Forward Science Technologies recently launched CytID, a liquid-based cytology method for sampling tissue highlighted by OralID. CytID is a cytology product targeting oral cancer screening that can also facilitate HPV testing of suspicious samples. Collecting a cytology sample with CytID is less painful for the patient. The company also manufacturers OralID, a fluorescence-based screening device that highlights oral mucosal abnormalities including cancerous and dysplastic lesions.
Procter & Gamble recently introduced Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit, the latest innovative addition to the Crest 3D White White-strips family. Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit will allow consumers the chance to achieve a brilliant white smile for special occasions. The FlexFit technology allows the Whitestrips to stretch around the smile for better coverage and easier application.
Tess Oral Health recently introduced its Toothbrush Explorer, which is a typical children's toothbrush, but with an explorer tip hidden in the bristles. This innovative tool allows dentists to complete a thorough exam without alarming very young or special care patients who might be frightened by the usual mirror or explorer. The Toothbrush Explorer was designed and patented by a pediatric dentist for those with special care needs including young, autistic, Downs syndrome, cerebral palsy, and geriatric patients.
Hu-Friedy recently launched its new surgical and restorative EverEdge instrument collection featuring 17 restorative and eight surgical instruments. The EverEdge technology provides a superior cutting edge for increased clinician and patient comfort. With ergonomic, lightweight, and diamond knurled handles, the collection provides reduced hand fatigue and increased tactile grip and control.
Elevate Oral Care recently introduced FluoriMax, a fluoride varnish containing 2.5% sodium fluoride. FluoriMax varnish uses its fluoride more efficiently, allowing it to contain a lower total fluoride concentration while exhibiting superior fluoride uptake into the enamel. The all-in-one FluoriMax dispenser and brush simplifies mixing, and clinicians do not have to "leave the mouth" during application. Patients appreciate the thin, non-tacky coating.
Visit elevateoralcare.com or call (877) 866-9113
Water Pik recently announced its Waterpik Aquarius Professional Water Flosser. The Aquarius features a compact design, on/off water control on the handle, an LED information panel, and seven water flosser tips. New pulse-modulation technology provides plaque removal in Floss Mode, and gingival stimulation and improved circulation in Hydro-Pulse Massage Mode. A one-minute timer with 30-second pacer encourages water flossing in all areas.
Preventech recently announced the PivotNL Contra Disposable Prophy Angle, which offers the ergonomic, cleaning, and comfort benefits of a 15-degree contra bend with the higher performance of the PivotNL cup. The PivotNL Contra is available with a firm cup or soft cup. The PivotNL Contra is available at the same price as the Pivot disposable prophy angle.
Call (800) 474-8681
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Ivoclar Vivadent recently announced Virtual XD, an advanced system of VPS impression materials. The system features new "Extra-Definition" wash materials, resulting in more accurate and better fitting restorations, minimizing the need for retakes. New benefits include optimized flow characteristics for deeper penetration into the sulcus and improved coverage of the preparation; advanced wetting ability for precise detail reproduction of both soft and hard tissue; and higher tear strength to maintain the integrity of margins and fine detail upon removal of the impression.
Call (800) 533-6825
Nu Radiance recently introduced Nu Shield Clear 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish, which applies white and dries clear. The fluoride varnish covers evenly, sets rapidly in the presence of saliva, and adheres well to applied areas, providing excellent contact time. The varnish has a mild bubble gum flavoring.
Call (866) 899-3207
Hu-Friedy recently announced its high definition (HD) diagnostic mirrors. HD mirrors provide an enhanced view of the intraoral cavity. Featuring a proprietary coating, Hu-Friedy's HD mirrors have a 113% reflection factor and are 38.5% brighter than standard rhodium-coated dental mirrors. The HD mirrors are also scratch-resistant. The new mirrors are available in standard mirror sizes (#3, 4 and 5) in single and double sided options.
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