Product News in October 2022 Issue
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The Nilodor waste-container and dumpster system is designed to eliminate odors rather than simply mask them. Chute and Dumpster Wash is nontoxic and environmentally friendly, according to the company, and dilutes with water to deodorize and clean trash cans and other waste containers, ensuring a pleasant patient experience in all areas of a practice. Also available are a bioenzymatic version, as well as granules that can keep odors at bay for a full week.
For more information, contact Hospeco Brands Group, 26301 Curtiss Wright Parkway, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44143. (800) 942-9199; <a href="http://www.hospecobrands.com" target="_blank">www.hospecobrands.com</a>.
The VALO curing wand uses a multiwavelength light-emitting diode to produce high-intensity light at 385-515nm. Capable of polymerizing any light-cured dental material, according to the manufacturer, the unit also penetrates porcelain and can cure underlying resin cement. The ergonomic, streamlined design enables the cordless light to easily reach any curing site without compromising patient comfort. The VALO operates on two rechargeable batteries.
For more information, contact Ultradent Products, 505 W. Ultradent Drive, South Jordan, UT 84095. (800) 552-5512; www.ultradent.com.
Motion View’s robotic EZ 3D trimmer can trim nine aligners concurrently in less than four minutes. Staff need to design the aligners only once; the machine’s software will automatically adjust the trim line for an entire set of aligners. The trimmer also fabricates bite splints and other thermoformed appliances. With no aligner fees or required updates, and with carbide cutters designed to last for years, the EZ 3D is economical to maintain, according to the manufacturer.
For more information, contact Motion View LLC, 2730 Kanasita Drive, Hixson, TN 37343. (423) 475-6914; <a href="http://www.motionviewllc.com" target="_blank">www.motionviewllc.com</a>.
Clear Aligner System
HeySmile is an all-digital clear aligner system that adapts to a variety of treatment plans, workflows, and tools, integrating seamlessly into an orthodontic practice. According to the company, the digital platform enables diagnosis and prescription with a few clicks and accepts almost any open 3D files from imaging and scanning devices. Aligners are then fabricated from proprietary three-layer Timanti material, designed to offer predictable results with minimal patient discomfort.
For more information, contact Planmeca USA, Inc., 100 N. Gary Ave., Suite A, Roselle, IL 60172. (630) 529-2300; www.planmecausa.com.