions to improve the patient experience and grow profits.
• New Best of Class winner

800-336-8749  |

DEXIS™ FS Ergo by KaVo™

• FS Ergo reportedly combines newly developed flexible sensor technology with a soft housing to “give” as X-rays are captured.
• The sensor is said to provide unparallelled patient comfort.
• New Best of Class winner

888-883-3947  |




DEXIS™ and Simplifeye DEXvoice

• DEXvoice, developed by DEXIS and Simplifeye, is a voice-activated system that uses Amazon Alexa-enabled devices to provide hands-free image capture and viewing within DEXIS imaging software.
• Emerging award winner

888-883-3947  |

Digital Doc LUM G2

• The new LUM G2 is said to provide instant caries visualization and documentation.
• The tool features unique light positioning, with the light traveling perpendicular through the tooth, resulting in near X-ray-like images.
• New Best of Class winner

Digital Doc
800-518-1102   |


Garrison Dental Solutions Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion

• Garrison’s Composi-Tight® 3D Fusion™ Sectional Matrix is engineered to successfully complete a wider variety of Class II composite restorations.
• The matrix is indicated for use in posterior Class II MO/DO, MOD and wide preparation restorations.
• New Best of Class winner

Garrison Dental Solutions
888-437-0032 |

MMG ChairFill by MMG Fusion

• MMG ChairFill is a marketing software that’s designed to automatically fill schedules with the right kind of patients at the right time.
• It’s engineered to monitor open chair time and search existing patient records 24/7, proactively selecting, contacting and appointing the right patients without interaction from staff.
• Three-time Best of Class winner

MMG Fusion
844-938-7466  |


Orascoptic EyeZoom

• The EyeZoom is reportedly the first and only adjustable magnification loupe, offering three magnification levels ranging from 3x to 5x.
• Developed to help healthcare professionals view an operating site from multiple perspectives, the loupe is designed to conform to each user’s individual preference.
• The lightweight magnesium bezel is said to deliver comfort and an esthetically pleasing design.
• New Best of Class winner

800-369-3698  |

Orascoptic Spark

• The Spark is a self-contained cordless headlight that’s designed to integrate with virtually any loupe or eyewear frame style.
• Featuring an innovative, patent-pending design, the Spark is engineered to dispense weight evenly across the bridge of the frame, minimizing concentrated nasal pressure.
• The beam of light is designed to create a uniform round spot, providing enhanced visibility.
• Three-time Best of Class winner

800-369-3698  |



Shofu EyeSpecial C-III

•The EyeSpecial C-III digital dental camera is designed exclusively for dentistry.
• The camera is said to feature an ultra-lightweight body, eight shooting modes, auto-cropping functionality, smart focus and zoom.
• Four-time Best of Class winner

Shofu Dental Corporation
800-827-4638  |

Simplifeye Amplify

• Amplify is a service that’s designed to make dental practice websites interactive by converting website visitors into new patients and making patients more likely to engage with the practice.
• Emerging award winner

646-846-7467  |




Ultradent Gemini™ 810 & 980 Diode Laser

• The Gemini™ 810 & 980 Diode Laser offers dual wave technology, reportedly combining the optimal absorption of the 810 nm wavelength and optimal water absorption of the 980 nm wavelength.
• Its design features a transparent electroluminescent display while the tip of the laser illuminates, which is said to provide better visibility at the surgical site.
• Two-time Best of Class winner

Ultradent Products Inc.
888-230-1420  |

LED Dental VELscope Vx

• Utilizes proprietary tissue fluorescence technology to aid in the visualization of oral mucosal abnormalities, including oral cancer.
• Reportedly backed by more clinical research than any other adjunctive screening device, the VELscope Vx is said to be the market leader for enhanced oral screening.
• Eight-time Best of Class winner

844-952-7327  |

WEO Media

• WEO Media is a full-service dental marketing company helping dentists grow their practices.
• Services include custom websites, SEO, PPC, social media, online reviews, videos and more.
• Three-time Best of Class winner

WEO Media
888-246-6906 |