ADA/FDI & ICOI M EETIN GS XXXXXX DENTAL TRIBUNE DENTAL TRIBUNE DENTAL TRIBUNE The World’s Dental Newspaper · U.S. Edition The World’s Dental Newspaper · U.S. Edition The World’s Dental Newspaper · U.S. Edition AUGUST 2019 — Vol. 14, No. 8 DATE 2018 — Vol. 13, No. XX www.dental-tribune.com www.dental-tribune.com www.dental-tribune.com www.dental-tribune.com GLIDEWELL SYMPOSIUM, NOV. 8–9 NEW PRODUCT TO TREAT PULPOTOMIES NEW LOUPES EXPAND YOUR VISION Hilton Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria in Orlando will host the expanded two-day program packed with intensive training. ” page 3 Katherine Steyer of BISCO Dental Products explains how TheraCal PT works as a barrier and protectant of the dental pulpal complex. ” page 4 Designs for Vision describes its Panoramic Field Loupes as the most significant advancement in telescope design in a hundred years. ” page 6 ADA and FDI meetings link up in San Francisco World Dental Congress 2019 is Sept. 4–8, at Moscone Center The ADA FDI World Dental Con- gress, a combination of the an- nual meetings of the American Dental Association and FDI World Dental Association, will be cel- ebrating ADA’s 160th anniversary as well as the 150th anniversary of the San Fran- cisco Dental Society. The ADA and FDI associations are pre- senting the meeting in San Francisco with support from the California Dental Association and the San Francisco Dental Society. Anchoring the celebrations will be an expansive array of C.E. courses, exhibi- tors, entertainment and numerous spe- cial events and activities. The ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019 will be held from Sept. 4–8 at the Moscone Center. Attendees will be able to participate in a scientific program that comprises more than 350 lectures and workshops and visit a three-day exhibit hall filled with more than 500 companies and organiza- tions from around the world All of this will be available against the backdrop of San Francisco and the Bay Participate in a scientific program of more than 350 lectures and workshops; visit an exhibit hall with more than 500 companies from around the world; and explore the iconic sights of San Francisco and the Bay Area — all at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress. Photo/Christian Heeb, provided by the California Travel and Tourism Commission Area with endless opportunities for ex- ploration. Combined, the ADA and FDI represent 1 million oral-health professionals in 130 countries. This year’s historic joint meet- ing brings together these two organiza- tions that influence health policy affect- ing billions of patients worldwide. The opening ceremony and general session will spotlight how dental profession- als succeed by working together toward achieving optimal health for every hu- man being. Among the special activities will be “A Taste of San Francisco” on Friday eve- ning, Sept. 6, which will enable ticket holders to roam the “city” to see the art of Mission Street, taste fresh seafood from Fisherman’s Wharf, experience the dif- ferent cultures in Chinatown and more, — without leaving Moscone Center. Registration and more details are avail- able at www.world-dental-congress.org/ registration. (Source: ADA/FDI) National Dental Association panel explores U.S. health-gap solutions Henry Schein Inc. Chairman and CEO Stanley Bergman was among a group of health-care-related industry leaders who participated in a panel discussion at the 2019 National Dental Association Con- vention President’s Symposium, which this year explored the challenges associ- ated with bridging the health gap in the 21st century. The other symposium panelists were Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, president, AARP National Volunteers, and Rear Admiral Timothy L. Ricks, DMD, MPH, chief dental officer of the U.S. Pub- lic Health Service and assistant surgeon general of the United States. The panel of distinguished leaders dis- cussed the roles of the public, private and philanthropic sectors to identify and ad- dress the factors that lead to disparities in health care. The panel was moderated by Hazel J. Harper Johns, DDS, MPH. Wel- come remarks were delivered by NDA President John T. Daniels II, DDS, FICOI. ” See GAP, page 4 Permit #1396 Permit #1396 Bellmawr, N.J. San Antonio, TX San Antonio, TX Permit No. 1239 US Postage Paid U.S. Postage U.S. Postage PRST STD PRSRT STD PRSRT STD PAID PAID New York, N.Y. 10011 New York, N.Y. 10011 New York, N.Y. 10011 Forest Hills, NY 11375 Suite #500 Suite #500 Suite #500 118-35 Queens Blvd, Ste 400 116 West 23rd Street 116 West 23rd Street 116 West 23rd Street Dental Tribune America Dental Tribune America Dental Tribune America Dental Tribune America
4 INDUSTRY Dental Tribune U.S. Edition | August 2019 Treat pulpotomies with TheraCal PT Resin-modified calcium silicate performs as barrier and protectant of pulpal complex By Fred Michmershuizen, Dental Tribune Staff BISCO has introduced TheraCal PT — a biocompatible, dual-cured, resin-modi- fied calcium silicate designed for pulp- otomy treatment. It’s the latest product in BISCO’s “Thera” family of products that also includes TheraCem self-adhe- sive resin cement and TheraCal LC pulp capping liner. All three products feature resin-modified calcium silicate technol- ogy with calcium releasing abilities. During an interview conducted at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting in Chicago, Kather- ine Steyer, product marketing manager at BISCO Dental Products, explained that TheraCal PT maintains tooth vitality by performing as a barrier and protectant of the dental pulpal complex. ADA/ FDI BOOTH NOS. 1453, 5745, CN10 Steyer said that when a primary tooth is compromised, it is important to save it because it is important for speech, for mastication and for guiding adult teeth. Steyer explained that TheraCal PT is particularly helpful in treating children because it can be used for immediate res- toration. No mixing required What’s more, TheraCal PT does not re- quire mixing like MTA, Steyer said. And further, unlike calcium hydroxide, it is moisture tolerant, she said. Another plus, Steyer said, is that it is radiopaque, allow- ing for easy identification and differen- tiation from recurrent decay and other restorative materials. “What’s great about this product is an easy application with its direct syringe,” Steyer said. “We have a working time of minimum 45 seconds and a setting time ” See PULPOTOMIES, page 6 In the exhibit hall at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting in Chicago, Katherine Steyer of BISCO Dental Products holds TheraCal PT, BISCO Dental’s new product designed for pulpotomy treatment. Photo/Fred Michmershuizen, Dental Tribune Staff Institutes of Health and the U.S. Public Health Service’s Oral Health Coordinating Committee. He identified challenges and opportunities that have emerged since publication of the first report in 2000 and described key issues currently affecting oral health, such as dis- ease prevention and treatment strategies for an aging population, trends in the dental workforce and factors contributing to the rising cost of health care. In his remarks, titled “The Power of Us,” Bergman shared key insights on a variety of topics, ranging from trends affecting the practice of dentistry and the rise of consumerism to the growing demand for diversity and cultural competency among health professionals. “At Henry Schein, we strongly believe in the power of public-private partnership because the global health is- sues we face are too daunting for any single sector to ef- fectively address,” Bergman said. “With our public-pri- vate partnerships, we work with governmental as well as non-governmental organizations, customers and suppliers to make a difference in society. This enables trust, and with trust, you can move things forward – like advancing oral health, for example, by bringing together academia, professionals and public health of- ficials from around the globe.” For more than 100 years, the NDA has been a national forum for minority dentists and a leader in advanc- ing their rights. The NDA promotes oral health equity among people of color by harnessing the collective power of its members, advocating for the needs of and mentoring dental students of color, and raising the pro- file of the profession in their communities. The NDA comprises 39 state and local chapters throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Rep- resenting nearly 8,000 African American dental pro- fessionals and 37 million African Americans, NDA also includes members from across Latin America, Africa, Canada and Saudi Arabia. (Source: Henry Schein) From left, Stanley M. Bergman, chairman and CEO of Henry Schein Inc., joined by Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, president, AARP National Volunteers and Rear Admiral Timothy L. Ricks, DMD, MPH, chief dental officer of the U.S. Public Health Service and assistant surgeon general of the United States. Photo/Provided by Henry Schein Inc. “ GAP, page 1 As a leading voice on issues important to the age-50- plus community, Georges outlined AARP’s health agen- da highlighting efforts to address health inequalities in communities of color and the need for collaboration among all sectors to overcome social determinants that impede seniors from accessing care. Georges stressed the need for greater understanding of oral health as part of overall health as she detailed AARP’s oral health advocacy initiatives and support for including dental benefits in Medicare. Ricks updated attendees on the progress of the “Sur- geon General’s Report on Oral Health,” which was com- missioned by the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Ser- vices, the Office of the Surgeon General, the National
6 INDUSTRY Dental Tribune U.S. Edition | August 2019 Innovative loupes expand your vision By Designs for Vision Staff Designs for Vision is launching several products at the ADA/FDI World Dental Congress exhibit hall, Sept. 5–7, in San Francisco. For the first time, the company will be showing its new patented (U.S. pat. 8928975B2) 3.5x and 4.5x Panoramic Loupes. According to the company, the Panoramic Field Loupes represent the most significant advancement in tele- scope design in more than 100 years. The viewable areas are twice as large as pris- matic expanded-field-designed loupes and up to five times greater than Gali- lean designed optics. Panoramic Field Loupes provide unprecedented field of view, clarity, definition and color, accord- ing to the company. Designs for Vision is also featuring the REALITY 5 Star rated Micro 3.5EF Scopes and Micro 4.5EF Scopes, which use a revo- lutionary optical design that reduces the size of the prismatic telescope by 50 per- cent and reduces the weight by 40 per- cent while providing an expanded field view of the oral cavity. The company also is introducing the Micro 3.0EF in its line of Micro Series Loupes. The Micro 3.0EF has a field of view of 100 mm and weighs less than 70 grams. You can see the lightest 3.0x magnifica- tion with the new 3.0x Galiliean loupes from Designs for Vision. The lightweight Galilean design enables users to step up in magnification while retaining a sharp 70 mm field of view. Designs for Vision is also introduc- ing patented (U.S. pat. 8,851,709 and RE46,463) hands-free infrared technol- ogy with the WireLess IR HDi™ and the Photo/Provided by BISCO Dental “ PULPOTOMIES, page 4 of maximum five minutes, so the child in the chair is not waiting and wiggling around. It’s fast and easy.” “It is dual cured, so you’ll be able to hit it with a light for 10 seconds, and then go ahead and immediately do the resto- ration without having the patient come back,” she said. “It has a great feature of calcium re- lease and an alkaline pH, and it is a bio- compatible product, which is important ADA/ FDI BOOTH NOS. 945, 5744 Micro IR HDi headlights. These headlights feature HDi, Designs for Vision’s exclusive advanced pho- tonic design that provides light distribution uniform with maximum intensity. This feature optically focusses the light from the LED to provide 45 percent more light with uni- form distribution at 5,800° Kel- vin, the ideal color temperature. The patented IR feature en- ables improved infection con- trol by letting practitioners operate the headlight without touching the system. The IR headlights use a built-in infra- red signal to enable turning the light on or off simply and safely. Onboard biometrics sense the position of the headlight to filter out unintended signals while working. Designs for Vision has added the High Definition Imaging to all of its headlights including the LED DayLite® WireLess™ IR and the LED DayLite WireLess Mini, providing a lightweight cordless solution with light in- tensity comparable to many corded headlights. You can choose High Definition Imaging with either a wired or wireless design to meet your preference, and any of the HDi headlights will illu- minate the entire oral cavity. Designs for Vision’s WireLess head- lights free users from being tethered to a battery pack. The simple modular designs uncouple the headlights from a specific frame or single pair of loupes. Prior technology married a cordless light because previous pulpotomy treatment type materials weren’t always biocom- patible,” Steyer said. Additionally, BISCO According to BISCO, TheraCal PT’s chemical formulation consists of syn- thetic Portland Cement calcium silicate particles in a unique hydrophilic matrix. that TheraCal PT’s physical properties resist breakdown and degradation leading to a durable seal. The new product is also in- dicated for direct and indirect pulp cap- ping (liner) and as a base. reports According to Designs for Vision, its Panoramic Field Loupes represent the most significant advancement in telescope design in more than 100 years. Graphic/Provided by Designs for Vision to one pair of loupes via a cumbersome integration of the batteries and electron- ics into the frame. The compact design of the LED DayLite WireLess headlights are independent of any frame/loupes. The LED DayLite Micro HDi uses the new High Definition Imaging with a lightweight headlight in combination with the Micro power pack. The Micro power pack is the lightest and smallest power pack. The complete unit includes two power packs, and each power pack can run up to 10 hours. See for yourself You can see the Visible Difference® yourself by visiting Designs for Vision’s booths at the 2019 World Dental Con- gress booth Nos. 945 (South Hall) or 5744 (North Hall), or contact Designs for Vision to arrange a visit in your office at (800) 345-4009 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More about TheraCal PT formulation TheraCal PT’s chemical consists of synthetic Portland Cement calcium silicate particles in a unique hy- drophilic matrix that facilitates calcium release. TheraCal PT is radiopaque, which, ac- cording to the company, enables easy identification and differentiation from recurrent decay and other restorative materials. BISCO asserts that TheraCal PT’s physical properties resist break- down and degradation leading to a dura- ble seal. TheraCal PT is also indicated for direct and indirect pulp capping (liner) and as a base. BISCO Dental’s line of “Thera” brand products includes TheraCal LC, Thera- Cem and now TheraCal PT. BISCO believes that “better dentistry can be achieved when practicing the THERA way.” For more information about BISCO’s line of Thera products, you can visit the company online at www.bisco.com or call (800) 247-3368.