Heat Sealer

Defend’s new heat sealers have been designed with an improved, rugged heating element that resists breakage. Designed with Teflon and Micra Strip insulating cloths and a silicone strip, the UL-certified machine seals plastic sterilization

Pocket-Sized Dental Camera

Clinipix now offers the Samsung NV7 camera. The 7.2 MP camera has a Schneider glass lens and a 2.5-inch LCD screen. It weighs 10 ounces and lets orthodontists switch from intraoral to portrait view with the touch of a button. All functions are

Lingual Archwires

GandH Wire is manufacturing a new line of lingual archwires. The popular "mushroom"-shape archwire is available in nickel titanium and thermal NiTi. Working and finishing wires in universal archform are available in stainless steel and


American Orthodontics’ MTAC miniscrew is made from biocompatible surgical titanium and provides orthodontists with easy-to-use and predictable anchorage. The MTAC system can be integrated into any phase of orthodontic treatment

Komet USA Announces Free Burs For Life Promotion

Komet USA, Rock Hill, SC, has introduced its "Free Burs For Life" contest, giving practitioners and dental laboratory technicians an opportunity to win free burs for the remainder of their active practicing lives. Dentists and certified

Orthodontic Lab Receives FDA Warning

The FDA has warned Lee Laboratories for several current good manufacturing practice (cGMP) violations, most of which were repeat violations from a previous agency inspection.During agency inspections last fall, the FDA found that Lee’s

First Medica Is Under New Leadership

On August 19, 2006, Jeff Drometer, president and founder of First Medica, Greensboro, NC, died unexpectedly. David Small, who was Drometer’s longtime business partner, has acquired full ownership of the company. Russ Gaffney, who has been with

ACCEPTx Goes National

ACCEPTx, Las Vegas, has begun selling its case-acceptance software nationwide, and has opened a new national headquarters. Arnold Gold, president of ACCEPTx, says, "We are thrilled to now be able to offer ACCEPTx to orthodontists across the