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RelyX™ Unicem 2 Self-Adhesive Resin Cement
Sponsor: 3M Dental
Released: 12/20/12
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3M ESPE is proud to introduce the next generation self-adhesive resin cement —RelyX™ Unicem 2 Self-Adhesive Resin Cement. Featuring enhanced bond strength, improved mechanical properties, and better esthetics, RelyX™ Unicem 2 now delivers an even higher level of performance.








Filtek™ Bulk Fill Flowable Restorative
Sponsor: 3M Dental
Released: 10/31/12
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3M™ ESPE™ introduces Filtek™ Bulk Fill Flowable Restorative, a new bulk fill material that takes the worry out of bulk fill procedures by offering high compressive strength, low shrinkage, and a full 4-mm depth of cure.








MI Varnish™ (Update)
Sponsor: GC America
Released: 10/27/12
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This module will introduce you to MI Varnish™ and show how Recaldent™ Technology helps relieve tooth sensitivity while helping patients maintain strong, healthy smiles for life.








3M™ ESPE™ RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement
Sponsor: 3M Dental
Released: 10/3/12
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3M ESPE introduces the newest breakthrough in dental cements: 3M™ ESPE™ RelyX™ Ultimate Adhesive Resin Cement—delivering high bond strength, ease of use and beautiful esthetics. Used in combination with Scotchbond™ Universal adhesive, the two provide exceptional bond strength and simplicity.








GC FujiCEM® 2 Automix
Sponsor: GC America
Released: 9/20/12
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This module will introduce you to new GC FujiCEM® 2 Automix, and show how it delivers remarkable strength, fracture toughness, and the versatility of a resin-reinforced glass ionomer—while giving you the confidence of an exact mix for the best possible physical properties.








DENTSPLY Core & Post System
Sponsor: Viva Learning
Released: 8/30/12
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DENTSPLY Core & Post System








Venus Pearl
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 7/29/12
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Using the same innovative urethane monomer chemistry as Venus Diamond, Venus Pearl provides an unprecedented combination of low shrinkage stress and high durability.








SDR® - No Ordinary Composite
Sponsor: Viva Learning
Released: 7/26/12
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This video shows the impressive handling of the new bulk-fill composite SDR® Smart Dentine Replacement with the focus on the self-levelling property of this revolutionary composite.








Palodent® Plus Sectional Matrix System
Sponsor: Viva Learning
Released: 7/26/12
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For dentists placing Class II restorations, Palodent Plus is the new integrated sectional matrix system from DENTSPLY that delivers easy, predictable and accurate contacts using innovative component technology.








Posterior Composite Restorations Made Easy
Sponsor: Viva Learning
Released: 7/26/12
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This tutorial demonstrates how you can simplify your posterior composite restorations with a new bulk-fill technique and a new sectional matrix system without compromising on quality of seal and with strong contact points.








GrandTEC®: Resin-impregnated glass fiber strand
Sponsor: VOCO America
Released: 7/17/12
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VOCO is proud to introduce GrandTEC®, a state-of-the-art resin-impregnated glass fiber strand designed specifically for clinical situations that demand the highest levels of stability and adhesive strength.








New Cavitron® with Tap-On™ Technology
Sponsor: Viva Learning
Released: 7/3/12
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The trusted performance of Cavitron® systems – now with the ease of Tap-On™ Technology which activates scaling or air polishing with a single tap of the foot pedal, allowing the foot to rest during the procedure.








Estelite Sigma Quick - A Spherical Revolution
Sponsor: Tokuyama Dental America
Released: 6/18/12
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Learn how Estelite Sigma Quick enhances your restoration time, decreases composite inventory, and provides the best alternative for your patient.








Venus® Temp 2
Sponsor: Kulzer
Released: 5/2/12
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Kulzer introduces Venus® Temp 2, a new temporary restorative material to offer outstanding flexural strength, durability and the same level of esthetics found in final restorations.








3M™ ESPE™ Retraction Capsule
Sponsor: 3M Dental
Released: 5/2/12
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This module will introduce you to the innovative 3M™ ESPE™ Retraction Capsule and show how it offers a convenient and time-saving alternative to traditional gingival retraction methods such as retraction cords and other retraction pastes.








COMPONEER™ (Direct Composite Veneering System)
Sponsor: COLTENE
Released: 4/2/12
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Coltène introduces new COMPONEER™, the first prefabricated composite veneer system that provides an affordable and reliable solution for the fabrication and placement of custom veneer restorations in a single office visit.








Debonding Clarity ADVANCED brackets on the archwire
Sponsor: 3M Ortho
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 off the archwire
Sponsor: 3M Ortho
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.








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.








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.








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.








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.








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.








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.








Reverse Double Overtie (German Overtie): 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 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 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.


Clinical Tips 
 

Dr. Shuman on LuxaCrown and Ecosite (02:06)
Sponsor: DMG America
Presenter: Dr. Troy Schmedding, DDS, AACD
Released: 6/16/22
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Dr. Ian Shuman shares several clinical cases for correcting occlusion intraorally using LuxaCrown and Ecosite.
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Dr. Snyder on Injectable Composites (04:11)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Todd Snyder
Released: 4/22/22
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Dr. Todd Snyder discusses the difference between flowable composites versus injectable composites and goes over the benefits and uses for GC's line of products: G-ænial™ Flo X, G-ænial™ Universal Flo, G-ænial™ Universal Injectable, and G-ænial™ BULK Injectable.


Dr. Rice on Tetric PowerFlow (04:02)
Sponsor: Ivoclar
Presenter: Dr. David Rice
Released: 4/22/22
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Dr. David Rice goes over the ideal qualities of a flowable composite, like Tetric® PowerFlow from Ivoclar, for posterior teeth.
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Dr. Bunek on the DENTAL ADVISOR (03:58)
Sponsor: Dental Advisor
Presenter: Dr. Sabiha Bunek
Released: 3/31/22
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Dr. Sabiha Bunek talks about the DENTAL ADVISOR and how they provide the dental industry with unbiased trusted information on products and equipment.
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Dr. Halpern on CERASMART 270 (03:36)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Karyn Halpern
Released: 12/21/21
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Dr. Karyn Halpern discusses the benefits of using CERASMART® 270.


Dr. Halpern on CERASMART 270 Cementation Guidelines (04:18)
Sponsor: GC America
Presenter: Dr. Karyn Halpern
Released: 12/21/21
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Dr. Karyn Halpern goes over the Cementation Guidelines for using CERASMART® 270, which includes applying a silane coupling agent like G-Multi PRIMER and using the adhesive enhancing primer (AEP) and resin cement duo of G-CEM ONE™.


Dr. Bassett on LuxaCrown, StatusBlue and TempoCemID (03:29)
Sponsor: DMG America
Presenter: Dr. Joyce Bassett
Released: 11/29/21
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Dr. Joyce Bassett discusses the benefits of using LuxaCrown and shows a clinical case using StatusBlue, TempoCemID, and LuxaCrown.


Dr. Albrecht on COMPONEER (03:16)
Sponsor: COLTENE
Presenter: Dr. Lundon Albrecht
Released: 11/29/21
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Dr. Lundon Albrecht discusses the features of COMPONEER, especially the rough intaglio surface of the composite enamel shell that allows it to bond to the tooth.
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Dr. Fagin on IPS e.max Lithium Disilicate (04:40)
Sponsor: Ivoclar
Presenter: Dr. Marshall Fagin
Released: 9/15/21
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Dr. Marshall Fagin talks about the clinical performance and esthetic considerations of IPS e.max Lithium Disilicate materials.


Dr. Joy on Embrace WetBond Pit & Fissure Sealant (04:42)
Sponsor: Pulpdent
Presenter: Dr. Joy Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, DHSc
Released: 9/15/21
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Dr. Joy Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, DHSc discusses the characteristics and clinical outcomes of using Embrace™ WetBond™ Pit & Fissure Sealant.
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