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April 1, 2011
The CAO Group recently introduced Sheer FluorX Fluoride Treatment Film, which is easily applied ...
CAO develops fluoride treatment film

The CAO Group recently introduced Sheer FluorX Fluoride Treatment Film, which is easily applied and eliminates the bulky fluoride trays that often cause gagging by patients. SheerFluorX molds tightly to the teeth to ensure complete contact of Sheer FluorX's 5% acidulated sodium fluoride, enabling rapid uptake and preventing washout of the Sheer FluorX gel and leakage down a patient's throat. Sheer FluorX film does not trigger a gag reflex. The initial treatment is placed in-office, and the remaining Sheer FluorX Patient Treatment Kit is dispensed to the patient for home care. Each patient treatment kit provides 24 FluorX films.

Visit or call (877) 236-4408

DVA introduces one-step polishing pellets

Dental Ventures of America, Inc. recently introduced two products for the one-step polishing of both ceramic and composite restorations. The formulas of the abrasive polishing pastes – Ceramo-Dotz ceramic polish and Compo-Dotz composite polish – are supplied in single-use pellets. The unused portion of a pellet is discarded to simplify the prevention of cross-contamination. This polishing compound is water-soluble and packaged in jars containing 60 individual application "dotz." Each jar is accompanied by three mini-polishing wheels for convenient use on a contra-angle handpiece.

Call (800) 228-6696

Dental hygienists create board game

Two Nevada dental hygienists created Pass It!, which incorporates over 1,000 dental hygiene questions into a fun board game that will prepare any dental hygiene student for the board exams. Pass It! can be played in groups of two to four players. The information on the question cards are all culled from textbooks, board exam material, and hygienists' personal experience, and represent the most relevant information for board exam test-takers. Pass It! has been reviewed by the directors of dental hygiene schools across the country.


Crown Seating produces Virtu stool

Crown Seating recently introduced the Virtu C120D mesh dental stool. The Virtu stool's mesh seat and back allow breathability, and the Active-Tilt seat plate mechanism allows the seat to move with users as they move back and forth. The convex shape of the backrest fits into any user's lower back curve for support.

Contact (800) 417-4122 or visit

Discus Dental unveils SL3 laser

Discus Dental recently announced SL3, a desktop diode laser that offers disposable fiber-tips that eliminate the need to strip and score fiber before each use; cordless mobility between operatories; a wireless foot pedal for laser activation; and LCD touch screen interface with 18 general dentistry and orthodontic presettings and multiple high-end features at an entry-level price. An eight-CE credit, laser certification course is offered at no additional cost.

Contact (800) 422-9448 or visit

Evolve develops technology supporting its whitening system

Evolve Dental Technologies, Inc., recently introduced its Dual Accelerated, Tri-Barrel Hydremide Peroxide technology. Evolve Dental Technologies refrigerates its full line of whitening products from manufacturing until received by dental offices. The technology provides fully water-based gels with a neutral pH, yet still provide a long shelf life (18 to 24 months). Evolve Dental Technologies offers discounted start-up kits for the KöR system.

Contact (866) 763-7753 or visit

Aurelia introduces nitrile exam gloves

Aurelia recently introduced Transform and Perform nitrile exam gloves. Both are packaged with 200 pieces of gloves per box.

Contact (877) 287-3542 or visit

Microflex introduces Xceed nitrile gloves

Microflex Corp.recently launched Xceed nitrile disposable examination gloves.Xceed mimics the soft fit, feel and tactile sensitivity of disposable natural rubber latex gloves while delivering up to 90% greater tensile strength than leading natural rubber latex gloves. Xceed is packaged at 250 gloves per box (2,500 gloves per case).


Patterson updates CAESY DVD

Patterson Dental Supply, Inc. recently introduced CAESY 10 DVD, an update to its patient education software program. Dental professionals will find 61 new and updated presentations explaining diagnoses, procedures, alternatives, and post-op instructions to patients.

Contact (800) 294-8504 or visit

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