Product News in March 2021 Issue
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BracePaste Band and Build LC is a new fluoride-releasing, light-cured band cement. The single-paste syringe system can be stored at room temperature, does not need mixing, and has no working time constraints, according to the manufacturer. The cement’s blue color makes clean-up easier. Band and Build can also be used as an occlusal build-up material that will not wear on the enamel of opposing teeth.
For more information, contact American Orthodontics, 3524 Washington Ave., Sheboygan, WI 53081. (800) 558-7687; www.americanortho.com.
The Elevate patient chair’s optimized positioning features make it convenient and comfortable for both doctors and patients, according to the manufacturer. Advanced hydraulics promote smooth movements for traverse motion, swiveling, and full-height adjustment. The membrane controls, which can be programmed for multiple users, can be mounted on the chair or incorporated into an ASI delivery system.
For more information, contact ASI Medical, Inc., 8811 American Way, Suite 130, Englewood, CO 80112. (844) 880-3636; www.asidental.com.
The Illuminate Orthodontic Podcast is designed to shine a light on the innovators and inventors within the orthodontic profession, according to the host, Dr. Chris Cetta. Guests have included Drs. Ben Fishbein, Dave Paquette, Bryan Lockhart, Tito Norris, Brandon Owen, and David Sarver. The podcast is available through Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, SoundCloud, and Stitcher.
For more information, contact the Illuminate Orthodontic Podcast, 6020 State Road 70, Suite 101, Bradenton, FL 34203; www.illuminateorthopodcast.com.
Decorative Plastic Material
Dentagrafix has introduced an exclusive line of thermoformable plastic sheets featuring official Major League Baseball designs. The FDA-compliant retainer and aligner material creates a more fun and personalized appliance for the patient, according to the company. The collection currently includes the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Minnesota Twins, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres, and Milwaukee Brewers, with more teams to be added in the future.
For more information, contact Dentagrafix, 43 Overlook Road, Livingston, NJ 07039. (833) 347-2349; www.dentagrafix.com.