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Thursday, 28 April 2016 10:12

Convert to StarDental and Save!

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StarDental® has been designing and manufacturing a complete line of high-and low-speed dental handpieces for over 100 years. It has provided numerous innovations to the industry, and has pioneered such products as fiber optics, Sonic Scalers and LubeFree ceramic bearing handpieces. StarDental products are manufactured in an ISO 13485:2003 certified facility. Perhaps you’ve heard about StarDental products but never had the chance to try them? Now’s your chance!

DentalEZ is proud to announce the continuation of StarDental's handpiece conversion program. These specials will be valid through June 30th, 2016. Download the flyer for full details.

High-speed
Buy 4 handpieces and get 2 handpieces & 2 swivels or turbines free.

Low-speed
Buy 2 motors and get 2 attachments and 4 angles free.


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Thursday, 14 April 2016 08:36

DentalEZ® 2nd Quarter Specials

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We are excited to share with you our 2016 Q2 specials. We are offering great savings on products from StarDental® Instruments, RAMVAC® Utility, and DentalEZ® Equipment. 

StarDental Instruments

High-Speeed
Buy 3 430 high-speed handpieces, receive 1 430 handpiece and 1 turbine free.

Low-Speed
Buy 1 Titan® 3 low-speed motor and attachment, receive 2 angles free.
Check out our flyer for more options in Low-Speed savings.

Hygiene
Purchase and iStar™ Cordless Prophylaxis handpiece, receive a box of Young Angles of your choice.
Check out our flyer for a list of available Young Angles.

RAMVAC Utility

Buy a compressor and vacuum, get $200 OFF retail of the RAMVAC Amalgam Hog.

DentalEZ Equipment

Buy a chair and a unit or light, get a doctor's stool free.
Check out our flyer for more options in DentalEZ Equipment savings.

All specials valid through June 30th, 2016.
Download the flyer for full details.

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Wednesday, 13 April 2016 08:43

Utah Dental Conference

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DentalEZ® is excited to announce our supporting of Dr. Harvey Levy in his participation courses at the Utah Dental Conference. Dr. Harvey Levy is renowned in the industry for his practice of general and hospital dentistry, specifically in the special-needs market.

Organizing his participation courses into eight workstations, Dr. Levy's teaching philosophy is based on the Confucian directive: “Tell me and I will forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I will understand.” Attendees will be thrown into the thick of the action practicing best restraint practices on each other, while learning how to be more accessible to handicapped patients.

At Dr. Levy's practice in Maryland, he treats a large number of wheelchair and gurney-bound patients. For the patients who need to be transferred into a dental chair, Dr. Levy uses our J-chairs® with Air glide. The flexibility of movement allowed by Air glide creates many options for accessibility. In Dr. Levy's workshop, you will see J-chairs with Air glide sliding in action across a treatment room. Check out Air glide technology in action here.

DentalEZ will have a rep on hand at Dr. Levy's course at Utah Dental Conference to demonstrate Air glide technology and teach best practices in oral screening with Identafi. Identafi uses three different colored lights to search out any abnormal soft tissue in a person's mouth. Identafi is the most efficient way to enhance visuals of abnormalities that the naked eye might not be able to see. Learn more about Identafi.


Dr. Levy's participation workshop will be held at the Utah Dental Conference on Thursday, April 21 from 2-4pm. We hope to see you at Utah Dental Conference. Be sure to visit our booth (#523) and share your thoughts below!

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Wednesday, 06 April 2016 10:22

Prophy Angles for Oral Cancer Awareness

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Young Dental has teamed up with the Oral Cancer Foundation to launch a Classic Burgundy Petite Web Angle. Coinciding with April's Oral Cancer Awareness signature color burgundy, the Classic Petite Web Angle fits perfectly on the iStar. With hygienists being the front lines of oral cancer detection, it's a great initiative to promote awareness.

If you don't have an iStar in your practice, StarDental is currently running a promotion with Young Dental. We are offering a box of Young Angles free with the purchase of an iStar through June 30th, 2016. 

To learn more about the iStar

To learn more about the Young Dental promotion

 

Monday, 04 April 2016 16:41

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

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Oral cancer kills nearly one person every hour of every day of the year. Of the people newly diagnosed, only about 60% will live longer than 5 years. And among those survivors, most suffer long-term problems such as severe facial disfigurement or difficulties eating and speaking. The death rate associated with oral cancer remains high due to the cancer being routinely discovered late in its development. There will be approximately 43,250 people in the U.S. diagnosed with oral cancer this year. Even worse, awareness in the public is extremely low. This is the purpose of dedicating April to Oral Cancer Awareness.

There are many parts of the oral cavity. The lips, cheek lining, gums, tongue, and throat all pertain to the oral cavity. Because of the severity of oral cancer, it is important to understand all the areas of vulnerability. HPV is the leading cause of Oral Cancer while tobacco use of any kind and heavy alcohol consumption greatly increase your risk for oral cancer. The fastest growing segment of oral cancer patients is young healthy non-smoking individuals due to the connection to the HPV virus. Poor diet lacking fruits and vegetables can also lead to oral cancer contraction, while long exposure to the sun puts your lips at risk. Oral cancer is not just limited to the people living these lifestyles. It can happen to anyone, even the healthiest adults. 

Oral screening is the best way to combat oral cancer. Performed by a dentist or primary care physician, oral screening is quick and painless. Traditionally done with gauze or air syringes, new technologies such as the Identafi have made oral screening quicker and more accurate. Utilizing Multi-Spectral Fluorescence and Reflectance technology, Identafi enhances visuals of abnormalities in the mouth that may not be seen with the naked eye.

 

 

Identafi by StarDental

The Identafi uses white, violet, and amber wavelengths of light to excite oral tissue in distinct and unique ways. As a result, biochemical changes can be monitored with fluorescence, while morphological changes can be monitored with reflectance. The combined system of fluorescence and reflectance uses the body's natural tissue properties as an adjunctive tool for oral mucosal examination. Conventional examination of tissue is performed using a highly concentrated white light.

Wearing reusable Identafi filtered eyewear to enhance visual effects and allow transmission of reflected light, the health professional then switches to violet for a second observation. The clinician's photosensitive glasses block the violet excitation light and allow the observance of the tissues natural fluorescence. Violet light enhances normal tissue's natural fluorescence; however, suspicious tissue appears dark because of its loss of fluorescence.

When suspect abnormalities are present the selector is switched to amber light, which enhances normal tissue's reflectance properties so the clinician may directly observe the difference between normal and abnormal tissue's vasculature. This independent view of vascular architecture may assist in the assessment of confounders when screening for oral cancer.

 

Studies indicate abnormal tissue has a diffuse vasculature, where normal tissue vasculature is clearly defined. The combination of all three Multi-Spectral wavelengths provides the clinician with more visual information, improved results over direct visual exam alone and increased confidence for recommending biopsies.

To learn more about Identafi

To learn more about Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Join us in raising awareness of Oral Cancer this month and be sure to share your thoughts below!

References:
http://oralcancer.org/events/oral-cancer-awareness-month.php
http://www.aaoms.org/media/raise-oral-cancer-awareness
http://www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/conditions/cancer/article/ada-04-take-heed-april-is-oral-cancer-awareness-month

 

 

Tuesday, 29 March 2016 16:50

Chicago Midwinter iStar Winners

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DentalEZ is proud to announce our Chicago Midwinter iStar giveaway winners!

Congratulations to:

  • Dr. Anthony Valentine
  • Dr. Jay Buckley
  • Dr. Daniela Brozozowski

 Dr. Anthony Valentine even had some kind words to share!

“I love it and am excited to use it.” “It should be named AllStar!”
Dr. Anthony Valentine

The iStar is a powerful handpiece designed to make dental hygiene procedures easier, faster, and less stressful. Cordless and compact, iStar runs without a foot control, keeping all your focus on the job at hand. Learn more about the iStar here.

For all those who missed out on the iStar give-a-way, we have a special promotion running now through June 30th, 2016.  Purchase an iStar and receive a box of Young Angles.

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Friday, 18 March 2016 16:52

World Oral Health Day

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Recognized internationally every March 20th, World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is a day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth. Because 90% of the world’s population will suffer from oral diseases in their lifetime, it’s important to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and hygiene.

Many of these diseases can be avoided with increased governmental, health association, and society support for funding of prevention, detection, and treatment programs. In addition to its core message of awareness, World Oral Health Day offers the dental and oral health community a platform to take action and help reduce the overall disease burden.

WOHD 2016 aims to get everyone to recognize the impact their oral health has on overall physical health and wellbeing to help inspire this change. “It all starts here. Healthy mouth. Healthy body.”

DentalEZ® is pleased to welcome Richard Vordermark as Senior Leader of Sales. Effective March 16, 2016, Vordermark will work closely with DentalEZ to strategically lead our US and Canada sales team. Vordermark joins DentalEZ with almost two decades of sales and marketing experience. Prior to joining our team, he worked with A-dec for over 15 years. He started his career at A-dec as a clinical products territory sales manager, was quickly promoted to clinical products region manager, and then assumed the position as overall region manager where he was responsible for managing a substantial budget of $22M. He ultimately rounded off his career at A-dec as leader of its school and government business.

“Ric knows our industry inside and out, and his strong leadership and positive influence within the dental arena will be invaluable as DentalEZ enters the next phase of growth. We are very confident that Ric will integrate quickly within our sales team and work closely with our marketing team as well in order to provide outstanding commercial leadership for DentalEZ.” Heather Trombley, President/COO of DentalEZ Integrated Solutions

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Friday, 11 March 2016 16:31

Slugbuster shines

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DentalEZ is proud to share a recent Dental Advisor report on the cleaning effectiveness of RAMVAC Slugbuster. After 6 months of testing, DentalEZ’s RAMVAC Slugbuster beat out Air Techniques’ Monarch Cleanstream Evacuation Cleaner in performance.  The results displayed less than 5% accumulation of organic debris in the lines treated with Slugbuster compared to 75% more buildup of organic debris in the Monarch lines. The pictures speak for themselves:

Read the full report.

Friday, 04 March 2016 14:36

Chicago Midwinter recap

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Wind and snow didn’t stop 30,000 attendees from getting to Chicago Midwinter this year despite numerous cancelled or delayed flights getting to Chicago.

The festivities began Wednesday night with the Oral Health America Gala and benefit.  Mardi Gras was the theme of the cocktail reception where partygoers showed off their party beads and masks. After some fun, everyone was escorted into the ballroom where Dr. Michael C. Alfano received the OHA’s 2016 Gala Tribute Award.  Congratulations to Dr. Alfano!

As a proud support of Oral Health America, DentalEZ® staff and guests enjoyed a night filled with entertainment and supporting this outstanding organization.  
Dr. Michael Alfano receiving 2016 Gala Tribute Award.


DentalEZ employees having fun at the Gala

Thursday morning the real fun began. DentalEZ was out early on the show floor, demonstrating products from all our brands to dental professionals from the Chicago area and beyond.  In operatory equipment we showcased the new Ortho Cart from DentalEZ Equipment Solutions, as well as, our sterilization center and additional cabinets from our NextGen® Workstation line. Our NuSimplicityTM Chair was on display in 3 operatory settings, one even showed our custom embroidery capabilities! RAMVAC®Utility Solutions included the durable and efficient dry vacuum line of Bulldogs, Bisons, plus Osprey compressors with heads that are 100% duty cycle rated, and the RAMVAC® Amalgam HoG which meets all the new EPA Rules.


On display: NuSimplicity Chairs and NextGen cabinets


On display: J/V Generation Operatory Package, Sterilization Center, OrthoCart, and NuSimplicity Chair

StarDental® Instrument Solutions had the new iStarTM Prophy Handpiece on display and available to try. We even gave away iStars to three lucky winners! In case you missed out on the iStar give-a-way, we have a special promotion running now through June 30th, 2016.  Purchase an iStar and receive a box of Young Angles.


Utility room products plus the ErgoEZ with newly available LED lighting from NevinLabs Workstations.

DentalEZ would like to thank all the visitors to our booth. Chicago Midwinter was just one of the many exciting events going on this year, be sure to visit us at the Hinman Dental Conference and Mid-Atlantic Dental Meetings in March. 

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