There will plenty of new dental products to see as more than 54,000 dental professionals descend on the Javits Center during the Greater New York Dental Meeting. The exhibit hall is open from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, and to help you navigate the aisles and booths in the Big Apple, DPR is showcasing 17 products that should be on your GNYDM must-see list.
Many of the products are making their official debut at the meeting, while others are appearing during the course of launch campaigns occurring throughout the entire year. In any case, the meeting is a great opportunity to get your hands on the best, most innovative products available now to dental professionals.
These innovative products - and their booth numbers - are laid out in the following pages, so you can get a sneak peak at the things you don't want to miss.
Filtek Bulk Fill is formulated to save valuable chairtime and improve productivity by giving dentists a “one and done” option. It is designed for stress relief, with two methacrylate monomers that act in concert to lower polymerization stress. The use of these monomers is said to enable bulk placement without sacrificing strength or wear resistance.
Booth #4618; 3MESPE.com
The Synea 500, Synea 400 and Alegra 300 handpiece collections offer daylight quality LED+ lighting, plus fatigue-reducing design, lower vibration and more. A distinct feature of the premium Synea 500 highspeed or lowspeed handpieces include a patented LED+ ring for shadow-free illumination.
Booth #3400; a-dec.com
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ProVecta S-Pan provides full adult panoramic X-ray in seven seconds and offers 17 image programs, four of which cater specifically to children by offering reduced radiation exposure. The system’s Csl sensor follows a patient-specific path, collecting 20 layers of images that are sliced into 20,000 image segments before being turned into a final detailed image composed of the best selections.
Booth #3810; airtechniques.com
The iOptima is designed to allow practitioners to transform a pneumatic handpiece system to a modern electric unit that is equipped with a brushless and sensorless micromotor, as well as an iPod touch interface from Apple®. The ergonomic, intuitive interface offers numerous pre-programmed options and is designed to meet the needs of all practitioners in any situation.
Booth #4003; bien-air.com
The RegenePro Plug and RegenePro Sponge, now distributed by BIOMET 3i, allows the products to take the shape of a wound where collagen fibers absorb liquids and accelerate healing. Both products are made from 100% purified Type I Bovine collagen and provide a collagen matrix for tissue re-growth to accelerate and assist in healing.
Booth #3242; biomet3i.com
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Mirrorimage temporary crown and bridge materials reportedly provide a fast working time, durability, handling properties and natural-looking esthetics. The Adjust material aids in repairing voids and sealing margins, while the Connect material is designed to optimize translucency for esthetic temporaries.
Booth #3017; cosmedent.com
Tenure4G features an improved formulation over the Tenure MPB bonding system that provides higher bond strength and reduced sensitivity. Formulated with ethanol and acetone for strength and sensitivity control, Tenure4G is designed to offer more predictable results for restorations. Its easy flow viscosity ensures deep penetration for interaction with the inter-tubule dentin to form a hybrid layer and reduce sensitivity.
Booth #4235; denmat.com
The Midwest E electric handpiece system is designed to offer dentists the necessary balance of power and control for restorative and endodontic procedures. The motor weighs 59 grams and measures 1.25”, while attachments are available in highspeed, lowspeed, endodontic and straight configurations. Plus, the touchscreen control provides users with the ability to adjust speed, torque limits, attachment type and more with ease.
Booth #2600/2800; dentsply.com
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The ZEUS Zirconia Implant-Retained Prosthesis (ZIP) is a new restorative option that is precision-milled out of zirconia to offer dentists a durable and easy-to-maintain alternative to implant-retained dentures. Available with facial cutback and layering for enhanced esthetics, or monolithic for robustness, ZEUS ZIP is crafted employing a simple three-step process that moves seamlessly from model work to finishing the definitive restoration.
Booth #4034; microdental.com
The Spirit 3300 Dental Chair offers enhancements in doctor access, patient comfort and esthetic appeal. A narrow backrest, coupled with the ability for the chair to go lower to the ground, allows for ideal oral cavity access for practitioners of any stature in a comfortable ergonomic position. The chair also keeps in mind the comfort of patients. Slow release foam, contoured armrests and ErgoSoothe™ massage technology creates a relaxing environment, while a new base design makes it easy for patients to enter and exit the chair.
Booth #4216; pelton.net
Due to customer demand, the performance-styled Adivista TTLs are now available in pink. The frames are lightweight and designed to deliver the optical performance of much heavier loupes. Other features include three-way adjustable side temples and a two-position padded silicone nosepiece.
Booth #4415; perioptix.com
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Enamelon Preventive Treatment Gel is designed to be a safe and effective alternative for patient homecare compared to both 5000ppm toothpastes and remineralizing pastes. The gel contains 970ppm fluoride and is safe for daily use by patients of all ages to help treat sensitivity and prevent caries and gingivitis.
Booth #4207; premusa.com
The Ultimate Comfort dental unit features a heavy-duty chair frame with 550-pound patient load capacity, as well as an ergonomic design and three programmable positions. Also, the chair swivels in 45 degrees in each direction and left and right, plus many other features.
Booth #4818; ritterdentalusa.com
The new Sterngold Implant System is designed to offer clinicians flexible implant options for stabilizing overdentures and partial dentures. The system features four implant diameters: 2.2mm and 3.25mm implants that are available in a one-piece design, as well as 3.3mm and 4.1mm two-stage implants, which are also indicated for fixed prosthetics.
Booth #632; sterngold.com
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Patent-pending Butler Prophyciency™ Prophy Angle with the ButlerBloom™ contouring cup is a smarter, more efficient way to clean and polish teeth. In a recent product use test and survey, 71% of dental professionals that used the product felt that it would be beneficial to their prophylaxis procedure and patient care.
Booth #3828; gumbrand.com
EyeMag Light II loupes are said to offer illumination resembling daylight, an evenly illuminated treatment field, high comfort and a long battery life. Also, the loupe can be quickly adapted to the practitioner’s treatment position, enabling a comfortable, ergonomic sitting position that helps alleviate back and neck problems.
Booth #3433; zeiss.com
Features of the i-CAT FLX MV include medium field-of-view that captures arches and temporomandibular joints in 3D; Visual iQuity image technology, which offers clear 3D and 2D images; and a user-friendly SmartScan STUDIO touchscreen that allows for the customized selection of the appropriate scan for individual patients. As a member of the i-CAT family, the i-CAT FLX MV is designed to provide an optimal balance between image quality and ALARA radiation dose. High-resolution, volumetric images offer practitioners complete 3D views for more thorough analysis of bone structure and tooth orientation, while QuickScan+ settings provide full-dentition 3D imaging at doses comparable to 2D panoramic. For more information about i-CAT and "Their Story" visit Booth #3621 at the GNYDM.
Booth #3621; i-CAT.com