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Normal Elastic Tie: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Ortho
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.








Chicane Elastics: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Ortho
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 Ortho
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 Ortho
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 Ortho
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 Ortho
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.








Self Retaining Slot: Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Ortho
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 with Steel Ligature (German Overtie with Steel Ligature): Incognito™ Appliance System Clinical Guide
Sponsor: 3M Ortho
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.








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.








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! *Not available in the US








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.








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.








SOPROLIFE
Sponsor: ACTEON
Released: 5/23/11
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SOPROLIFE utilizes an auto-fluorescence technology under high magnification to assist dentists with the diagnosis and treatments of caries. By enabling dentists to see what was once invisible to the eye, SOPROLIFE is changing the way dental caries is diagnosed and treated.








BIOSPLINT™ Reinforcement Ribbon
Sponsor: ACTEON
Released: 5/23/11
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BIOSPLINT is a multiple-use dental reinforcement ribbon that is ideal for stabilization and immobilization of loose teeth, immediate replacement of avulsed teeth, reinforcement and construction of provisional and permanent bridges, and the maintenance of inter-dental spaces. Watch this module and learn all about this exceptional splinting material.








Grandio®SO
Sponsor: VOCO America
Released: 4/25/11
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This module will introduce you to Grandio®SO, a substrate-optimized universal nano-hybrid composite—and show how its unique combination of superior handling, aesthetics and ideal physical properties make it the most tooth-like composite ever developed.








GC Fuji TEMP LT™
Sponsor: GC America
Released: 4/9/11
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GC America introduces new Fuji TEMP LT™ Glass Ionomer Provisional Luting Cement, the first provisional luting cement that provides versatility, reliability, durability and ease of use. Combining all the benefits of glass ionomer technology with high bond strength and ease of removal, Fuji TEMP LT™ is the perfect temporary cement for all your clinical cases.








AFFINIS™ PRECIOUS
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 4/1/11
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AFFINIS™ Precious is an advanced VPS impression material with silver and gold wash materials that were specifically developed to produce accurate results in the mouth and in the lab.








Hyflex® CM™ File System
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 4/1/11
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This module, sponsored by Coltene Whaledent, will introduce you to the Hyflex® CM™ File System with Controlled Memory, a new advancement in engine driven endodontic files that’s easy to use, highly efficient, provides up to 300% more resistance to fatigue and offers significant advantages over competitive systems.








GuttaFlow Root Canal Filling System
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 3/30/11
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GuttaFlow is a new root canal filling system that's ultra-convenient, reliable and easy-to-use. Your accounts will appreciate how easy it is to fill canals with this injectable system!








Venus® Bulk Fill
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 3/1/11
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Kulzer introduces new Venus® Bulk Fill, a revolutionary flowable composite that improves clinical performance and saves time by virtually eliminating the need for layering when bulk filling posterior restorations.








ParaPost® Taper Lux™
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 2/28/11
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Coltene Whaledent introduces new ParaPost Taper Lux, a tapered fiber post designed for canals prepared with the crown down greater taper file technique.








XCP-DS FIT™ Universal Digital Sensor Positioning System
Sponsor: Dentsply Sirona
Released: 2/18/11
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For more than five decades, DENTSPLY Rinn’s XCP film holding system has represented the state-of-the-art in dental radiography. However, as the dental industry transitions from traditional film to digital radiography, conventional film holding systems are changing to newer, more advanced designs, like the DENTSPLY Rinn’s XCP-DS FIT™ Universal Digital Sensor Positioning System.








RAMVAC Badger
Sponsor: DentalEZ®
Released: 2/17/11
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Small and lightweight, the RAMVAC Badger is an ideal dry vacuum system for new offices—a replacement for existing wet-ring vacuum systems and an economical replacement for aging dry systems.








ChemFil™ Rock
Sponsor: Dentsply Sirona
Released: 2/7/11
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DENTSPLY Caulk announces new ChemFil™ Rock, a breakthrough glass ionomer technology that offers all the advantages of glass ionomer restoratives plus improved strength and durability through a new zinc-reinforced formula.








Synergy® D6
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 1/30/11
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Synergy® D6 is an ultra esthetic, nano-hybrid composite that produces natural looking restorations without a lengthy or complicated shade matching process.


Clinical Tips 
 

Shannon Pace Brinker on Kolorz ClearShield & Kolorz (04:33)
Sponsor: DMG America
Presenter: Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker
Released: 6/28/19
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Ms. Shannon Pace Brinker discusses using Kolorz® ClearShield varnish, Kolorz® Fluoride Foam, and Kolorz® Fluoride Gel to deliver fluoride for caries prevention.


Dr. Glazer on ACTIVA BioACTIVE-CEMENT (03:54)
Sponsor: Pulpdent
Presenter: Dr. Howard Glazer
Released: 6/21/19
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Dr. Howard Glazer discusses the indications, bioactivity and biomimicry of ACTIVA™ BioACTIVE-CEMENT™.


Marianne Dryer on Enamelon: Efficacy (02:15)
Sponsor: Premier Dental
Presenter: Marianne Dryer, RDH, MEd
Released: 6/19/19
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Marianne Dryer talks about the desirable effects of efficacy of Enamelon® Preventive Treatment Gel.


Dr. Romero on OptiBond Universal and NX3 (03:03)
Sponsor: Kerr Restorative
Presenter: Dr. Mario Romero
Released: 6/17/19
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Dr. Mario Romero shows clinical images of bonding restorations using OptiBond™ Universal and NX3 Nexus™ Third Generation Universal Adhesive Resin Cement.


Dr. Maragliano-Muniz on EQUIA Forte (03:56)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz
Released: 4/26/19
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Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz shows clinical cases of direct restorations using EQUIA Forte®, a glass hybrid restorative material.


Dr. Austin on OMNICHROMA (04:30)
Sponsor: Tokuyama Dental America
Presenter: Dr. Joshua Austin
Released: 4/23/19
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Dr. Joshua Austin discusses the science and Smart Chromatic Technology behind OMNICHROMA.


Dr. Kaminer on Enamelon - Stannous Fluoride and ACP (04:18)
Sponsor: Premier Dental
Presenter: Dr. Ron Kaminer
Released: 4/10/19
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Dr. Ron Kaminer talks about how Stannous Fluoride and ACP in Enamelon® Preventive Treatment Gel and Enamelon® Fluoride Toothpaste help in desensitization and remineralization.


Dr. Horowitz on G-ænial BULK Injectable (04:56)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Jeff Horowitz
Released: 2/14/19
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Dr. Jeff Horowitz discusses the benefits of G-ænial™ BULK Injectable, an injectable high-strength nano-particle composite with FSC Technology (Full Coverage Silane Coating).


Dr. Halpern on CERASMART (02:58)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Karyn Halpern
Released: 2/8/19
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Dr. Karyn Halpern discusses the features and benefits of using CERASMART®, a revolutionary, force absorbing, flexible nano ceramic CAD/CAM block.


Dr. Miyasaki on ProVecta HD, ScanX PSP sensors, and ScanX Swift (02:20)
Sponsor: Air Techniques
Presenter: Dr. Michael Miyasaki
Released: 1/23/19
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Dr. Michael Miyasaki talks about the value of using ProVecta® HD Intraoral X-Ray, ScanX® PSP sensors, and ScanX® Swift in his office.


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