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Here are some of the new and updated items that will be showcased in Chicago.
From implant instruments to multipurpose lasers, there are plenty of new and updated products being showcased at the 2017 Chicago Midwinter Meeting. Check out this roundup to learn more about some of these items.
DPR has already brought you some of the biggest news and announcements from the Chicago Midwinter meeting. Here are more that will be making waves around the dental industry for years to come.
204S Implant Instrument (AEII204SX)
Made by American Eagle Instruments with medical grade titanium, the 204S Implant Curette features a rounded toe and is said to be ideal for scaling exposed threads in the posterior. The biocompatible, thin blades allow excellent access and do not risk scratching the implant.
Barnhart 5-6 Implant Instrument (AEIIB5-6X)
Made by American Eagle Instruments with medical grade titanium, the Barnhart 5-6 Implant Curette features a rounded toe and is designed to be ideal for scaling universal and wide base implants. The biocompatible, thin blades allow access and do not risk scratching the implant.
Langer 3-4 Implant Instrument (AEIIL3-4X)
Made by American Eagle Instruments with medical grade titanium, the Langer 3-4 Implant Curette features a rounded toe and is engineered to be ideal for scaling posterior and narrow base implants. The biocompatible, thin blades reportedly allow excellent access and do not risk scratching the implant.
Nebraska 128-Langer 5 Implant Instrument (AEIIN128-L5X)
Made by American Eagle Instruments with medical grade titanium, the Nebraska 128-Langer 5 Implant Curette features a rounded toe and is said to be ideal for scaling anterior implants, ball and bar attachments and mini implants.
Boge 513™ (AESB513XPX)
Made by American Eagle Instruments, the Boge 513 is a modified anterior sickle/hoe scaler used to remove calculus in the dental prophylaxis process. This instrument is double-ended, and is only available in sharpen-free XP Technology from American Eagle Instruments. One end of the Boge 513 has an elongated shank and a straight, slightly lipped cutting edge. The hoe’s width was specifically designed to maintain stabilization during vertical and horizontal working strokes.
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A new feature of the iTero® Element™ scanner:
Visualize patient’s tooth wear, tooth movement and gingival changes over time with:
- Faster scan speed
- Vibrant real life color
- Proactive chairside education
Invisalign® Go is a streamlined new treatment option for the general dentist that is easy to use and convenient to integrate into your practice. With streamlined case submission, chairside Case Assessment delivered in minutes, simplified treatment planning and convenient referral routing, it’s reportedly never been easier to get patients started with Invisalign.
Users asked. Align Technologies listened. Practices have been looking for an Invisalign treatment option designed especially for mild-to-moderate cases. Invisalign® Lite is the new 14-stage versatile and cost-effective solution you’ve been looking for. Invisalign Lite is designed to treat mild to moderate crowding and spacing, tooth movement prior to placing an implant, combo-restorative cases and in multidisciplinary treatment plans.
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Help patients regain confidence in their smiles with NOVO Smile™.
NOVO smile is a multipurpose custom dental appliance that reportedly requires no prepping, no injections and no adhesives. The appliance’s flexible material allows for it to expand over patient’s teeth. It’s noninvasive and completely reversible.
The LUCERNA ™ Diode laser is a multipurpose laser that will be a wonderful addition to any practice. The Lucerna incorporates a 460 nm and a 980 nm wavelength diode that allows for soft tissue management as well as curing and a very unique laser assisted whitening. This affordable laser is light and portable with a long-lasting battery that will last the entire day.
Have you lost patients to treatment plans requiring dental implants or bridges?
You may now recapture these patients by offering a cost-effective alternative, the FIRSTFIT™ Minimally Invasive Bridge. FIRSTFIT products use Computer Aided Procedure (CAP) technology that enables you to prep and seat bridges in a single appointment.
• No temporaries
• Significantly less tooth reduction
• 50 percent less chair time than traditional bridge
• 10-year warranty
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Ionolux, VOCO’s new light cured resin modified glass ionomer restorative, offers many new benefits that include composite-like esthetics, immediate packability, non-stick handling and improved physical properties for better longevity. Ionolux’s enhanced esthetics allows the practitioner to deliver a fluoride releasing restoration without the sacrifice of esthetics. Available in VOCO’s new easy-to-use direct activation capsule, Ionolux is radiopaque, comes in five shades, and does not require the use of an adhesive or dentin conditioner.
IonoStar Plus is a new glass ionomer restorative that offers a fast-set, immediate packability, non-stick handling and enhanced physical properties. IonoStar Plus comes in a new easy-to-use direct activation application capsule that fits virtually all applicators. IonoStar Plus offers two stages of consistency that first provide ideal wettability for perfect marginal adaptability, and then immediate packability to allow shaping and sculpting. IonoStar Plus has an abbreviated working time of two minutes that allows the clinical procedure to proceed quickly. IonoStar Plus is radiopaque, fluorescent, has a high continuous fluoride release and does not require the use of a dentin conditioner.