Top products for November

November 13, 2015

The dental industry is continually coming out with new products to improve everything from technique to infection control.

The dental industry is continually coming out with new products to improve everything from technique to infection control.

In November, we've seen improvements to two dental lasers, as well as a Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, an implant delivery system, a color scanning capability, 2016 calendars, a periodontal and breath odor diagnosis and treatment system, periodontal maintenance curettes, a lip and cheek retractor, a resin barrier, a cordless headlight system and a water filtration system.

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WaterLase iPlus® 2.0 dental laser

BIOLASE, Inc., a global leader in dental lasers, announced an upgrade of WaterLase iPlus® 2.0 dental laser to provide dental practitioners a clinical protocol and application to assist in the effective management of peri-implantitis. Said to be a growing problem in dentistry, peri-implantitis is a destructive inflammatory process affecting the soft and hard tissues surrounding dental implants.

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Kolibree smart toothbrush

The ongoing challenge of getting your kids to brush their teeth reportedly just got easier with the introduction of Kolibree's new smart toothbrush and advanced Kolibree app. Kolibree's Bluetooth-connected sonic toothbrush with 3D motion sensors features Go Pirate 2, an engaging smart toothbrush game for children, and Coach, prompting adults with a mindful approach to preventive dental care.

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Solea

Convergent Dental, Inc., a privately held dental device company, announced  Solea®, the first FDA-cleared CO2 9.3-micron dental laser for hard and soft tissue, has also been cleared to perform osseous tissue procedures. With this expanded indication, Solea reportedly can be used to treat not only cavity preparations and soft-tissue surgery but also bone cutting, shaving, recontouring and resection.

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iSy(R)

iSy, manufactured by leading implant provider Camlog and exclusively distributed by Henry Schein, was first introduced into the U.S. market last month. A play on the words "intelligent system," it is designed to optimize implant treatment efficiency while minimizing the complexity of treatment planning, enabling practitioners to choose a digital, conventional or combined treatment workflow.

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Planmeca PlanScan

Planmeca unveiled its new PlanScan with optional color capability and optimized scanning speed in the latest software update: PlanCAD 5.7. When activated for color, PlanScan reportedly gives dental professionals a new tool to accurately capture and visualize the oral environment in full color and boasts increased speed for the ultimate in chairside productivity.

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SmartPractice calendars

SmartPractice calendars reportedly afford dental offices yearlong visibility and increased patient loyalty at a low cost. Personalized with practice contact information and logos, SmartPractice calendars are said to stand alone as functional brand-building giveaways for new and existing patients. Dental offices can also incorporate them into seasonal mailings, thank-you and welcome communications and to complement statements and invoices.

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Oravital® periodontal and breath odor diagnosis and treatment system

Oravital Inc., which recently launched the Oravital® periodontal and breath odor diagnosis and treatment system into the U.S. professional dental market, will make its debut at the Greater New York Dental Meeting at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center at Booth No. 3838 from Nov. 29-Dec. 2.

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Periodontal maintenance curettes in collaboration with Anna Pattison

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacture of high quality dental instruments and products, announced the launch of its new periodontal maintenance curettes developed in partnership with Anna Pattison, renowned dental hygiene educator and practitioner.

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OptraGate

OptraGate is a latex-free lip and cheek retractor that reportedly is easy to use, quick to place and comfortable for the patient. The lip and cheek retractor is now also available for children in two new colors: blue and pink.

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Liquid Magic

Liquid Magic is a light-cured resin used to protect threading screws, and internal components of implants and abutments. Used prior to the placement of a crown, Liquid Magic works in conjunction with ZERO-G Bio-Implant Cement, resulting in better seating of the crown, and easier cleanup afterwards.

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Firefly cordless headlight system

The Firefly is the first cordless headlight system that fits any pair of loupes, reportedly allowing users the freedom to focus on what matters most – their patients.

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VistaPure water filtration system

VistaPure reportedly provides two grades of high quality water for the ultimate in convenience. The system connects directly to the city water supply and is designed to send purified water exactly where you need it in the stericenter for easy, on-demand use.

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