British Academy of Implant Dentistry in Iraq
The British Academy of Implant Dentistry has successfully
completed the first four modules of its one year Comprehensive
Evidence Based Clinical Dental Implantology Course in Erbil-
Iraq. This course which is run by BAID in collaboration with
the Iraqi Dental Association has received positive feedback,
not only on the scientific content of the course, but also on
the clinical hands-on training which was offered to the 122
course delegates on different implant systems as well as on the
various skills required in implant dentistry, such as photography,
suturing skills, treatment planning, restorative techniques and
In a statement to Smile Dental Journal, BAID chief examiner;
Professor Marco Esposito said that he and the whole team were
impressed with the commitment, enthusiasm and the level of
interest shown by the Iraqi dentists in this advanced implatology
course. In return, Dr. Rafi Aljbori; President of the Iraqi Dental
Association thanked The British Academy of Implant Dentistry
for lining up such prominent speakers and for delivering a well
structured and enjoyable course which is been beneficial for the
iraqi dentists. He has also mentioned that the evidence based
content and the hands on clinical training of this unique course
has already reflected upon the level of implant training in Iraq.
Dr. Hassan Maghaireh, the head of the International Section
of The British Academy of Implant Dentistry and Miss.
Solange Sfeir; BAID Marketing & Courses Administrator have
expressed their gratitude to the course Gold sponsor: Leader
Implants, Silver sponsors: Megagen, Dentarum, Nucleoss
and Biohorizons dental implants and Bronze sponsors: Easy
Implants, for their support in running the hands-on workshops
as part of this one year comprehensive course.
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The Measurement in Implant
Osteointegration Goes Wireless
with Periotest M!
For the first time in Lebanon, Richa Dental Store
introduces the only wireless device available for
measuring the ossteointegration of dental implants
in the bone: Periotest M.
This device can be used with all types of implant,
no need for any special single use accessories or
smart packs, so it is very economical.
The measurement can take place immediately
after the implant insertion, during the healing
phase or even after the loading of the implant:
unlike other devices a long term study is possible
with Periotest M.
It is therefore recommended that implants are
measured routinely using the Periotest. Doing so
will serve to build a sense of security and trust,
both for the dentist and for the patient.
Bosphorus Diamond Dental Burs
from Tekmetal / Turkey
Tekmetal is trying to provide high quality and high performance
diamond dental burs as it is expected.
Bosphorus diamond Dental Burs are manufactured using high
quality raw materials with the tolerance on each shank adjusted to
ensure fitting into any hand piece.
Bosphorus diamond dental burs are produced in a high
technology innovation center using the latest equipments, subject
to quality control to comply the high standards. The unique plating
system gives you the advantages of smoother cut on each bur.
NEW A-DEC Led Light Unveils Brilliant Simplicity
Unveiled to the Middle East and Africa market at the AEEDC exhibition in Dubai, the new
A-dec LED dental operatory light is now available to dentists around the world.
“Designed for optimal visual acuity and treatment-room ergonomics, the A-dec LED is an
outstanding solution that outperforms all other industry options,” says A-dec Product Manager
Tom McCleskey. “By evolving LED technology, we’ve established a new benchmark for
A-dec’s advanced light emitting diode (LED) technology has been optically engineered
specifically for dentists and the dental operatory. The A-dec LED stands alone in the market
because of how well it reduces eye strain and provides optimal ergonomics while ensuring
ample illumination, clarity and depth during treatment.
The new offering features multiple intensity levels, cure-safe mode, low cost of ownership, and
Adjustable intensity levels of 15,000 lux, 25,000 lux, and 30,000 lux at 5,000K are able to flood the oral cavity with a
consistently neutral white light for true-to-life tones, which help practitioners, diagnose clearly. The light’s cure-safe mode emits a
brilliant yellow light at 25,000 lux, enabling the dental team to work effectively without curing photo-initiated resins.
McCleskey also mentions the solution’s ability to reduce eye fatigue because of how the light’s “stadium effect” mitigates
shadows and maintains a uniform light pattern. Plus, its unencumbered controls, unparalleled positionability, and fluid
movement, combine to create outstanding ergonomics.
This latest addition sets a premium standard for A-dec Dental Lights, a family of lighting solutions that also include the A-dec
500 ® Halogen 3-Axis and A-dec 300 ® Halogen 2-Axis.
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Zmack ® system
Your smart choice to create smiles
Zhermack once again satisfies
the needs of its customers by
proposing the new zmack ® system:
universal light-cured composites
for conservative restorations.
The zmack ® system is
specifically conceived to
satisfy the practical needs
of dentists and the aesthetic
needs of both young and
older patients. From the
research and expertise of
our laboratories, zmack ®
combines in one system, a
range of composites zmack ®
comp with zmack ® etch &
zmack ® bond, etchant &
adhesive respectively, to guarantee the highest performance
Zmack ® comp innovates the chromatic system by selecting
an ideal range of eight color shades specifically calibrated
to adapt to the majority of restorations and facilitate the
dentist’s work. The result is a long lasting restoration
perfectly matching the colors of the underlying tissues for
an impeccable and brilliantly natural appearance. As well
as the basic body shades range, there are also two opaque
shades for use in the layering technique.
The micro-hybrid multi-purpose formula of zmack ® comp
gives the product excellent mechanical properties for
functional, reliable, long-lasting reconstructions of both
anterior and posterior teeth. The ideal non-sticky consistency
and shape stability are the handling characteristics we
strived for facilitate the dentist’s work, avoiding the need for
corrections caused by distortions during application.
Zmack ® etch & zmack ® bond complete the restoration work,
guaranteeing high quality adhesion with long-term stability.
Zmack ® etch facilitates application thanks to its creamy
gel consistency. The blue color improves visibility during
application and washing, thanks to a its recognisable
contrast, which last but not least, avoids the risk of overetching
The zmack ® bond, a self priming adhesive binds the
compound to the tissue effectively, creating a reinforced
marginal seal which prevents failures. An ideal viscosity
for an even penetration, the one coat application and the
prevention of post-operative sensitivity make zmack ® bond a
reliable safe partner. Zmack ® bond is effective on both wet
or dry dentin (up to 10sec).
The entire zmack ® system therefore becomes a valid aid
to the dentist and the secret behind the patients’ beautiful
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AEEDC Excellence in Clinical Equipment Award for
WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer
During the recent UAE International Dental Conference & Arab
Dental Exhibition – AEEDC Dubai 2012 – DENTSPLY International
was presented with the AEEDC Dubai Excellence in Clinical Equipment
Award in recognition of WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer. The
AEEDC Dubai 2012 Award winners, selected by the AEEDC Scientific
Advisory Committee, recognise the significant achievements of both
individuals and organisations and their outstanding contributions to
The AEEDC Dubai Excellence in Clinical Equipment Award
commemorates the dental clinic product/equipment that is a
revolutionary breakthrough in professional oral care, or has achieved
groundbreaking improvement to an existing product.
The criteria for the selection of the winning product is as follows:
• Innovation or modernization of existing equipment, materials, or
• Outstanding quality of production
• Safety of product
• “A” to “Z” time
• Simplicity of steps
WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer brings simplicity to the root
canal shaping procedure, using only one Nickel Titanium instrument
per canal in most cases.
Mr. Darren Bayley, Marketing Director – MEA/CIS, DENTSPLY
International said: “Having received the Excellence in Clinical
Equipment Award during 2011 for SDR – Smart Dentin Replacement,
we are extremely proud that the AEEDC Scientific Advisory Committee
has once again recognised DENTSPLY International with the same
award for WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer”
Mr. Rany El Hage, Interco Manager – DENTSPLY Maillefer said:
“DENTSPLY Maillefer is extremely proud that the AEEDC Scientific
Advisory Committee has recognised WaveOne with the Excellence
in Clinical Equipment Award, in line with DENTSPLY’s commitment to
introduces 3 new rotary NiTi
instruments: Glide path files
RaCe ISO 10 .02/.04/.06
Thanks to their extremely small tip RaCe ISO 10 can
be used directly after manual instruments
ISO 08. Considerable time saving
in all kind of canals!
The RaCe ISO 10
offer the following
• Unique anti-screwing
• Sharp cutting edges for
• Electro-chemical polishing: better resistance to
torsion & fatigue
• SafetyMemoDisc: for mastering metal fatigue &
controlling number of uses
• Individual sizes (5 pces/box)
A special launching set has been prepared. It
• 1 x RaCe ISO 10, .02 taper
• 1 x RaCe ISO 10, .04 taper
• 1 x RaCe ISO 10, .06 taper
TheraCal LC BISCO Dental Products
TheraCal LC is a light-cured flowable resin containing Calcium Silicates. It is the first of a new class of internal flowable
pulpal protectant materials known as Resin Modified Calcium Silicates (RMCS) used in direct and indirect pulp capping
and as a protective base/liner under composites, amalgams, cements, and other base materials. It can be used as a
replacement to calcium hydroxide, glass ionomer, RMGI, IRM/ZOE and other restorative materials. TheraCal LC
performs as a barrier and protectant of the dental pulpal complex.
TheraCal LC provides the ideal alkalinity required of healing. This product features an impressive calcium
release that has been shown to be crucial to the promotion of apatite formation, secondary dentin bridge
formation, to re-apatite potential of affected dentin and for the mechanical sealing of the pulp.
TheraCal LC’s precise placement allows its use in all deep cavity preparations and the light-cured set permits
immediate placement of the restorative material. Its proprietary formulation allows for a command set while
maintaining ease of placement due to thixotropic properties. TheraCal LC’s proprietary hydrophilic resin
formulation creates a stable and durable liner or base.
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Work quickly and cost-effectively
while creating great aesthetics –
the straightforward and intelligent
solution from GC
Easy-graft ® &
easy-graft ® CRYSTAL
EQUIA establishes itself as a modern posterior
The success of EQUIA is based on its two-step
concept. The cavity is first filled with EQUIA Fil, a
glass ionomer technology based filling material.
Protective EQUIA Coat adds a layer of highlyfilled,
light-curing resin. The synergetic effect of
the two components enhances all the physical and
aesthetic properties of the definitive filling (GC
Research and Development Data, 2007).
Over the past years EQUIA has been tried and
tested in numerous studies and has proven its
capabilities: It can be used as a long-term filling
material for all class I cavities as well as for less
extensive class II cavities, 1 assuming the isthmus
occupies less than half the intercuspal space. A
clinical study involving 245 patients over a period
of two years documented that EQUIA is a reliable
choice for long-term restorations even when
exposed to occlusal loading. 2
EQUIA is fast and easy to use. This allows the
dentist to place an entire posterior restoration in a
few minutes – from mixing right up to curing.
EQUIA is an evenly-weighted solution for posterior
fillings, an ideal balance between economical,
aesthetic and straightforward application.
1. K.-H. Friedl et al. (2011), 2 year retrospective study, IADR San Diego,
2. M. Basso et al. (2011), 2 years clinical evaluation of EQUIA, IADR
San Diego, Abstract 2494.
Easy-graft ® and easy-graft ® CRYSTAL are moldable, synthetic bone
graft substitutes, which can be applied directly to the defect from
a syringe. In contact with blood, the materials harden and form
a stable, porous scaffold for bone regeneration. In many cases
membrane is not required.
Efficient, simple application
Easy-graft ® products form a moldable mass of interlinked granules.
No material is lost, and the danger of accidental aspiration is low.
In many cases a membrane to retain the material in the defect is
not required, because easy-graft ® products harden in situ, saving
time and costs.
Easy-graft ® products are synthetic. The risk of pathogen
transmission or graft rejection due to donor antigens can be
Easy-graft ® products are state of the art. They are microporous and
macroporous for optimum support of regeneration. The material
forms a stable scaffold that provides shelter from mechanical
stresses and space for new bone formation.
Complete resorption or volume preservation
The user may choose between the resorbable easy-graft ® of
phase-pure ß-TCP and the volume-stable, partially resorbable
easy-graft ® CRYSTAL of biphasic calcium phosphate (60%
Condense without losing porosity
There are virtually no fragments and microparticles during
shaping and plugging. Round, pressure-resistant granules assist in
preventing injuries caused by broken pieces, such as during a sinus
Novocol Pharmaceutical is a world leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, specializing in dental operatory and pain control
products, such as dental anesthetic, for over 100 years.
Our innovative and well established dental anesthetics set us apart in the area of sterile anesthetics.
On-going research and development ensures we continue providing our customers with products and services that are
unsurpassed in meeting their expectations for quality and performance.
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Endodontic Repair Cement!
won 3 iF awards for 2012
The introduction into the market of MTA (Mineral Trioxide
Aggregate) in the 90s has been a veritable revolution
that allows successful repair of iatrogenic accidents while
reducing the associated pathological complications.
Currently, clinically approved MTA products are
available within the dental marketplace. However, MTA
traditionally has a long setting time and an often grainy
consistency which makes placement more difficult.
MICRO-MEGA ® now offers the “State-of-the-Art”
MM-MTA, an endodontic repair cement that has
excellent physiochemical characteristics delivered in
innovative packaging. MM-MTA incorporates a faster
set time with a pasty consistency for easy handling and
• Formation of a protective waterproof layer, resistant to
• Excellent adhesion to the dentine
• Optimal results, even in humid conditions
• An adapted packaging
• A homogenous consistency
• A reduced setting time (20 minutes)
The iF Design Award, established in 1953, is awarded by the iF
International Forum Design GmbH in Germany. It is one of the
most prestigious awards recognizing innovative design in industrial
products. iF is an international award which selects the most
superior design from products from all over the world. In addition
to the product’s exterior, quality, price, and environmental impact
are also reviewed and considered.
The award is segmented into 4 award categories: Product Design,
Communication Design, Material Design, and Packaging Design.
The Soaric has won 3 iF awards for 2012 (Product design award,
Communication award, and product material award), the most
important was the Gold award for product design. The competition
was between over 4300 product. The ceremony was held in
Germany where Mr. H. Morita received the award.
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