By Tony Edwards, editor in chief

May 1, 2017 -- A highlight of the California Dental Association's upcoming CDA Presents 2017 meeting in Anaheim, CA, will be the many products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a preview of these products.

Part one of our preview of new products on display at CDA Presents includes endodontic, hygiene, and imaging products. Look for part two featuring pain management and restorative products on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Endodontic products

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics features handpiece and app

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics is featuring the X-Smart IQ cordless motor handpiece and Apple iOS application at the CDA Presents meeting.

The X-Smart IQ is a continuous and reciprocating cordless motor controlled by an Apple iOS application. The cordless handpiece and app offer a full-treatment solution for every step of the endodontic process from patient education to treatment data, according to the company. The iOS app allows the synchronization of future products and immediate updates.

See the product at booth No. 1304.

X-Smart IQ handpiece and iOS application
The X-Smart IQ handpiece and iOS application. Image courtesy of Dentsply Sirona Endodontics.

Pac-Dent debuts rotary file systems

Pac-Dent will debut the Pac-Taper and Pac-File rotary file systems.

The Pac-Taper rotary files have variable taper designs for canal shaping procedures. The Pac-File rotary instruments have a constant taper and are available in .04 and .06 taper and ISO tip sizes 15 to 60. Both file designs are available in regular nickel titanium (NiTi) and Pac-Dent's proprietary heat-treated Conform NiTi.

See the file systems at booth No. 1433.

The Pac-Taper. Image courtesy of Pac-Dent.

Roydent launches endodontic materials

Roydent Dental is launching its new Aha line of bite registration, impression, and putty materials.

The materials offer a solid, durable impression that will hold up and stay true, according to the company.

See the materials at booth No. 1729.

Hygiene and periodontal products

A-dec launches new handpiece line

A-dec has launched a lightweight line of hygiene handpieces.

The W&H Proxeo hygiene handpieces accommodate all leading cups and brushes. The lightweight handpiece has a microhead design and offers an ultrasmooth swivel and precision ball bearings.

See the collection at booth No. 1144.

ProxeoHP 44TS
The ProxeoHP 44TS. Image courtesy of A-dec.

Axess mask
The Axess mask. Image courtesy of Crosstex and Accutron.

Crosstex, Accutron show new nasal mask

Crosstex and Accutron are showcasing its new nitrous oxide/oxygen nasal mask for patients.

The Axess mask is a single-use, lightweight, low-profile mask that fits over the patient's nose. The mask is available in three sizes. It comes in scented (mint and bubblegum) and unscented versions.

See the mask at the Accutron booths, Nos. 316 and 416, and the Crosstex booth No. 527.

American Eagle adds to instrument line

American Eagle has added a line of periodontal instruments.

The Pro Thin line of seven instruments has thinner blades and lighter handles, according to the company. The line includes the M23 Thin scaler and thinner versions of the Blackjack scaler, Barnhart 5-6 curette, and Gracey Access curettes 1-2, 7-8, 13-14, and 15-16.

See the line at booth No. 717.

Pro Thin line
The Pro Thin line. Image courtesy of American Eagle.

Water Pik introduces oral care product for orthodontic patients

 Ortho Care
The Ortho Care. Image courtesy of Water Pik.

Water Pik has launched a new oral care product for orthodontics users.

The Ortho Care combines water flosser and sonic toothbrush technologies. It is designed to work throughout orthodontic treatments and includes special water flossing tips for each phase of orthodontic treatment.

See the product at booth No. 1116.

Imaging products

DEXIS launches new intraoral camera

DEXIS is introducing a new high-definition (HD) intraoral video camera at the Anaheim meeting.

The DEXcam 4 HD intraoral video camera offers clear and focused images in real-time. The anodized aluminum housing adds a degree of durability, and the camera allows for capture control directly from the handpiece. The camera is designed for both left- and right-handed users.

See the camera at booth No. 1434.

DEXcam 4 HD
The DEXcam 4 HD. Image courtesy of DEXIS.

Encompass 3D imaging system
The Encompass 3D imaging system. Image courtesy of Panoramic.

Panoramic highlights digital imaging system

Panoramic is highlighting a new digital imaging system at CDA Presents.

The Encompass 3D digital panoramic/cephalometric imaging produces high-definition images and offers various small, medium, and large field-of-view options ranging from 5 x 5 cm to 23 x 16 cm. The system enables practitioners to take panoramic or cephalometric images, along with images of the temporomandibular joint and sinuses, and perform other 2D functionalities.

See the unit at booth No. 1739.

KaVo features CBCT imaging system

OP 3D Pro
The OP 3D Pro. Image courtesy of KaVo.

KaVo is featuring a cone-beam CT (CBCT) 3D imaging system at the CDA Presents meeting in Anaheim.

The Orthopantomograph OP 3D Pro is a three-in-one imaging system that offers a full range of protocols to handle both routine and highly specialized procedures. The OP 3D Pro provides incredible flexibility to address the changing needs of practitioners, according to the company. It features a range of volumes and resolutions with automatic dose control technology with 3D.

The system is designed to be upgradeable and expandable, and a cephalometric option is available, according to KaVo.

Editor's note: No fee was paid to for inclusion in this editorial feature.

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