Wednesday, October 20, 2010

So what was new at the 2010 ADA Session in Orlando?-Misc

The Eco Dentistry Association's Green Lounge was the scene of a lot of activity on the exhibit floor.The purpose of the Green Lounge is to educate dental professionals about how they can tap into the rapidly growing green movement in dentistry.

“We want dental professionals to see that going green is not about doing everything at once, but about knowing your options and making the right choices for your practice.," said Ms. Beck. "There are many shades of green. High-tech dentists often find they’re greener than they think they are.”


See how you can join The GreenDOCTM Dental Office Certification Program has everything dental offices need to get started on greening, and provides the opportunity to reach dentistry's highest standards of eco-friendly practice through a rigorous but attainable certification program.


The CAO Group is a company you have probably never heard of but will soon. They have a lot of interesting products. I got to try their new Sheer White Bleaching Film. This film sticks to your teeth for 1 hour. No sliding strips like other similar products. Look for future products delivered in a similar method for dispensing desensitizing agents and chlorhexidine. I tried the bleaching film and it was simple to remove after 1 hour.

If you are looking for Probiotics check out Oragenics www.oragenics.com. ProBiora3 is a proprietary blend of three naturally occurring strains of beneficial bacteria, including Streptococcus oralis, Streptococcus uberis , and Streptococcus rattus , which promote fresher breath, whiter teeth, and support overall oral health. We believe that ProBiora3 is the most comprehensive oral probiotic technology currently available in the oral care market. The scientific basis for the oral health and cosmetic benefits provided by these three strains of bacteria has been documented in numerous peer-reviewed publications over the last 30 years. We promote ProBiora3 as the active ingredient in our over-the-counter consumer branded products, including EvoraPlus, EvoraKids, Teddy’s Pride and EvoraPro. EvoraPlus and EvoraKids are flavored probiotic tablets intended for twice-daily use by adults and children, respectively, after brushing their teeth. Teddy’s Pride is intended for companion pets such as cats and dogs, and comes in powder form, which is odorless and tasteless. The powder is intended to be sprinkled on a pet’s food once per day. EvoraPro is a professional strength product designed for the dental office channel. In addition to our house-branded products, we also market ProBiora3 as an active ingredient for private label products, as well as in bulk for licensing applications.



That wraps up the coverage form the ADA.  Before you know it I will be reviewing the Greater NY meeting. Hope to see you there.

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