Excellent patient care relies heavily on the materials and technology used in the treatment. Here is a selection of product offerings to consider adding to your armamentarium. For more information about any of the products featured in this issue—as well as many other product categories—fill out the enclosed Reader Service Card.
Figure A | Septocaine®
Septocaine® Articaine hydrochloride 4% with Epinephrine 1:100,000 and 1:200,000 from Septodont is indicated for local, infiltrative, or conductive anesthesia in both simple and complex dental procedures. It is available in two formulations so the clinician can decide which epinephrine concentration is right for the patient and the procedure.
800-872-8305 | septodontusa.com
Figure B | 3M™ True Definition Scanner
Align Technology, Inc. and 3M announced that the 3M™ True Definition scanner has been qualified for use with Invisalign case submission, which requires an intraoral scanner that can readily capture an accurate full arch digital impression. This qualification will now enable Invisalign providers with a True Definition scanner to submit a digital impression in place of a traditional PVS impression as part of the Invisalign case submission process.
Figure C | Dryz™ Value Pack
For fast hemostasis, Parkell, Inc.’s Dryz™ Gingival Hemostatic Retraction Paste is a must-have in the operatory. It’s easy to use and effectively stops gingival bleeding and seepage from crevicular fluid that may interfere with impression taking or contaminate restorative material. Now available in a value pack with 25 syringes and 55 applicator tips.
800-243-7446 | parkell.com
Figure D | HI-TEC IMPLANTS Internal Hex Implant Systems
HI-TEC IMPLANTS internal hex implant systems offer a range of solutions. Tapered Self Thread implants are reliable in all types of bone and are available in 3.30, 3.75, 4.20, and 5.00 mm diameters. LOGIC PLUS implants are bone condensing deep thread implants that have an advantage for placement in soft bone. They are available in 3.3, 4.3, 5.0, and 6.0 mm.
Figure E | Inspire™
Inspire™ from Clinician’s Choice is strong, with an ideal elastic modulus (3136 MPa), making it less likely to fracture along margins, even when tooth reduction is less than ideal. Inspire’s high flexural and compressive strength render it easy to trim and resistant to fracture.
Figure F | Edelweiss
Each composite veneer in the Edelweiss system from Ultradent Products, Inc. is laser sintered, combining a high-gloss, uniform surface with a thermally tempered base. Its unique manufacturing technology makes Edelweiss veneers harder than any other composite veneers, resulting in greater resistance to scratch and wear.
Figure G | BEAUTIFIL® Bulk Flowable
Shofu’s BEAUTIFIL® Bulk Flowable is a superior bulk-fill composite with ideal opaque shade stability, low shrinkage stress, and full polymerization at 4-mm depth of cure. BEAUTIFIL Bulk Flowable incorporates the unique, bioactive benefits of Giomer, a surface pre-reacted glass filler.