Edited by Dentaltown staff
Townie News Wire: Week of March 13, 2017
The news of the week includes Procter & Gamble, Crosstex International Inc., Shofu Dental Corporation, Lares Research and EnvisonTEC Inc.
1.Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio commercialized the Oral-B Compact Clean manual toothbrush with a head that is 25% smaller than traditional brushes. The brush was designed in response to surveys of millennials who “wanted a small brush head that cleaned well.” www.pg.com
2. Crosstex International Inc. in Hauppauge, New York in conjunction with its subsidiary Accutron Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona launched the AXESS™ Mask and nitrous oxide sedation system. Crosstex is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cantel Medical Corporation in Little Falls, New Jersey. www.crosstex.com www.accutron-inc.com www.cantelmedical.com
3. Shofu Dental Corporation in San Marcus, California expanded its CAD/CAM line of hybrid ceramic materials with the introduction of HC Blocks/Discs. In addition, the company commercialized the BurButler that holds and stores abrasives of various shank sizes. www.shofu.com
4. Lares Research in Chico, California expanded its line of high-speed dental handpieces with the introduction of the Legacy 5 – the only dental handpiece with a 5-year warranty. These handpieces include Lares’ proprietary SteelGrip checking system and DynamicPrecision balancing. Product details may be found at www.laresdental.com.
5. EnvisonTEC Inc. in Dearborn, Michigan plans a 2nd quarter launch of several of its Vida cDLM (continuous Digital Light Manufacturing) 3-D high-speed printers. The company is currently shipping the E-Dent 400 and E-Gum models. www.envisiontec.com
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