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.
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.
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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.
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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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