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May 2015 Product Spotlights

Product Spotlights 

May 2015





Chattem ACT – Plaque is the #1 problem seen by dental professionals.1 That’s why we’re fighting it with NEW ACT® Advanced Care™ Plaque Guard™. It kills the bacteria that can cause plaque, gingivitis and bad breath, and provides patients with 12 hours of protection.

 1. Attitude Measurement Corporation, 4Q 2013.


Colgate – New Colgate® Enamel Health™ transforms enamel from rough and weakened to smooth and strong. Replenishes natural calcium and phosphate back into weakened enamel to fill in rough spots. Gently polishes the tooth surface so it’s smoother and bacteria are less likely to stick.





Cranberry – The Repel 4-Ply Face Masks features Cranberry’s exclusive Quad-Fold® design which offer 15% more breathing volume. Its revolutionary CoolSilk® lint-free inner layer provides a cool and long lasting soft feeling without irritation. Repel is rated with ASTM Level 3 protection and available in three designs including with anti-fog and with shield.



Crosstex – Crosstex DentaPure is rocket science for dental unit waterlines; its technology was developed for NASA to ensure water consumed in space is free of bacteria, viruses and any other harmful organisms. EPA registered as antimicrobial, DentaPure meets and exceeds ADA water quality standards. The simple-to-use and easy-to-install cartridge is a complete system that is easily installed on any dental unit and last for 365 days.





DENTSPLY Professional – DENTSPLY Professional is excited to introduce Cavitron® FITGRIP™ Ultrasonic Inserts. Ergonomically designed with clinician’s fingers in mind, the hygienist’s grip naturally conforms to the insert’s unique one piece design. FITGRIP™ will be available in 9 of our most popular 30K Cavitron® insert tip shapes, Focused Spray® slimLINE®, PowerLINE™, and THINsert®.



DENTSPLY Professional – NUPRO® White Varnish features a unique formulation with rapid fluoride release for hypersensitivity relief. It may be applied to a wet tooth and is formulated to minimize clumping, with no dripping or stringing. NUPRO White Varnish spreads easily on teeth to leave a uniform layer and sets to a clear finish. Try our two new flavors: Mint and Bubblegum!





DENTSPLY Rinn – The #1 selling universal autoclavable sensor holder in the USA is just one of many products from DENTSPLY Rinn that allow you to achieve precise radiographic imaging with every shot. The universal design stretches to fit any size and any brand sensor while the silicone-cushioned edges help provide patient comfort . XCP-DS FIT can be used alone or with XCP-ORA® and XCP® arms and rings.


GlaxoSmithKline – ProNamel® – ProNamel® toothpaste has an optimized fluoride formulation to protect against the effects of acid erosion. ProNamel® delivers more available fluoride deeper into the enamel surface than many other fluoride toothpastes to help strengthen your patients’ demineralized enamel.1 ProNamel® has a neutral pH, low abrasivity and is SLS free.

1. Edwards MI et al. Correlation of Enamel Surface Rehardening and Fluoride Uptake – DSIMS imaging.

Presented at IADR, September 2006.




Hu-Friedy – Hu-Friedy has continually raised the bar by creating clinicians’ favorite hygiene instruments for more than 100 years. Trust us to provide a disposable prophy angle that delivers effective, comfortable polishing and stain removal treatments with the quality you expect from Hu-Friedy.






Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products – LISTERINE® TOTAL CARE Anticavity Mouthwash is an anticavity mouthwash designed to help protect teeth against cavities beyond brushing alone. LISTERINE® TOTAL CARE Anticavity Mouthwash provides up to 7x more fluoride uptake vs. Act®*† and makes teeth 50% stronger than with fluoride toothpaste alone*‡.

*Data on file, McNEIL-PPC, Inc. 2015 † Compared to Act® Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Rinse, Act® Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Rinse-Alcohol Free, Act® Total Care Anticavity Fluoride Mouthwash, Act® Restoring™ Anticavity Mouthwash, and Act® Anticavity Kids Fluoride Rinse in a laboratory study. ‡Compared to Crest® fluoride toothpaste and rinsing with water in a laboratory study.






Kerr TotalCare – Kerr TotalCare has announced its new offerings from the popular PerfectPearl line. In addition to the exceptional interproximal access provided by the contra angle, the lip of the latex-free cup delivers a nice flare for optimal subgingival cleaning. The spiral grooves on the inside of the patented cup design holds the prophy paste and pushes it towards the tooth as the prophy angle rotates, reducing splatter. The comprehensive line of 12 additional new SKUs now includes disposable prophy angles in a sleek Midnight Series and an updated Classic Series, as well as a new brush.



Microcopy – Neodrys absorb, protect and reflect, assisting in providing the best patient care. No messy leaks or loose fibers left behind. It is the dental professional’s best friend. For the ultimate parotid control for up to 15 minutes, click for this special offer. (Expires 7/15/2015).





Preventech – Our new clear formula Vella 5% sodium fluoride varnish with xylitol offers improved esthetics and smooth and easy application in four great-tasting flavors. When your varnish application looks better, feels better in the mouth and tastes great, it’s sure to improve patient compliance. Plus it’s n-Hexane free!



Premier – Enamelon® Preventive Treatment Gel is a new solution for preventive home-care, a safe and effective alternative to both 5000 ppm fluoride toothpastes and remineralizing pastes. Enamelon prevents caries and gingivitis, treats sensitivity and provides a patented saliva-soluble coating that moisturizes and provides oral relief.





Procter & Gamble – Introducing breakthrough technology that’s uniquely designed to deliver immediate sensitivity relief right where patients need it. Extended contact locks in long-lasting protection.* Just 1 strip, applied for 10 minutes, can give patients up to 1 month of protection* against dentinal sensitivity.



Palmero – Palmero Presents Wrap-Around Laser Eyewear:

• Polycarbonate filter lens

• Optical Density >5+

• From 800 to 980nm

• Visible light transmission up to 68%

• Meets ANSI Z87-1 AND Z136.1 Standard for laser protection

• Wrap around design ensures that your eyes are protected. Comes with case and lanyard.

For more information contact Palmero Health Care at 800-344-6424.





Sunstar Americas – The revolutionary Butler® Prophyciency™ Prophy Angle with ButlerBloom™ Contouring Cup features built-in polishing and stain removing agents so no prophy paste is required. This results in superior stain removal compared to using the leading brands of prophy cup and coarse prophy paste. 



VOCO America – Remin Pro® is a dental cream that offers Triple the Protection with hydroxyapatite (calcium & phosphate), fluoride and Xylitol. Together they protect against demineralization and erosion, restore the mineral balance, strengthen the tooth, prevent sensitivity and offer the patient a great taste and feel. Available in three great flavors: strawberry, mint and melon.


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