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Wednesday, 20 January 2010 04:00

Practice Dentistry Pain-Free

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Book Over the past few months, I have been recommending and illustrating simple yet effective stretches that you can do chair side to help alleviate work-related pain.  As you continue your proactive approach to a pain-free career, I suggest adding this book to your library. DentalEZ has long been on the forefront of designing and promoting ergonomic equipment. As a result of our stance, we have been a long-time supporter of Bethany Valachi’s educational efforts in reference to dental ergonomics including use of ergonomic equipment, exercise, and the overall process of working more comfortably. In her recent book, Practice Dentistry Pain-Free: Evidence-based Strategies to Prevent Pain and Extend your Career, Bethany points out how to:
  • Recognize pain syndromes unique to dentistry
  • Implement appropriate interventions for chronic back, neck, shoulder, hand, or wrist pain.
  • Select the proper equipment that fits you and your operatory
  • Correct damaging posture and body mechanics before they cause pain
  • Perform chairside stretches in your operatory in order to prevent micro-trauma
  • Identify which exercises benefit dental professionals and which exercises to avoid
To find out more information on Bethany’s book, visit her website. To learn more about DentalEZ’s ergonomic equipment, please contact your local sales representative.
Monday, 18 January 2010 05:26

Boston or Vegas?

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Are you planning on heading to Boston for the Yankee Dental Show? How about Las Vegas for the American Academy of Dental Group Practice Show? Next week kicks off two great meetings in the industry, one on the East coast and one on the West. Whichever location you choose, DentalEZ will be there! So stop by our exhibit booth and check out our exciting new products and money-saving promotions. The Yankee Dental Show is has always been a great show to attend.  The 35th annual Yankee meeting will take place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and will feature:
  • For the first time, Live Dentistry on the exhibit floor
  • An exhibit hall featuring the latest technologies and industry trends
  • Over 300 courses
Stop by DentalEZ Booth #1407 during Yankee exhibit dates, January 28-30th. In addition, the 38th annual American Academy of Dental Group Practice (AADGP) Show will be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas from January 27-30th. AADGP is the place to be for the dentist already part of a group practice, or the dental professional just looking to find out more information about the dental group concept. Stop by DentalEZ Booth # 413 to discuss how we support and partner with group practices, offering benefits such as:
  • Value Pricing
  • Custom Choices to Meet Your Needs
  • Our Personal and Dedicated Group Practice Team
Visit with us at the January 28th break sessions from 2:15-3:00 and 3:45-5:15 in the exhibit hall. Also, feel free to stop by and have breakfast on us! Meet us at the exhibit hall, as DentalEZ will be proudly sponsoring the Friday, January 29th breakfast meeting between 7:30 and 8:30 am. During both the Yankee Show and the Group Practice Show, you will have the opportunity to demo our NEW products, take advantage of our aggressive show-ONLY specials (valid only during the exhibit days), and enter to win in our many give-away drawings! Remember, our exhibit booth is #1407 at Yankee Dental and #413 at AADGP.  See you there!
Friday, 15 January 2010 11:15

Dental community to help Haitians

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With the recent earthquake catastophe in Haiti, organizations and individuals all around the world are stepping up to offer help to the people of Haiti.  The dental community is part of this effort.   In a recent post on Dr. Bicuspid.com there is an article about certain members of the dental community who are pitching in to help out in Haiti after the massive earthquake. Let's give a round of applause to these dentists who are lending a helping hand.   Read the full article on Dr. Bicuspid's web site.
Friday, 15 January 2010 06:00

Blis-sonic™ Wins Townie Choice Award

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Blis-sonic_Scalers We are pleased to announce DentalEZ is the proud recipient of a 2009 Townie Choice Award for its ergonomically-designed Titan® Blis-sonic Scalers. The scalers are featured in the December 2009 “Special Edition” Townie Choice Award issue of Dentaltown, which highlights several remarkable products that support the dental profession on a daily basis. Voted on by more than 1200 dental professionals, the Townie Choice Awards were created to provide dental professionals with another source of information when making difficult purchase decisions. This is the only award in dentistry that comes directly from the professionals who treat patients every day. “DentalEZ is extremely pleased that our Blis-sonic Scalers have been recognized by Dentaltown,” remarked Richard Gross, StarDental Senior Product Manager.  “To have our sonic scalers viewed as the overall leader in its category among dental professionals, who actually use our products in their everyday work, is the highest compliment.” The Titan Blis-sonic SW (swivel) and Blis-sonic K (fixed connection) are portable, air powered sonic scalers available in 4-line swivel and fixed backend configurations. The lightweight design of the Blis-sonic is clinically proven to effectively remove stubborn calculus deposits and stains from the tooth surface, while providing an extremely gentle cleaning. For more information on the Blis-sonic scalers, visit our website.
Tuesday, 12 January 2010 21:00

Visit DentalEZ: Upcoming Meetings

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We at DentalEZ are excited to start the New Year!  With the start of a new year comes another year of industry conventions and meetings. DentalEZ will be front and center at the following meetings next week to say hello, show you our new product advancements, and present exciting new promotions and offers. Southwest Dental Conference January 21-23, 2010 Booth # 1214 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention January 21-23, 2010. Booth # 425 We look forward to seeing you!
Thursday, 07 January 2010 21:00

Dr. Wu Wins FREE Handpiece

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Dec2009_La-denseuse-bleue_D Have you visited the StarDental MoHA site?  If not you are missing out on a chance to win a free handpiece!  Not to mention other great opportunities. Dr. William Wu of Philadelphia, PA wins this month’s StarDental handpiece of choice with his entry shown above. Don't miss out!  Find out how you can win a FREE handpiece next month here.
Thursday, 07 January 2010 04:40

Going Green: Fresh, Clean Water

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ECO The ECO Dentistry Association, an organization designed to support dentists in the transition of making their practices “green”, recently put out a compelling newsletter on the environmental issue of water, and what dentists can do locally in their own practice to assist on the issues of water pollution and water shortages. As the ECO Dentistry Association points out, the average dental vacuum system uses roughly 360 gallons of water a day AND every 15 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease. So what can you do? ECO recommends a few key initiatives to help reduce the waste of water and water pollution in your practice:
  1. Install an amalgam separator
  2. Use waterless hand sanitizer
  3. Properly dispose of toxic x-ray fixer and sterilization solutions
  4. Distill your water in-office with a countertop distiller
  5. Install a dry-vacuum system
  According to the association, current reports estimate that 3.7 tons of mercury waste enters our water stream annually from dental offices. By installing an amalgam separator, such as the RAMVAC®’s Hg5, the system can intercept microscopic particles and even capture “dissolved” mercury to help keep sewer discharge more than 99% free from heavy metals. As for dry-vacuum systems, RAMVAC’s Bison® and Bulldog® dental vacuums are 100% water-free, completely eliminating vacuum related water and sewage consumption.   For more information on RAMVAC’s “green” product solutions, visit our website. And be sure to check out the ECO Dentistry Association’s website for more Green Saving tips.   Source: Member News. ECO Dentistry Association, November 2009. Volume1-Issue 1
Tuesday, 05 January 2010 05:30

Design Your Operatory On-Line

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Are you planning on building, expanding, or just completely making over your operatory? The number of things to consider when taking on a major design project can be a bit overwhelming: space requirements, laying out a floor plan, incorporating equipment and latest technologies, interior design…just to name a few. Luckily, most local dealers offer complete design services to assist you in the planning, design, and execution of your goals. You want to create a nice balance between enhanced office and patient flow, increased functionality, and, of course, esthetic design. We at DentalEZ can help you get started on the esthetic design right now! Check out our interactive operatory color chooser. This tool makes it convenient for you to instantly visualize your products and end-result, all-the-while experimenting with wall and floor color choices within the operatory to see what looks best. You can select your very own choice of DentalEZ patient chair, style and color of upholstery, cabinet laminate options, counter top solid surface samples, wall and flooring colors, and more! Build the operatory of your dreams!  You can then save or print your desired operatory design to take to your dealer…it’s that easy. Visit DentalEZ homepage and select Operatory Color Choices to start designing your dream operatory today!
Handpieces_HiLo In order to provide our valued clients with maximum flexibility, DentalEZ has recently changed our Free Goods policy for all of our StarDental® specials.  Starting January 1st through March 31st, 2010, we will now offer a Mix & Match FREE GOODS program which means tremendous flexibility to choose the products you truly want. In other words, we do not want you to be limited to only certain FREE GOODS in the one category from which you purchased… For example, if you purchase high-speed handpieces, you may want to mix & match free goods from the high-speed, low-speed, and/or hygiene product lines.  Why should we determine what free product you may need…now the choice is yours! Special details: BUY one of the following:
  • 2 High-Speed Handpieces
  • 2 Low-Speed Motors
  • 3 Prophy Star® 3
  • 3 Titan® Blis-sonic™ Scalers
GET 2 of the following: Mix and Match
  • High or Low-Speed Swivels
  • Turbines
  • Low-Speed Angles
  • Low-Speed Attachments
  • Torque Multipliers
  • Scaler Tips (4 - mix & match)
Click here for complete details on all StarDental handpieces and take advantage of this offer now!
Friday, 01 January 2010 04:00

Happy New Year!

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FireWorks New Year’s is a time where we can celebrate a new beginning and put another year behind us. As we get ready to ring in the New Year with family and friends, fireworks, a champagne toast, New Year resolutions, and the traditional NYC ball drop, we at DentalEZ® are ramping up and getting excited for 2010!  With exciting new products, special offers, and new programs to look forward to, we hope next year is bigger and better than ever! Cheers to a Happy New Year and working together in the coming year! Let us know in the poll below, do you have a New Year’s Resolution? [poll id="6"]

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