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IrriFlex—endodontic irrigation needle for better results

May 29, 2020 | Advertorial

VEVEY, Switzerland: Root canal preparation is an essential step in endodontic treatment and aimed at removing the current content of the root canal and preparing it for filling. The objective is to prevent the onset or recurrence of apical periodontitis. The use of rotary instruments with continuous rotation has made treatments faster, more comfortable and more predictable over the past 20 years. Many developments in instrumentation have helped improve preparation systems. But despite all these advances, the complexity of root canal systems results in unprepared or unpreparable areas that require the complementary use of chemicals for cleaning.

IrriFlex: A new standard is born

May 13, 2020 | Advertorial

VEVEY, Switzerland: A new generation of irrigation needle designed and manufactured by Swiss endodontic company PD (Produits Dentaires) enables more effective cleaning and disinfection in root canal therapy owing to its unique flexibility and exceptional irrigation capabilities.

EssenSeal: R & D path to a new product

April 17, 2020 | Advertorial

The development of a new product requires drive, curiosity and the ability to be open-minded in order to dig deeper and to pursue the information necessary to bring the product to life. The process can take several years, depending on its complexity, and the flexibility and responsiveness of the team involved make all the difference—like in the case of EssenSeal, a new-generation zinc oxide eugenol sealer featuring tea-tree essential oil launched by Produits Dentaires (PD) in 2019. In this interview, David Brendlen, the biomaterials engineer in charge of the R & D team, and Baptiste Reuse, R & D project manager at Produits Dentaires, explain the research, development and production process they followed for EssenSeal.

PD celebrates 80 years of endo-expertise

March 16, 2020 | Advertorial

VEVEY, Switzerland: Produits Dentaires (PD) was founded in 1940 by William Gehrig, who had the vision of testing the boundaries of innovation. Today, this path is continued by the third-generation owners, Nicolas and Yann Gehrig, whose mission is to deliver smart yet simple solutions to help leading specialists succeed.

Interview: Irrigation in endodontics—New standards in the dental office

December 29, 2019 | Interviews

A main goal of endodontic treatment is to effectively irrigate the canal and thus prevent reinfection of the peri-apical tissue. Recently, a range of new products have appeared, many of them claiming to provide effective and safe irrigation. Dental Tribune International spoke with German endodontist Dr Uwe Radmacher about his experiences with the new IrriFlex irrigation needle launched by PD (Produits Dentaires) in March this year.

PD announces launch of its new website

October 30, 2019 | Advertorial

VEVEY, Switzerland: PD is proud to announce the launch of its new website pd-dental.com, featuring a modern design, improved functionality, easy access to essential information, and helpful tools for dental professionals and distribution partners. Through the launch and further development of the corporate website, PD, as a leader in the dental equipment industry, strives to deliver consistent and relevant resources for its partners worldwide.

Bioactive ceramics put under the microscope in free webinar

October 25, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, U.S.: More than 2,500 articles have been published in the field of bioactive ceramics in dental materials, according to Dr. Hugo Sousa Dias. In a free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 30, Dias will be discussing the materials from a clinical perspective, focusing especially on mineral trioxide aggregate.

The MAP System: A solution for precise and predictable MTA placement

September 18, 2019 | Advertorial

VEVEY, Switzerland: The Micro-Apical Placement (MAP) System, from Swiss endodontic company PD, provides a unique and efficient method for precisely placing endodontic filling materials with either orthograde or retrograde approaches. The company considers it to be the product of choice for perforation, root end filling, pulp capping and retrograde obturation therapies. The NiTi shape memory needles can, furthermore, be manually shaped to any required curvature and adjust easily to the shape of the root canal for effective placement of repairing materials.

EssenSeal: A new-generation root canal sealer

June 20, 2019 | Advertorial

VEVEY, Switzerland: Introduced by Swiss endodontic company Produits Dentaires (PD) at the 2019 International Dental Show, EssenSeal is an innovative sealer designed for advanced root canal therapy. Engineered and manufactured by the company, it enables more effective root canal sealing to limit the growth of residual bacteria and prevent any resumption of infection. This is possible because of its unique formula featuring melaleuca, or tea-tree oil.

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