Ever since introducing its flagship product, Astringedent, in 1978, Ultradent has been known for its award-winning tissue management line of products. The invention of Astringedent paved the way to other tissue management products, including ViscoStat, ViscoStat Clear, Astringedent X, and Ultrapak, the original knitted cord.
By combining superior materials with up-to-date manufacturing techniques in an FDA-registered facility, Richmond Dental & Medical produces excellent products that allow clinicians to provide high quality dentistry to their patients.
To ensure a successful, long-lasting restoration, a dry working area is critical. While the market offers many options for isolating the field from moisture, they are often less than ideal—placement can be cumbersome or time-consuming and patients may experience discomfort.
Kristine Aadland, DMD, a CEREC mentor and advocate of CAD/CAM technology for bridges, implants, orthodontics, and same-day smile makeovers, practices in Vancouver, WA. Here, she shares her top products for indirect restorations.
While adequate gingival retraction is essential to obtaining a quality impression, clinicians should be aware of potential procedural risks and how to avoid them. Gingival retraction pastes, like Premier Dental’s award-winning Traxodent®, offer a more patient- and user-friendly alternative to retraction cords.
Human salivary glands produce around 0.25–0.35 mL of saliva per minute. No one understands this better than the dental clinician tasked with maintaining a dry field in a naturally moist environment. Featuring optimal moisture control and ideal patient comfort, Directa Dental’s DryDent offers a superabsorbent solution.