Product Awards

THE DENTAL ADVISOR is proud to present this year's Top Product and Preferred Product Awards. THE DENTAL ADVISOR awards are one of the most respected awards created to recognize quality products and equipment, taking into account clinical and evidence-based research to honor the best.

Direct Restorative Materials

Indirect Restorative Materials

Products for the Hygienist

Products for the Dental Assistant

Disposable Products

Infection Control Products

Long Term Performers

Oral Surgery Products

Miscellaneous Awards

Direct Restorative

Top Topical Anesthetic

Cetacaine Topical Anesthetic Liquid (Cetylite Industries, Inc.)

Top Anesthetic Accessory

Onset (Onpharma Inc.)

Top Needle

Septoject Evolution (Septodont)

Top Bur- Diamond

NeoDiamond (Microcopy)

Top Bur - Carbide

NeoBurr (Microcopy)

Top 6th-Generation Bonding Agent, Type 1

Clearfil SE Protect (Kuraray America, Inc.)

Top 6th-Generation Bonding Agent, Type 2

ACE ALL BOND SE (Bisco Dental Products)

Top 7th-Generation Bonding Agent

G-Aenial Bond (GC America, Inc.)

Top 7th-Generation Bonding Agent, DC

Futurabond DC (VOCO)

Top Universal Bonding Agent

3M ESPE Scotchbond Universal Adhesive (3M ESPE)

Top Bioactive Product

ACTIVA BioACTIVE (Pulpdent Corporation)

Top Bite Registration

Futar Fast Bite (Kettenbach LP)

Top Composite- Bulkfill, Base

x-tra base (VOCO)

Top Composite - Bulkfill, Restorative

Tetric EvoCeram Buld Fill (Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc)

Top Composite - Flowable, Low Viscosity

ESTELITE FLOW QUICK (Tokuyama Dental America, Inc.)

Top Composite - Universal-Multilayer

3M ESPE Filtek Supreme Ultra (3M ESPE)

Top Composite Finishing Polishing - One Step

Gazelle Nano Composite Polishers (Microcopy)

Top Tofflemire Type Matrix Band

PinkBand (PinkBand Dental Solutions, Inc.)


Hygienist's Choice

Cavitron Focused Spray slimLINE 1000 FITGRIP Ultrasonic Insert (DENTSPLY Professional)

Top Desensitizer

TEETHMATE (Kuraray America Inc.)

Top Prophy Angle

2Pro Total Access Disposable Prophy Angle (Premier Dental Products Co.)


Top Pediatric Product

Zooby Prophy Angles and Zooby Prophy Paste (Denticator)

Miscellaneous Awards

Top Air Abrasion

Etchmaster (Groman, Inc.)

Best Value Equipment

STERLING High Speed Fiber Optic Handpiece (Benco Dental Company)

Best Value LED Headlamp

Featherlight LED (Ultralight)

Top Denture Reline Material

Sofreliner Tough S (Tokuyama Dental America, Inc.)

Top Endodontic Access Bur

Munce Discovery (CJM Engineering)

Top Green Product

BioPure (Bio-Pure Products, Inc.)

Top Innovative Equipment

Objet Eden 360V (Stratasys)

Top Laboratory Product

Perfect Polish Diamond Compound (American Dental Supply, Inc.)

Top Lab Handpiece

LabPro (Dental EZ)

Top LED Overhead Light

A-dec LED (A-dec)

Top Occlusal Analysis System

T-Scan System (Tekscan)

Top Oral Cancer Screening Device

Oral ID (Oral ID)

Top Patient Product

Cinema PROMED System (Total 3D Solutions)

Top Phosphor Storage Plates

ScanX Classic (Air Techniques)

Top Smile Simulation Software

SNAP Cosmetic Simulation Software (Snap Imaging Systems)

Top Splinting Material

Dentapreg SFM (Dentalpreg America, Inc.)

Top Team Training Program

ALL-IN-ONE FEDERAL OSHA/GHS/HIPAA Compliance Package (Dental Enhancements)

Indirect Restorative

Top Bite Registration

Futar Fast Bite Registration Material (Kettenbach LP)

Top Hemostatic Agent

ViscoStat (Ultradent Products, Inc.)

Top Provisional - Long Term

3M ESPE Protemp Plus Temporization Material (3M ESPE)

Top Provisional - Universal

Perfectemp10 (Den-Mat Holdings, LLC)

Top Cement - Temporary, Non-Eugenol

3M ESPE RelyX Temp NE Zinc Oxide Non-Eugenol Temporary Cement (3M ESPE)

Top Cement - Esthetic Resin

Variolink Veneer (Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.)

Top Cement - RMGI

GC FujiCem 2 Automix (GC America, Inc.)

Top Composite Core Material

Rebilda DC (VOCO)

Top Fiber Post

Parapost Taper Lux (Coltene/Whaledent, Inc.)

Top Crown & Bridge Remover

WAMKey (Golden Dental Solutions)

Top Ceramic Primer

Monobond Plus (Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.)


Top Alginate

imprESSIX Color Change (DENTSPLY Raintree Essix Glenroe)


Top Gauze

UltraPure Non-Woven Sponges (Crosstex)

Top Isolation and Evacuation Device

Dry Shield (DryShield)

Top HVE Tip

Safe-Vac (Safe-Vac LLC)

Top Saliva Ejector

Safe-Flo Saliva Ejectors (RJC Products)

Infection Control

Top Disposable Eyewear

TIDIShield Assemble 'n Go (TIDI Products)

Top Glove - Latex

Cyntek Powder-Free Latex Gloves (Cranberry USA)

Top Glove - Nitrile

Ultraform Powder Free Nitrile Examination Gloves  (Microflex)

Top Hand Care

Hand Essentials Skin Repair Cream (HuFriedy Mfg. Co.)

Long-Term Performers

Top Long Term Performer - Cement

3M ESPE RelyX Unicem Self-Adhesive Cement/RelyX Unicem 2 Automix Self-Adhesive Resin Cement (3M ESPE)

Top Long Term Performer - Ceramic

IPS e.max (Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc)

Top Long Term Performer - Composite

Tetric EvoCeram (Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.)


Top Implant Cement

implantlink semi (Preat Corporation)

Top Implant Attachment Pick Up Material

Quick-Up (VOCO)

Oral Surgery

Top Resorbable Membrane

Guidor matrix barrier (Sunstar Americas, Inc.)

Top Oral Surgery Instrument

Luxator (Directa Dental)