Edited by Dentaltown staff
Townie News Wire: Week of August 7, 2017
The news of the week includes Practicon Inc., Delta Dental, the Massachusetts Dental Society, Integrated Dental Systems, Coltene and the Townie Choice Awards PSA.
1. Practicon Inc. in Greenville, North Carolina began distributing SensorGuards, reusable guards to protect intraoral digital sensor cables. In addition, Practicon is also offering dentists the disposable VacuGrip that allows clinicians to use their high-speed vacuum to hold onto small indirect restorations. www.practicon.com
2. Delta Dental of Massachusetts introduced a new Affordable dental insurance plan called total Choice PPO.
The Massachusetts Dental Society, with around 4,500 members, opposes this new dental insurance program saying that “it would force them to pack more patients into a day and rush through appointments.”
3. ids (integrated dental systems) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey began marketing FRINGS®, forceps with springs that are available in eight different beak designs. This product is manufactured by INOX Tools Corporation and carries a lifetime guarantee. www.idsimplants.com
4. Coltene in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio expanded its line of resin-based cement.
SoloCem and DuoCem are now available. www.coltene.com
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