Ready for dental innovation in Chicago? Check out #6neatthings on your travels.

The 155th Midwinter Meeting hosted by the Chicago Dental Society presents its Kaleidoscope View this week, Thursday – Saturday, Feb. 20 – 22, at the McCormick Place West Building, 2301 S. Indiana Ave., Chicago.

As you prepare to discover endless new possibilities for your patients and your practice, Benco Dental presents its latest installment of #6NeatThings.

The nation’s largest family-owned dental distributor strives to make it simple to stay up to date with the latest equipment and technology.

They are #drivingdentistryforward with the newest and coolest technology doctors need in the form of its #6NeatThings promotion.

This curing light eye shield system offers protection, time savings

The Orbiter® XL Auto-Positioning Curing Light Eye Shield System offers efficient, optimal eye protection with ease.

The Orbiter®

The Orbiter® curing light eye shield system automatically adjusts into view as you reposition the curing light, maximizing efficiency. The flexible filter gives access to the most posterior teeth and will not break over time.

Benefits of using The Orbiter® curing light eye shield include:

  • Time savings.
  • Flexible filter.
  • Eye protection.
  • Spectroscopy-tested.

Learn more about The Orbiter® curing light eye shield here.

Looking for an implant crown cement with unsurpassed radiopacity? Premier® presents the ultimate solution.

Premier® Implant Cement™ Plus provides the ultimate solution for implant crown cementation. Versatile by design, this innovative implant cement offers strong, secure retention, yet enables easy, non-destructive crown retrieval, if necessary, at a later date. The elastomeric cement flexes under force, absorbs shock and creates a tight marginal seal.

Premier® Implant Cement™ Plus

Premier® Implant Cement™ Plus comes in two shades and delivers unsurpassed radiopacity – enabling clear visibility on radiographs so you can help deliver better patient outcomes every time.

Benefits from Premier® Implant Cement™ Plus:

  • Ease of use (no etch, primers or adhesives required).
  • Excellent visibility on radiographs.
  • Secure retention.
  • Retrievable without any damage.

Learn more about the Premier® Implant Cement™ Plus here.

Two phases make ELARA 11 Vacuum Class B Sterilizer with Printer a robust offering.

Tuttnauer presents Elara11, a robust Class B sterilizer. It’s pre-vacuum phase efficiently removes air, resulting in the full penetration of steam into wrapped, porous and hollow loads. The post-vacuum drying phase ensures complete drying of wrapped porous loads and hollow instruments. 

Their guarantee: Even the most difficult loads will easily reach Sterility Assurance Level (SAL). The Elara11 offers four FDA-cleared sterilization programs and two test programs, the Vacuum Test and the Bowie Dick Test.

Tuttnauer’s ELARA 11 Vacuum Class B Sterilizer with Printer (Automatic).

ELARA 11 Vacuum Class B Sterilizer benefits include:

  • EZGlide door, featuring effortless opening and closing.
  • Printer that documents a detailed history of each cycle.
  • Accommodation for (4) large 8”x 10” and (4) 8”x5.5” cassettes.
  • Clean and waste water reservoirs that reduce cleaning and maintenance on the machine and provide clean steam for every cycle.

Learn more about the ELARA 11 Vacuum Class B Sterilizer here.

Achieve exceptional shade matching with Admira Fusion x-tra.

The Admira Fusion x-tra single-shade Omni-chromatic restorative offers one universal shade to match the entire shade range of human dentition.

From Voco, this Nano-ORMOCER® restorative: simplifies procedures, saves time and money, reduces waste and increases the overall quality due to enhanced physical properties, such as up to 50% lower shrinkage.

Benefits for the Admira Fusion x-tra:

  • One omni-chromatic shade: no guesswork or wasted shades.
  • Easily polished and highly stain resistant.
  • Time saver based on 4mm depth of cure.
  • 100% BPA free. 

Learn more about Voco’s Admira Fusion x-tra single-shade Omni-chromatic restorative here.

Organize your instruments with a solution that earned a ++++ rating from Dental Advisor.

With stainless steel, locking cassette, iris® cassettes from Benco Brands provide a simple and safe way to clean, preserve and sterilize dental instruments.

What makes them the ideal solution for organizing instruments? Cassettes are fully autoclavable, and the upper and lower sections of the cassettes are fully interchangeable. Each cassette includes a set of silicone rails.

iris® cassette benefits:

  • Roomy inside and strong outside.
  • Created from durable, Italian stainless steel.
  • Available in three different sizes.
  • Rated ++++ by The Dental Advisor.

Learn more about the iris® cassette here.

Digital impressions simplified with a comprehensive solution: cara i500 by Kulzer.

Developed in partnership with Medit, the cara i500 from Kulzer is more than an intraoral scanner, it’s a comprehensive digital solution.

Cara i500’s cloud-based workflow management system makes the transition into digital dentistry seamless as possible by facilitating communication and cooperation between the dental office and lab.

cara i500 from Kulzer

Benefits of the cara i500:

  • State-of-the-art technology.
  • Quick and easy operation.
  • Precision, accuracy.
  • Expanded treatment options and the ability to take impressions at any time.

Learn more about the cara i500 here and call 1.800.GOBENCO to order.

How the dental practice can optimize the 2020 Colors of the Year.

A fresh coat of paint can offer a new outlook. But where to begin?

Use the “Color of the Year” selected by Sherwin-Williams (Naval SW 6244) and Benjamin Moore (First Light 2102-70) as starting points at your dental practice.

“Both colors foreshadow a shift in Interior Design trends from cool, gray neutrals to more welcoming, colorful interior spaces.  Pair either paint color with white and gold accents for an updated Art Deco look – a trend that is gaining popularity.  Or use both colors together to create a classic color palette!”

Megan Chuzas, Interior Designer with Benco Dental CenterPoint Design.

Anchors aweigh with calming Naval

Sherwin-Williams describes their 2020 “Color of the Year, Naval SW 6244, as a rich navy that creates a calm and grounding environment infused with quiet confidence. And, according to the paint experts, “While you may think navy’s been done before – it’s never been done like this.”

Looking beyond the blue, this color is known to offer “infinite calmness and inspiration” whether it is used for the whole room, or just an accent piece.

According to Sherwin-Williams.com “Gold metallic accents and paint colors such as Tarnished Trumpet SW 9026 or Midday SW 6695 bring warmth to navy’s boldness for a pairing that’s meant to be, while shades of green and paint colors such as Kale Green SW 6460 introduce biophilia for a grounding, down-to-earth presence.”

Read more at: https://www.sherwin-williams.com/architects-specifiers-designers/inspiration/color-forecast/2020-color-forecast/2020-color-of-the-year-naval

The First Light for a ‘bright new decade’

“A fresh palette. A revitalized spirit. A soft, rosy hue blooming with potential.” Benjamin Moore describes their Color of the Year 2020, First Light 2102-70, as “the backdrop for a bright new decade”.

Benjamin Moore’s First Light offers a mixture between both warm and cool color components, which makes it easy to pair. It can be matched with a warm chocolate brown and light mauve, or a light taupe with a cool brown.

“Let’s use color to express ourselves, be a little more upbeat, and happy,” says Hannah Yeo, Color & Design Manager at Benjamin Moore & Co. “We all need that optimism in our lives.”

Read more:https://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/color-overview/color-palettes/color-of-the-year-trends-2020

Ready to begin an adventure in color at your practice?

While these shades vary from two different sides of the color wheel, they can tie together. The colors of the year allow you to express yourself, whether it’s with an accent wall at your dental practice or even a few chairs in your reception area. For expert advice, contact the CenterPoint Design team at 1.800.GOBENCO.

Looking for super solutions at your dental practice? Check out these #6neatthings

Tired of tangled sutures? Sick of spills? Whether you are looking for accuracy, speed, or innovation at your practice, Benco Dental’s endless array of solutions have you covered.

The nation’s largest family-owned dental distributor strives to make it simple to stay up to date with the latest equipment and technology. 

They are #drivingdentistryforward with the newest and coolest technology doctors need in the form of its #6NeatThings promotion.

Tired of tangles? Help is here with Citagenix Biotex™ Non-Resorbable PTFE Sutures.

A Biotex™ Non-Resorbable PTFE Suture is comprised of a single-arm, non-resorbable monofilament suture with a connected stainless-steel surgical needle. The suture is uncoated, undyed and sterile for single-use only, composed of 100% PTFE .

Biotex™ Non-Resorbable PTFE Suture.

Benefits to both patients and doctors include:

  • A soft texture, comfortable for patients.
  • Flexibility in the positioning of a square knot.
  • Ease of tying and removal.
  • Nonwicking. (Elimination of bacterial wicking that is usually associated to monofilament).
  • Tensile strength that is maintained.

See more product information about the Biotex™ Non-Resorbable PTFE Suture here.

Your team wished for the perfect general use sponge and Richmond Dental created it.

The Richmond Dental 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponge combines the most desirable characteristics of sponges all into one product. It features a smooth, textured and lint-free surface that provides exceptional patient comfort and maximum absorbency.

Richmond Dental 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponge.

Benefits of the 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponge:

  • Lint-free, so no fibers are left in a patient’s mouth or on instruments.
  • Soft, yet textured surface that will not stick to tissue or gingiva.
  • Highly absorbent four-ply construction.
  • Larger sizes that are useful for hemostasis, covering larger areas in the mouth.
  • Durable for surface and instrument cleaning.

For the convenience of a dental practice, the Richmond Dental 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponge is currently available in three sizes to meet the needs of daily use.

Learn more about the Richmond Dental 100% Cotton Nonwoven Sponge here.

After Triple Bristle™, you will never want to use a traditional toothbrush again.

The Triple Bristle™ Sonic toothbrush cleans in one third of the time of a regular toothbrush — just 40 seconds twice a day.

The three brushes are specially designed at a 45-degree angle and provide a superior cleaning of all surfaces of teeth at the same time by naturally adapting around the teeth of all shapes sizes and positions.

The Triple Bristle sonic toothbrush.

This brush head is effective and safe to use on braces, implants, veneers, caps, crowns, and other dental work.

Triple Bristle offers both adult and child sonic toothbrushes in many options like a GO toothbrush, a duo kit and the original single brush version.

The Triple Bristle Sonic toothbrush provides:

  • Advanced technology.
    • Built-in auto timer pauses, to allow you to change positions.
    • Micro-bubbles, which clean the smallest areas of the teeth.
  • Three-brush modes.
  • Rechargeable handle.

For more information about The Triple Bristle Sonic toothbrush, click here.

Eliminate accidental spills with the GIBSON Luer Lock Solution by Benco Brands.

GIBSON Luer Lock Solution is an endodontic irrigation solution that offers a unique luer-lock top.

GIBSON Luer Lock Solution.

GIBSON Luer Lock Solution is offered in four different styles.

  • GIBSON Healthcare 6% Sodium Hypochlorite with Surfactants.
  • GIBSON Healthcare 2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
  • GIBSON Healthcare 17% EDTA Solution.
  • GIBSON Healthcare EDTA + Chlorhexidine Gluconate Solution.

GIBSON Luer Lock Solutions eliminates prep time, spills, and odors.

Learn more about GIBSON Luer Lock Solution, here.

It takes time for things to Evolve. When it comes to cements, don’t wait any longer than you need to.

GC FujiCEM Evolve is a radiopaque resin-reinforced glass ionomer cement in a syringe delivery with a tack-cure feature and high radiopacity.

It can be used for cementation of a variety of substates and different types of indirect restorations.

GC FujiCEM Evolve.

Benefits for FujiCEM Evolve:

  • Three -second tack cure for easy cleanup.
  • Superior bond strength.
  • Rechargeable fluoride release and moisture tolerance.

To order GC FujiCEM Evolve, or for more information, click here.

Make sterilization a breeze with cutting-edge technology.

SciCan StatClave G4 is designed to deliver speed, capacity and efficiency.

StatClave is a Class B vacuum sterilizer that incorporates both pre-sterilization vacuum to improve steam penetration and post-sterilization vacuum to improve drying.

SciCan StatClave G4 Autoclave.

The StatClave G4 Autoclave can efficiently sterilize and dry wrap instrument loads in as little as 38 minutes.

Benefits of the the StatClave G4 Autoclave:

  • Closed-door drying and vacuum technology.
  • G4 equipment that can connect and send information to a smart device or computer.
  • Options to sterilize up to four full-size cassettes and four exam cassettes or 20 pouches with included pouch racks.
  • Fresh water used in every cycle to reduce the buildup of oils and debris.

Learn more about SciCan StatClave G4 Autoclave here.