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Debonding Clarity ADVANCED brackets off the archwire
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 3/13/12
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It is recommended to debond Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets on the archwire. However, single brackets may be debonded off the archwire. The Unitek™ Self-Ligating Bracket Debonding Instrument (REF 804-170) is recommended for debonding Clarity ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets, both on- and off the archwire, since it is specifically designed to maximize the ease of debonding. To debond, position the instrument over the bracket, firmly squeeze the bracket mesial-distal, to utilize the proprietary vertical stress concentrator, and gently rock the instrument back and forth, until the bracket is off the tooth.


Debonding Clarity ADVANCED brackets on the archwire
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 3/13/12
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It is recommended to debond Clarity™ ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets on the archwire. However, single brackets may be debonded off the archwire. The Unitek™ Self-Ligating Bracket Debonding Instrument (REF 804-170) is recommended for debonding Clarity ADVANCED Ceramic Brackets, both on- and off the archwire, since it is specifically designed to maximize the ease of debonding. To debond, position the instrument over the bracket, firmly squeeze the bracket mesial-distal, to utilize the proprietary vertical stress concentrator, and gently rock the instrument back and forth, until the bracket is off the tooth.


GuttaFlow®2
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 3/8/12
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When it comes to filling a root canal—a tight 3-dimensional seal is essential to achieving long-term clinical success. Coltene now introduces GuttaFlow®2, which offers all the benefits of the original GuttaFlow® in a convenient syringe delivery system, plus the added advantage of easier drilling for post preparation and retreatment.


Miele G 7881 Washer-Disinfector
Sponsor: Miele
Released: 3/6/12
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This module will introduce you to the Miele G 7881 Washer-Disinfector, a major advancement in machine-based washing and disinfection technology. It will demonstrate how accepted instrument-cleansing protocol is sometimes not enough to prevent cross-contamination.


ErgoEZ™ Laboratory Bench
Sponsor: DentalEZ®
Released: 2/14/12
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DentalEZ® and NevinLabs™ proudly introduce the new ErgoEZ™, an innovative laboratory bench designed to conform to the personal requirements of each individual lab technician.


Aquasil Ultra Product Training
Sponsor: Dentsply Sirona
Released: 1/27/12
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This module will tell you more about Aquasil Ultra—and you’ll soon see why it’s the most popular impression material on the market.


Flexitime® VPS Impression Solutions
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 1/26/12
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This module will highlight the features and benefits of Flexitime® VPS Impression Solutions, and show how this innovative and versatile impression material system allows dentists to capture precise detail for an accurate marginal fit—every time.


Moist SURE™ Hand Hygiene Products
Sponsor: Sultan Healthcare
Released: 1/23/12
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This module will introduce you to Moist SURE™ products and show how they enable dentists, hygienists and office staff to enjoy professional-level protection without the irritating side effects of frequent hand washing.


SonicFill™
Sponsor: Kerr Restorative
Released: 12/27/11
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SonicFill™ enables clinicians to perform posterior restorations with an easy-to-use, single-step, bulk fill technology that requires no additional capping layer. This module will introduce you to SonicFill™ and show how its innovative sonic activation delivery system lets you go from placement to polish in less than three minutes—on cavities up to 5 mm in depth.


FlashTips™
Sponsor: Sultan Healthcare
Released: 12/19/11
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Introducing new FlashTips™ Disposable Air/Water Syringe Tips, a single-use air/water syringe tip that helps eliminate the risks of cross-contamination associated with traditional metal tips.


Self Retaining Slot: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Ligature director, mirror Ligature Material: None When to use it: Use with .014 or smaller Niti wires to resolve crowding on lower anteriors. Technique: Place wire behind the incisal tie wings and use ligature director to engage.


Reverse Double Overtie (German Overtie): Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Hemostat/Mosquito pliers and ligature director with a small head Ligature material: Sections of four modules of powerchain (not too thick; can use Rocky Mountain or Ormco) When to use it: Use the reverse double overtie when you need maximum seating force on the wire. Technique: Ligature is placed around the hook and the behind the occlusal wing before placing the wire. In contrast to a normal double overtie, the free modules are oriented to the occlusal. To overtie, seat the wire in the slot with a ligature director, stretch the elastic with the hemostat/mosquito pliers over the wire and fix the first module under the hook, using the ligature director to direct the powerchain. To remove the reverse double overtie, use a short dental explorer to pull the ligature from under the hook and remove.


Normal Elastic Tie: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Hemostat/Mosquito pliers and ligature director with a small head (optional) Ligature material: Conventional o-ring When to use it: When alignment is almost normal. This ligature will not provide tip control when used with the vertical slot. Technique: Place o-ring behind the occlusal tie wing and over the gingival hook. When ligating lower anterior brackets, it is important to go occlusal to gingival when placing regular o-rings.


Reverse Double Overtie with Steel Ligature (German Overtie with Steel Ligature): Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Needle nose hemostat and ligature director with a small head Ligature material: Thin steel ligature 0.008” diameter and two inches in length When to use it: Use this tie to prevent tipping when you are retracting canines or doing en-masse retraction. For maximum control, the wire needs to be guided close to the bracket body. Technique: Make a u-shape under the hook on both sides of the bracket body going under the wire. Take one side, go over the wire and under the hook and close it on the opposite side by twisting. Push the sides of the steel ligature as close to the bracket body as possible and tighten to maximize the seating force.


Chicane Elastics: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Hemostat/Mosquito pliers and ligature director Ligature material: Multiple modules of clear powerchain When to use it: To derotate and close spaces. The term “chicane” refers to an elastic that is placed on both the buccal and lingual sides of the teeth. It is a very helpful technique for simultaneously derotating teeth and closing space or derotating multiple teeth. The chicane is very versatile and can be used in a number of different clinical situations.


Lasso Elastic (Conventional Lasso): Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Hemostat/Mosquito pliers with a thin head, cotton pliers, ligature director with a small head Ligature material: Clear powerchain When to use it: Derotation Technique: Detrotate teeth by wrapping clear powerchain around the tooth, attaching to the wire and bracket hook.


Lasso Elastic (O Lasso): Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Hemostat/Mosquito pliers and ligature director Ligature material: Clear powerchain When to use it: When it is not possible to ligate a tooth but it needs to be brought closer to the wire. Technique: Make a normal tie on the wire using the first module of the chain and then is stretch the second module around the crown of the tooth. The technique is especially helpful when the crowding is so severe that the bracket could not be bonded to the tooth.


Powerchain Placement: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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The wings of Incognito brackets are large enough to accommodate both overties and powerchain. Powerchain is easily placed over the existing ties. Recommended powerchain is Rocky Mountain because it is thinner and easier to place on Incognito brackets.


Power Tie: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Unitek
Released: 11/17/11
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Tools: Hemostat/Mosquito pliers, ligature director, short explorer Ligature material: Four modules of RMO gray powerchain When to use it: For angulation and torque control of the anterior teeth when using a ribbonwise archwire with a vertical insertion. The power tie can be used to correct torque and angulation problems with both full sized and under sized wires. Technique: Remove old elastic and bring the last module of the four modules around the bracket body. It is not necessary to remove the wire to do this. Start to make a reverse double overtie and stretch the elastic as much as possible using a hemostat. Bring both parts of the open module around the side to which the tooth is tipped and go under the hook with both sides. When correcting a torque problem is does not matter which side of the tie wing you go around. Take the short probe and catch the first module. Place the tip of the probe on the occlusal tie wing. Slide the elastic behind the tie wing.


Integrity® Multi•Cure Temporary Crown and Bridge Material
Sponsor: Dentsply Sirona
Released: 11/15/11
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This module will show how Integrity® Multi•Cure Temporary Crown and Bridge Material—with its dual-cure capabilities—allows clinicians to create stronger esthetic provisionals up to 30% faster.


Quick Up from VOCO
Sponsor: VOCO America
Released: 11/15/11
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Quick Up is an innovative and complete system that provides you with all the materials you need to quickly, easily and effectively attach corresponding attachments to an acrylic-based denture with the new Quick Up technique.


Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive
Sponsor: 3M
Released: 11/1/11
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This module will introduce you to Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive, a breakthrough adhesive that provides uncompromising bonding results in direct and indirect procedures—self-etch and total-etch techniques—for all surfaces—all from one bottle!


Equia™ Update Module
Sponsor: GC America
Released: 9/6/11
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Wouldn’t it be nice to have the benefits of a glass ionomer restorative and resin-based composite in one restorative system? Well now you can! Watch this module on EQUIA™, by GC, and learn all about it!


Grandio®SO Flow and Heavy Flow
Sponsor: VOCO America
Released: 9/3/11
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This module will introduce you to new Grandio®SO Flow and Heavy Flow, and show how both products combine the easy handling you expect from a flowable with superior physical properties that—until now—were available only from packable universal composites.


Palodent® Plus Sectional Matrix System
Sponsor: Dentsply Sirona
Released: 9/3/11
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The Palodent® Plus sectional matrix system enables dentists to achieve consistent contact creation and improved ring stability for predictable, accurate Class II restorations.


N’Durance® Cristal
Sponsor: Septodont
Released: 7/11/11
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N’Durance® Cristal is new highly esthetic composite that delivers all the outstanding physical properties of N’Durance® Universal plus the added benefits of improved translucency and “soft-on-demand” handling.


iBOND® Total Etch
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 7/1/11
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iBOND Total Etch is an adhesive system based on the Total Etch technique. It not only leads the industry in high bond strength to both enamel and dentin, but also ensures optimal marginal adaptation and is ideal for desensitizing hypersensitive areas.


Gluma® Desensitizer PowerGel
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 6/22/11
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Gluma® Desensitizer PowerGel is a unique one-step gel formula that is specifically designed to give you all the desensitizing benefits of Gluma®—with greater control and accuracy during application.


N’Durance by Septodont
Sponsor: Septodont
Released: 6/15/11
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This module will introduce you to N’Durance, a revolutionary nano-dimer composite material that utilizes “N’D” Conversion Technology to create greater polymerization of the resin monomers while actually minimizing shrinkage.


Clinical Tips 
 

Dr. Marus on G-ænial Universal Flo (03:31)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Robert Marus
Released: 6/9/17
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Dr. Robert Marus talks about the benefits and features of G-ænial™ Universal Flo, a nano-hybrid injectable universal composite.


Dr. Snyder on G-Premio BOND (04:38)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Todd Snyder, DDS
Released: 6/8/17
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Dr. Todd Snyder discusses the benefits, features and application technique of G-Premio BOND™, a light-cured adhesive.


Dr. Snyder on G-ænial Universal Flo and G-ænial Sculpt (03:35)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Todd Snyder, DDS
Released: 6/8/17
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Dr. Todd Snyder talks about the benefits, nano filler technology, self-polishing effect, wear resistance and radiopacity of G-ænial™ Universal Flo and G-ænial Sculpt®.


Dr. Geissberger on IonoStar Plus and IonoStar Molar (04:37)
Sponsor: VOCO America
Presenter: Marc Geissberger, DDS, MA, BS, CPT
Released: 6/7/17
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Dr. Marc Geissberger discusses the use of glass ionomers for the restoration of caries, in particular IonoStar® Plus and IonoStar® Molar.


Dr. Cohn on Icon (03:12)
Sponsor: DMG America
Presenter: Dr. Carla Cohn
Released: 6/6/17
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Dr. Carla Cohn discusses the three basic steps in using DMG Icon® for the micro-invasive treatment of smooth surface and proximal caries lesions.


Donna Brogan on FluoroDose (02:00)
Sponsor: Centrix
Presenter: Donna Brogan, RDH, BS
Released: 4/18/17
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Donna Brogan discusses the benefits and features of using FluoroDose® Fluoride Cavity Varnish on patients of all ages.


Dr. Carpenter on Hand Hygiene Products (03:36)
Sponsor: Clorox Healthcare
Presenter: Dr. Karson Carpenter, D.D.S.
Released: 4/18/17
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Dr. Karson Carpenter discusses the types of and method of selection for hand hygiene products for infection control such as HealthLink AloeGuard® Antimicrobial Soap and HealthLink GBG AloeGel® Instant Hand Sanitizer.


Dr. Hewlett on EQUIA Forte (05:05)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Edmond Hewlett, D.D.S.
Released: 4/13/17
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Dr. Edmond Hewlett discusses the features and benefits of EQUIA® Forte, a bulk-fill, fluoride releasing, glass hybrid restorative system.


Dr. Milnar on Dimanto (01:09)
Sponsor: VOCO America
Presenter: Dr. Frank Milnar
Released: 4/13/17
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Dr. Frank Milnar discusses single step polishers, in particular Dimanto, a one step diamond polisher for pre-polishing and high-gloss polishing of composites.


Dr. Tawil on NSK Instruments for Implant Placement (02:22)
Sponsor: NSK America
Presenter: Dr. Isaac Tawil
Released: 3/27/17
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Dr. Isaac Tawil discusses various NSK instruments, such as Surgic Pro, SG20 S-Max Surgical Handpiece and VarioSurg, for implant placement procedures.
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