New products from CDA Presents 2017 in San Francisco

By Tony Edwards, editor in chief

August 25, 2017 -- SAN FRANCISCO - A highlight of the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting is the many new, useful, and interesting products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a look at some of the offerings from companies such as Air Techniques, Sikka Software, Zest Dental Solutions, and more.

Imaging products

Air Techniques debuts digital system

Dental equipment manufacturer Air Techniques has introduced a digital radiography system.

The ScanX Intraoral View system includes a scanner and a touchscreen for all intraoral formats. The system offers the capability to scan up to four plates simultaneously.

See the system at booth No. 429.

The ScanX digital radiography system. Image courtesy of Air Techniques.

Oral pathology products

DenMat launches oral screening device

DenMat has launched a new oral screening device at this week's CDA Presents meeting.

The ViziLite Pro oral lesion screening system offers an effective and fast screening system, according to the company. The device uses shortwave LED emissions to view biofluorescence and enhance the ability to screen the patient's mouth. One charge allows the practitioner to screen more than 100 patients.

See the device at booth No. 731.

ViziLite Pro
The ViziLite Pro oral lesion screening system from DenMat.

Practice management products

Sikka Software now interacts with Amazon's Echo

Sikka Software's practice management software can now be run hands-free through Amazon's Echo.

The interface allows practitioners to use their usual language to check data, schedules, and more without having to touch a computer or screen. Using natural language processing, this HIPAA-compliant program allows practitioners to access their practice information wherever they have an Amazon Echo or Dot.

See it in action at booth No. 311.

Sikka Software now interacts with Amazon
Amazon's Echo Dot now enables hands-free communication with Sikka Software.

Hygiene products

Freestyle handpiece
The Freestyle handpiece from Prophy Magic.

Prophy Magic introduces new handpiece

Prophy Magic has introduced its new Freestyle handpiece.

The lightweight Freestyle handpiece is designed to be quieter than traditional handpieces, which may reduce patient stress, according to the company. The handpiece allows for easy loading and prophy paste control.

See the product at booth No. 631.

Restorative products

Zest Dental offers new resin cement

Zest Dental Solutions has debuted a new universal resin cement.

Cem EZ is a dual-cure universal resin cement. It can be used for luting crowns, inlays, onlays, and posts and provides long-term color stability and compatibility with various bonding agents, according to the company.

See the cement at booth No. 1522.

Cem EZ
The Cem EZ dual-cure resin cement from Zest Dental Solutions.

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

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