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Ivoclar Vivadent Introduces Adhese® Universal: Cost-Effective Universal Adhesive

The Only Universal Dental Adhesive Available in the Revolutionary VivaPen® Delivery Form

Ivoclar Vivadent introduces Adhese® Universal, a new single-component, light cured universal adhesive for direct and indirect bonding procedures. Adhese Universal is compatible with all etching techniques: self-etch, selective enamel- etch and total-etch.  What sets this universal adhesive apart from others is that it is the only universal adhesive available in the revolutionary VivaPen® delivery form, as well as in the traditional bottle delivery form.

The ergonomically-designed VivaPen enables the adhesive to be delivered directly to the preparation in a fast and convenient manner with virtually no waste.  Adhese® Universal VivaPen® delivers up to 190 single-tooth applications, significantly more than a traditional adhesive bottle. This drastically decreases cost per application and contributes to more cost-effective treatments.

Studies have shown that the bond strength of adhesive materials decreases over time as the solvent evaporates from the bottle. The VivaPen, on the other hand, delivers consistently high bond strength over time because it ‘locks in’ the material to ensure fresh material every time.

“If I need one drop, or four, it is as easy as pushing a button on the VivaPen,” explains Dr. Thomas Trinkner, who made the switch to the VivaPen®. “No more going back and forth to the well to get enough material to cover the prep and no more unused material left in the well. I love the reduced waste and the time saved.” Most clinicians don’t realize how much adhesive waste occurs in their practice from not using the entire amount of adhesive dispensed in the well.

About Ivoclar Vivadent

Ivoclar Vivadent is a global leader in innovative materials and processes for quality, esthetic dentistry. The company employs over 3000 people and operates in over 120 countries throughout the world.  Ivoclar Vivadent is headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein.  Its North American headquarters is based in Amherst, NY. For more information, call 1-800-533-6825 in the U.S., 1-800-263-8182 in Canada.

For further information, please contact:

John Isherwood

Tel.: 716-691-2233

Fax: 716-691-2254




BeeSure Naturals Earloop Face Mask

BeeSure’s new Naturals Face Masks are designed to deliver dentists and hygienists the highest level of infection protection and comfort.

Exclusively designed with up to more than 60% earth-friendly cellulose material layers, the BeeSure Naturals masks deliver an easy breathability, giving users a smooth non-irritating feeling. The masks exceed ASTM level 2 standard protection, with a BFE and PFE of greater than 98%. They are designed with cushioned ear loops for extra comfort. The Naturals masks also offer 15% more breathing volume with the exclusive Quad-Fold design in comparison to the conventional 3-ply pleated masks. They are latex-free, dye free, and fiberglass free, thus reducing exposure to potential harmful allergens. In addition to fulfilling the fundamental needs of clinicians, the BeeSure Naturals masks’ unique designs help make dental visits more enjoyable for patients. These masks are available in three colorful designs – Cloud (white), Canyon (red), Glacier (blue) – and come in boxes of 50 masks.

When selecting a mask, the decision is simple. BeeSure’s new Naturals Design Face Masks offer an excellent level of comfort without compromising protection. A touch of creativity adds some fun in the dental office to accommodate the needs of both clinicians and patients. What’s more, for every box of BeeSure product purchased, Ecobee will donate a portion of the proceeds towards environmental restoration. Like all BeeSure products, Naturals masks are quality, guilt-free product without the premium price tag. For more information visit:



MEISINGER’s Black Cobra Diamonds

MEISINGER’s Black Cobra Diamonds, coated with our exclusive CARBOCER coating, were developed with an integrated, guided cooling system to allow for the bulk reduction of enamel, while minimizing heat buildup through the diamond free channel. The black CARBOCAR coating allows for faster prep times and enhanced diamond life due to the properties of this unique innovation. This revolutionary coating provides a hard, wear-resistant, low-friction, fast and efficient cutting surface while increasing the life of the diamond. The Black Cobra Diamonds were developed with the primary focus of reducing the time and cost associated with crown preparation. For more information, call (866) 634-7464.



Introducing Butler® Prophyciency Prophy Angles – A smarter and more efficient way to clean & polish teeth

For more than 80 years, Sunstar Americas, Inc. has been providing high-quality oral-care products to consumers and dental professionals worldwide under the GUM®, Butler® and Guidor® brand names. At this year’s American Dental Association Annual Meeting, Sunstar Americas is launching the Butler® Prophyciency™ Prophy Angle with the ButlerBloom™ Contouring Cup, a patent-pending, revolutionary new prophy angle that is a smarter and more efficient way to clean and polish teeth. Butler® Prophyciency™ is the only prophy angle that cleans and polishes without using paste because it has polishing and stain removing agents incorporated into the cup. 

Prophyciency™ is a beautifully designed prophy angle with a flexible flower-shaped cup that easily contours to all tooth surfaces during the cleaning process - facial, lingual, interproximal and sub-gingival. It provides superior stain removal compared to the leading brand of prophy angle used with the leading brand of coarse prophy paste. The patent pending technology provides dental professionals with better visibility during cleaning because there is no prophy paste in the mouth. This innovative design virtually eliminates splatter, increases visibility and reduces the mess to clean up – creating an incredibly efficient process. All of this leads to a more satisfying cleaning and polishing experience for the patient.

In a recent product use test and survey, 71% of dental professionals that used Prophyciency™ felt that it would be beneficial to their polishing procedure and patient care.*

For more information, visit

*Data on file.




DENTSPLY Professional is pleased to introduce

Cavitron® FITGRIP™ Ultrasonic Inserts. 

For dental professionals seeking improved comfort and performance, Cavitron® inserts give you the confidence of an ergonomically designed grip.  The unique one-piece design of FITGRIP™ Ultrasonic Inserts allows the hygienist’s fingers to conform naturally to the grip, a large grip diameter decreases muscle load and pinch force, and a rippled texture and unique shape lessen the chance of slipping during a procedure.

FITGRIP™ Ultrasonic Inserts will be available in 9 of our most popular Cavitron® 30K inserts, including Focused Spray® slimLINE®, PowerLINE™, and THINsert®.  These Inserts offer customers a variety of preferred insert tips, such as the first thin insert, THINsert®, and our unique Focused Spray® slimLINE® 1000 triple bend with coined edge.

Dedicated to providing end-to-end solutions in dental hygiene, Cavitron® products continue to evolve to best serve clinicians and their patients.  For additional information, visit


Stacey Shick

1301 Smile Way

York, PA 17404




Cavitron® Plus & Cavitron® JET Plus Ultrasonic Scaler with Tap-On™ Technology

The Cavitron® Plus and JET Plus units with Tap-On™ Technology – redesigned with ergonomics and performance in mind. Tap-On™ Technology improves efficiency and is designed to reduce hygienist leg discomfort — A single tap activates or deactivates scaling or air polishing, allowing you to rest your foot during the procedure. No longer does the clinician need to keep a foot on the foot pedal when scaling.

  • Prophy mode auto cycles automatically alternate between air polish and rinse without a need to touch the foot pedal.
  • Additional power options include single-push turbo mode for up to 25% greater power and hands-free boost activation by pressing the pedal to the floor
  • Finer Water Control allows for precise and convenient adjustment of lavage on the handpiece.




The new Com-Fit Plush™ line of hypoallergenic facemasks is designed to keep dental staff as protected as they are comfortable. The product promises to set a new industry benchmark in comfort, while offering the proper protection for dental procedures.

Com-Fit Plush™ Masks are lined with an innovative inner material that feels silky soft on the skin and is hypoallergenic.  Along with gentle earloops and a patented curved nose band, they provide a perfectly pleasant fit to help encourage compliance. 

Com-Fit Plush™ Masks are offered in three levels of protection—each corresponding to ASTM levels 1 to 3—that offer the right protection for virtually any procedure:

CFP-1 – For procedures with light amounts of fluid, spray and/or aerosols.

CFP-2 – For procedures with low to moderate amounts of fluid, spray and/or aerosols.

CFP-3 – For procedures with moderate to heavy amounts of fluid, spray and/or aerosols.

For a free sample, go to or visit for more information.




Stoma Dental DOVE™ Disposable Oral Valve Evacuation

The Stoma Dental DOVE™ Disposable Oral Valve Evacuation system is a low-cost precision-designed and engineered intuitive, easy-to-use antimicrobial HVE and SE Valve-based evacuation system.

Now you can protect against transmission of microorganisms and infection and reduce the possibility of contact with potentially harmful material.  With the DOVE™ there is no need for repeated sterilization or autoclaving, and you will avoid the resultant wear-and-tear and compromised performance inherent in reprocessing metal and O-ring parts through constant disassembly, sterilization, lubrication and reassembly.  In addition, you will have no need to invest in a high-cost inventory of valves.

Stoma Dental DOVE™ devices are simple and intuitive.  The tapered elongated extension end of the DOVE™ SE and the DOVE™ HVE pressure-fits into the standard tailpiece vacuum hose connectors. The valves are operated by manipulating a thumb-activated switch.  The DOVE™ SE and the DOVE™ HVE come fully-assembled.  Snap the DOVE™ tailcap out, snap the DOVE™ into the tailpiece connector, and attach a suction tip and the system is ready for use.

Stoma Dental is a St. Louis-based company whose mission is to develop and market easy to use disposable anti-infection devices for use in the dental operatory.  The DOVE™ line of HVE and SE valves and tailpieces represent the first products launched by the company, with others expected beginning later in 2014. 

Stoma Dental is dedicated to developing and bringing to market cost-effective disposables for patient safety.  We welcome your queries through our website at or by phone at 855-800-3683 (DOVE). 




DryShield offers a unique, triple-threat combination of controlled isolation, retraction and aspiration of the oral environment, so dental professionals can focus on what they do best --- providing high-quality dentistry and patient satisfaction.

DryShield boasts the groundbreaking, U.S. and worldwide patent-pending, AUTOCLAVABLE mouthpiece. DryShield mouthpieces are made of a distinctively soft, flexible silicone material designed for maximum comfort. They come in four different sizes to accommodate every patient, including children. In addition, DryShield features interchangeable bite blocks available in multiple sizes to facilitate access and maximize patient comfort.

Installing the portable DryShield is quick and easy, transporting a dental office into the future in seconds.  Whether the user is the owner of a practice, an associate, a dental hygienist or a dental assistant, DryShield is designed to take every professional to the next level in practicing dentistry.

With the powerful DryShield, users are able to reduce procedure time, schedule more patients in a day, and do more dental procedures in a single appointment.

DryShield promotes a relaxed and stress-free work environment. With the revolutionary DryShield, every dental professional is on their way to practicing dentistry like never before!

For more information about DryShield, call 1-888-DRY-0300 or visit




EndoUltra is the first cordless, compact, battery operated piezo ultrasonic (40kHz) irrigant activation device. Only EndoUltra is capable of producing acoustic streaming and cavitation in small canal spaces, resulting in significantly improved debridement, disruption of biofilm, improved penetration of irrigants into dentinal tubules, and the removal of vapor lock. Resulting in significantly improved outcome. For more information visit



E|LineTM Water Quality Check Kit

Take charge of your office water today.

Easy to use, in-house testing

Easy to read, clear results in just 24 hours

With E|Line™ Water Quality Check Kit, you can rest assured that your efforts to clean/disinfect your waterlines literally shows. Biofilm and Bacteria Test Vials indicate via colour change whether or not your water contains a bacteria count greater than 200 cfu/mL (as recommended by the American Dental Association). Conveniently test on site with a 37°C dry block incubator. Knowing your staff and patients are not at risk in your office has never been easier and safer.

Water quality testing requires two different types of vials:

  • Biofilm Test Vials (Pink Cap): These test for the presence of Pseudomonas spp, which is an indicator of biofilm within your dental waterline system. The test is based on the limit of 200 cfu/mL. 
  • Bacteria Test Vials (Yellow Cap): These test for the presence of E. Coli, Staphylococcus Aureus and Salmonella Typhi. The test is based on the limit of 200 cfu/mL.

Each E|Line™ Water Quality Check Kit consists of 1 Test Vial Set + 1 Record Log to track your results. Each Test Vial Set includes 12 vials: 6 x [2 mL Biofilm Test Vials] + 6 x [2 mL Bacteria Test Vials]

Assurance what you are doing actually works!

Germiphene Corporation | Brantford ON Canada
For more information call 1.800.265.9931 or visit



Garrison Dental Solutions Introduces eZr™ Intra-oral Adjusting & Polishing System for Zirconia and Lithium Disilicate

An all-new polishing system that enables clinicians to easily adjust and polish zirconia and lithium disilicate reducing the possibility of chipping and microfracturing.

SPRING LAKE, Michigan. – (May 19, 2014) – The eZr™ Polishing System from Garrison provides a processing solution that not only produces a high gloss finish on zirconia, but has also been shown to increase its physical stability through polishing.  Highly polished, stable zirconia surfaces are now attainable.

eZr™ is a three-step diamond polishing system including grinders and polishers for adjusting and correcting chairside restorations such as inlays, onlays, veneers and crowns.  The kit includes multiple shapes (point, cup and disc) with 2 coarse grinders for adjusting, 3 medium grit polishers for smoothing and pre-polishing, and 3 fine grit polishers for high gloss polishing.  There are refills available for each. 

The coarse grinders achieve a high material removal rate, while allowing heat dissipation from the processed material.  This can be of great significance as the unique material characteristics of zirconia require specific processing tools.  The eZr grinders use cool grinding to avoid heat development and consequential micro-crack development.

The correct processing of zirconia has been a controversial issue for a long time, due to the risk of microfracturing.  Finishing with the appropriate instruments is now possible and produces long term stability of the restoration.  The polishers have a long life and, in combination with a high material removal rate, allow for an economic and fast processing system to get to glossy in seconds, without polishing paste.

For more information about the eZr™ Adjusting & Polishing System, call 1-888-437-0032 or visit

About Garrison Dental Solutions

Garrison Dental Solutions, established in 1996, is a privately held company specializing in the design, development and manufacturing of product solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of dentistry.  The Company is the industry leader in sectional matrix systems and its products are sold globally.  Please visit for more information.


Garrison Dental Solutions, LLC

Janet McGettigan – Marketing Programs Manager

Tel:         1-888-437-0032





mirror magic™ Anti-fog System

The mirror magic™ Anti-fog System prevents fogging on mouth mirrors and provides the practitioner a quick method for debris removal. A disposable, self-adhesive Swipe Pad sticks to the back of a gloved hand or patient bib for efficient performance. The anti-fog solution is applied to the Swipe Pad and the mouth mirror is gently swiped prior to the start of the procedure. This anti-fog system requires only a small amount of solution for each procedure and the economic size allows the Swipe Pads and solution to be easily stored.

For more info


Zirc Company





Keystone Industries’ NiteBite® truly helps bruxing patients

More than 50 million people (1 in 6) in the U.S. have symptoms of bruxing, however, they are rarely ever given an effective treatment. That’s why Keystone Industries’s NiteBite® is a truly innovative device that easily and effectively treats grinding, clenching, pain, headaches, and jaw joint syndrome (TMD or TMJ).

NiteBite’s special design and thin construction within the freeway space stops people from clenching and grinding their teeth. NiteBite can stop symptoms such as headaches and tooth and jaw pain, as well. This proprietary, patented and FDA-cleared device is the first biteguard that functions within the patient's “Freeway Space” – the distance between the physiological rest position and the first point of contact of the upper and lower teeth. NiteBite uses the jaw's natural proprioceptive response to trigger the jaw-opening reflex. As the lower teeth approach contact with the NiteBite, the jaw-opening reflex returns the lower jaw to the physiological rest position where no teeth touch each other or the NiteBite. The muscles relax andNiteBite  effectively relieves jaw, head and neck pain, and associated symptoms of TMJ disorder. 

Not only does the device work physiologically and simply, but it’s also easy to mold to the patient’s bite. In less than 5 minutes, a dentist or hygienist can heat the device and shape it to the patient’s front teeth. Then the patient is ready to go home with their new NiteBite. It’s that simple!




ACTEON North America introduces the PURE NEWTRON line of piezo-ultrasonic scalers which includes Newtron P5XS, Newtron P5 and Newtron Booster. The PURE NEWTRON piezo-ultrasonic scalers and the NEWTRON SLIM B.LED handpieces are the latest addition to the SATELEC ultrasonic line. The completely redesigned devices will charm you with their elegance and ergonomics. The new glowing color power dial makes power selection simple and reduces the risk of tip breakage. The refined curves of the handpiece enhance its handling and the bright LED’s increase visibility in posterior areas. The devices also meet hygiene requirements with flat, smooth surfaces and detachable buttons which make cleaning easy. Compatible with over 80 tips, each PURE NEWTRON device can perform the most applications such as scaling, periodontics, endodontics, and restorative procedures. If you would like a free trial or to learn more about the PURE NEWTRON range, you are invited to visit the website or call (800) 289-6367.




MEISINGER introduces a large range of diamond instruments for single-patient use. MEISINGER “Singles” are individually packaged and sterilized for immediate use so the time-consuming sterilization before use is no longer required. The synthetic diamond grain provides efficient and precise ablation, allowing for excellent working results. Each instrument is color-coded, allowing for a quick visual for using the proper grain size. MEISINGER “Singles” are sold in a box containing 25 individually sterile packed burs, allowing for easy dispensing. Contact Meisinger USA Customer Service at (303) 268-5400 for additional information or to order yours today!



Soft Grip & Double-sided Neon Assorted Packs

Zirc would like to introduce New Neon Assorted Packs for both the Soft Grip One-piece mouth mirror and Double-sided mirror head. Both styles feature the unique lens technology of the Crystal HD® mouth mirror which provides a 40 percent brighter image compared to the industry standard Rhodium lens. The lens helps to prevent eye strain and stress by displaying clear, shadow free images. In addition, this mirror line offers lightweight and hand-friendly handle designs providing comfort and dexterity. Zirc’s Crystal HD® Mirror Line is available in stainless steel heads and plastic mirror options which are made of high-quality, autoclavable materials.

For more info


Zirc Company