Product News in September 2021 Issue
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3Shape has introduced a new flexible service agreement for its TRIOS intraoral scanner, winner of the Cellerant Best of Class Award for eight consecutive years. According to the company, benefits for first-time buyers include a five-year warranty, free full-service coverage for the first year, 24- to 48-hour replacement service, unlimited technical support, and training points for 3Shape Academy sessions.
For more information, contact 3Shape North America, 10 Independence Blvd., Suite 150, Warren, NJ 07059. (908) 867-0144; www.3shapedental.com.
3D Printing Resin
SprintRay NightGuard Firm is a rigid resin for splints and occlusal guards that prints as much as 20% faster than competitive materials, according to the manufacturer. High flexural strength and flexural modulus ensure that the material can withstand everyday wear and tear as well as dropping, biting, and grinding. The formulation is flavorless and odorless, with an esthetic blue tint.
For more information, contact SprintRay Inc., 2705 Media Center Drive, Suite 100A, Los Angeles, CA 90065. (800) 914-8004; www.sprintray.com.
The Clarity Aligners Flex + Force system allows orthodontists to choose from two unique materials in one customized treatment design, using the 3M Oral Care Portal. Clarity Aligners Flex is made of a proprietary five-layer blend that provides excellent force persistence, firm engagement with attachments, stain and scratch resistance, and easy insertion and removal, according to the company. The new material complements the existing Clarity Aligners Force.
For more information, contact 3M Oral Care, 2724 S. Peck Road, Monrovia, CA 91016. (800) 401-3001; www.3M.com.
Glove Comfort locks in the skin’s natural moisture when the user is required to wear medical gloves for long periods, according to the manufacturer. The product is waterproof, so it will not wash off, but comes off naturally with exfoliated skin cells. Sold in 4oz bottles, Glove Comfort is also hypoallergenic and fragrance- and colorant-free.
For more information, contact Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Co., Inc. 159 Lafayette Drive, P.O. Box 678, Syosset, NY 11791. (800) 828-0203; www.buffalodental.com.