July 7, 2015

WATCH: A Guide to Bonding and Cementation

Duration: 58 minutes Presenter: Dr Lee Ann Brady This CE webinar will look at the current options for bonding and cementation of indirect restorations. With so many choices today it can be confusing. Simple decision points will be presented to know when to use conventional cementation or a true bonding protocol. We will also look at the current choices in materials and which clinical situations they are best for. View a short excerpt of the tutorial here or click the image below to watch the full tutorial free of charge! About Dr Brady Dr. Brady earned her D.M.D. degree from the University Of Florida College Of Dentistry. She has worked in a variety of practice models from small fee-for-service offices to large insurance-dependent practices, as an associate an...

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July 7, 2015

Free Product Tutorial: GC FujiCEM® 2

Luting cements play an important role in the long-term success of indirect restorations. This module will introduce you to new GC FujiCEM 2 Automix, and show how it delivers remarkable strength, fracture toughness, and the versatility of a resin-reinforced glass ionomer—while giving you the confidence of an exact mix for the best possible physical properties.   Here is an overview of GC FujiCEM 2 Automix properties: Strong Retention Optimal chemical balance for maximum adhesion to tooth structure. The early, high compressive and flexural strength provides the best possible support for your indirect restorations. Sealing Ability and Marginal Integrity Superior chemical bonding to tooth structure maintains the marginal seal, minimizing the risk of ...

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June 22, 2015

GC and PH2OH Featured at ADHA in Nashville, TN

AT Stills Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH) is collaborating with GC America to enhance technologies that continue to improve overall health and wellness.  ASDOH has launched a new application called PH2OH (pH of Oral Health). The PH2OH App measures and records the pH of saliva, which is known to play an important role in maintaining good oral health. The goal of bring together ASDOH's technology and GC America's innovative oral health products is to continue to support the vitality and well-being of people all over the world.   AT Still/ASDOH and GC showcased booths at the 2015 American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  ASDOH’s PH2OH booth was at the Innovation Center in collaboration with GC America, a major ...

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May 6, 2015

Product Review: Master Our Latest Specialized Veneering Ceramic – GC Initial™ LiSi

Do you want to know what it's like to use GC's Initial LiSi product? Joshua Polansky, dental technician and owner of Niche Dental Studio, recently tested Initial LiSi on a number of cases and was surprised by the results. This is what he had to say: Here are five reasons why you should consider GC Initial LiSi: Superior natural aesthetics, specially designed and adapted to the light dynamics of lithium disilicate frameworks Low firing temperature and exactly cross-matched coefficients of thermal expansion with high stability, even after multiple firings Comprehensive shade and layering system Simple handling and short learning curve Quick, aesthetic and economical results   If you are interested in using Initial LiSi yourself, why not take advantag...

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April 8, 2015

Webinar: Incorporating Minimally Invasive Techniques into Your Office Treatment Protocols

GC America is proud to have created a library of online, on demand webinars by leading experts on a range of dental topics which is accessible to dental professionals who are looking to broaden their skills, improve their product techniques while earning CE credits. If you would like to enhance your knowledge, or that of your team members, on the topic of minimally invasive techniques, we recommend the following 1 hour webinar presented by Daniel Ward, DDS. The presentation title is Less is More - Incorporating Minimally Invasive Techniques into your Office Treatment Protocols and can be streamed online at no cost, worth 1 CE Credit. During the webinar Dr. Ward discusses: Non-invasive remineralization techniques Calcium phosphate products that patients can use at home to ...

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April 8, 2015

Webinar: Using Fluoride Varnish for Improved Patient Outcomes

  GC America is proud to have created a library of online, on demand webinars by leading experts on a range of dental topics which is accessible to dental professionals who are looking to broaden their skills, improve their product techniques while earning CE credits. If you would like to enhance your knowledge, or that of your team members, on the topic of fluoride varnish, we can recommend the following 1 hour webinar presented by Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD. The presentation title is Fluoride Varnish: Improving Patient Satisfaction and Office Production and can be streamed online at no cost, worth 1 CE Credit. During the tutorial Dr Maragliano-Muniz discusses the what, why and how of fluoride varnish: What is fluoride varnish? Why should I use fluoride varnish?...

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April 7, 2015

MI Paste Plus: RECALDENT™ (CPP-ACP) Release Bio-Available Calcium and Phosphate and Fluoride

“If you want to heal a tooth the best thing you can give it is calcium and phosphate in a very specific concentration, with a little bit of fluoride. And when you do that, you super saturate the mouth with calcium phosphate, which helps restore the mineral balance. The only product that does that is MI Paste.” Dr Brian Nový, 2009 Winner of ADA Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year. MI Paste and MI Paste Plus by GC America are the only products for professional use containing the active ingredient RECALDENT™ (CPP-ACP), a special milk-derived protein that has a unique ability to release bio-available calcium and phosphate (and fluoride in MI Paste Plus) to tooth surfaces.  Since their introduction to the dental market, MI Paste and MI Paste Plus have become essenti...

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April 7, 2015

MI Varnish: RECALDENT™ (CPP-ACP) and BIOAVAILABLE

"As a clinician MI Varnish is a must! When applying MI Varnish to the teeth, the flowability and maneuvering of the brush was excellent. This is the best applicator brush I've used. Adherence was no problem at all. When choosing a fluoride varnish, I take several things into consideration. It is not just how the product works for me as a clinician. Equally important is how the patient reacts to the product. Patient compliance and acceptance will not only make a huge difference in my job but it also helps to determine the out come of the use of the product. MI Varnish has the greatest acceptance rate of any product I have ever used. Patients love that it is not gummy, runny or leave you with a bad taste in your mouth." Noel Brandon Kelsch, RDHAP   MI Varnish by GC America with...

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February 26, 2015

On-Demand Webinars: Refine Your Restorative Techniques

At GC America we understand the demands on dentists as well as the importance of continued education. Refining your restorative techniques and strategies takes time and practice. This is why we have made available a large number of on-demand learning sessions, accessible online for learning on the go. The following two online classes will be of particular interest to dentists who are wanting to improve their knowledge and skills in minimally invasive dentistry as well as creating natural esthetics with your restorations. Title: Less is More - Incorporating Minimally Invasive Techniques into your Office Treatment Protocols Presenter: Dr. Daniel Ward, DDS Duration: 64 minutes Released: 4/16/14 CE Credits: 1 CEU (Home Study) Watch the On-demand Class Now Cost: no charge It has ...

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February 24, 2015

Clinical Evidence: EQUIA Performs Like Composite in Class I and Class II Fillings

Results from an independent four-year randomized clinical trial* which evaluated the clinical performance of EQUIA were recently published in a leading oral health journal. The study, led by Professor Sevil Gurgan from the Department of Restorative Dentistry at Hacettepe University in Turkey, concluded that EQUIA performs like composite in Class I and Class II fillings, offering a durable solution for posterior restorations. These findings support the growing evidence of EQUIA’s favorable properties as a restorative solution, highlighting the evolution of glass ionomer restorative materials in recent years and paving the way for modern dentistry. Reliable posterior restorations The clinical trial was conducted on permanent posterior teeth both in Class 1 and Class 2 carious lesions ...

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