29Industry NewsMay 24-30, 2010United Kingdom Edition Quicksleeper 2010 Hands On Training Sessions Now Taking Bookings General Medical are UK Distributors for Quicksleeper, the computer controlled local anaesthetic system that delivers profound anaesthesia quickly, easily and painlessly.They will be running Hands OnTraining Sessions in Glasgow (Friday18thJune),Edinburgh(Saturday19thJune ), Southampton ( Friday 17th September), Bath ( Friday 24th September), Hornchurch ( Friday 1st October), Birmingham ( Friday 15th October ), Manchester ( Friday 19th November) and Barnsley ( Friday 26th November ). Quicksleeper enables Dentists to perform Osteocentral Anaesthesia whereby a small amount of conventional local anaesthetic is placed in the spongy bone in between teeth. Eliminating the need for painful infiltration, block and palatal injections it delivers a profound anaesthesia almost instantaneously; a real Practice Builder, especially when treating children and other potentially nervous patients. Using Quicksleeper it is possible to anaesthetize between 2 and 8 teeth with just one injection without the need for additional palatal or buccal injections – enabling more treatment to be performed per session. Places are strictly limited so to book your place contact General Medical on 01380 734990, visit www.generalmedical.co.uk or email info@generalmedical. co.uk Improving Periodontal Health with Colgate Total Toothpaste Maintaining an effective level of plaque control is a challenge for most individuals. The published consensus on evidence- based advice for improving periodontal health focuses on the key role of daily oral hygiene.1 ‘Delivering Better Oral Health – An evidence-based toolkit for prevention’1 guidance is supported by varying levels of evidence, from level 1 which is ‘strong evidence from at least one systematic review of multiple, well designed randomised control trials’, to level 5 evidence that is the consensus opinion of a group of experts. ColgateTotal toothpaste is for everyday use. It contains a unique combination of triclosan, an antibacterial agent, along with a copolymer. In addition to patient samples, Colgate have a number of resources to support patient recommendation of Colgate Total toothpaste, these include a waiting room poster for your practice to encourage your patients to seek advice from you on how to improve their gingival health, along with a patient information leaflet entitled ‘Helpful tips to keep your gums healthy’ to help you in your patient education. For further information or to request patient samples, please call the Colgate Customer Care Team on 01483 401 901. Hogies Galilean and Prismatic operating loupes for superior magnification Blackwell Supplies is proud to offer dental practitioners the Hogies range of operating loupes. Hogies Galilean operating loupes provide 2.5X magnification with a working distance of up to 500mm with the added advantage of being‘flip-up’ for efficient clinical workflow. A convenient and versatile operating loupe, the Galilean is ideal for general practice use. Popular for endodontic procedures is the Prismatic operating loupe, available with either 3.5X or 4.5X magnification. BothGalileanandPrismaticoperatingloupesutiliseHogiespatentedmagnetic technology provides for fully integrated and adjustable: • Prescription lenses • Eye protection • Extreme declination angles • All interpupillary distances • Height of presentation of loupes to the eye Hogies has an established reputation for delivering high quality magnification equipment, and Blackwell Supplies is one of the UK’s leading providers of products to the dental profession. For more information please call John Jesshop of Blackwell Supplies On 020 7224 1457 or fax 020 7224 1694 BACD Belfast Study Club Dental professionals in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have a unique opportunity to gain valuable guidance from one of the UK’s leading dental business consultants. ‘10 Top Tips to Survive and Prosper in the Next 10 Years’is the title of the BACD Belfast Study Club event to be held on Wednesday 27th October 2010. Chris Barrow in a consultant, trainer and coach for with a wealth of experience in helping dental professionals succeed in their lives and businesses. During the evening event, Chris aims to: • Look forward over the next 10 years of dentistry • Identify likely winners and losers in the professions • Suggest business models that will survive and prosper Open to both members and non-members of the BACD, attendees will gain an insight into the current market for dentistry and current trends in dental products and services. The BACD is committed to excellence and this event will help motivate dental professionals in achieving their potential. For more information or a booking form please contact Suzy Rowlands on 0208 241 8526 or email suzy@bacd.com. Cerec meets Galileos Sirona Dental Systems Sirona Dental Systems are proud to announce the arrival of their latest news in Galileos CBCT software. This exciting development in CBCT technology allows the integration between Sirona’s CEREC CAD/CAM software and Sirona’s Galileos CBCT X-ray data. Surgical and prosthetic planning can now be performed precisely and safely in a single visit. Until now CBCT was limited to hard tissue images and lacked the ability to capture periodontal tissue data. For the very first time in CBCT imaging, the periodontal tissues can now be evaluated for location and thickness in 3D as it relates to the hard tissue - thanks to CEREC surface data For further information please contact: Sirona Dental Systems 0845 071 5040 Info@sironadental.co.uk Only 1.5% left to go… A recent customer satisfaction survey revealed that Practice Plan, the leading custom branded dental plan provider, has an incredible 98.5% overall satisfaction rate. The annual survey, and fourth of its kind for the company, showed that one in three of their customers believe they have improved upon their services from the previous year and that there has been a significant improvement in their customers enthusiasm to recommend them to others. The credible results are a fantastic achievement for the company, especially in the testing economic climate, John Hughes, Managing Director at Customer Service Network, who carried out the survey explained:“In the current climate it is difficult for any service organisation to improve and grow. For Practice Plan to have developed and achieved overall satisfaction ratings of 98.5% is an excellent result. In addition, one in three customers believe that the service and relationships with Practice Plan have improved in the last twelve months, which is a result to be proud of.” Contact Details: T: 01691 684135 F: 01691 684149 E: info@practiceplan.co.uk W: www.practiceplan.co.uk Practice Plan Ltd, Kempthorne House, Park Avenue Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1AY Septodont Ltd is proud to announce the launch of their new and improved website. Septodont collaborated with the marketing and design team of Six and Co to provide a more comprehensive source of company information and services. The new site features a fresh design, focused on delivering information pertaining to products and services in an easy to navigate, aesthetically pleasing approach. Septodont General Manager Mike Cann has led the online development and believes that the new site better reflects the company’s ethos and key messages: “This represents a significant advance for Septodont in the UK, coming at a time when we are bringing many new products to market and continuing investment into the development of others. It is vital that our website effectively communicates who we are and our capabilities in working with dentist around the UK”. We hope you will enjoy surfing the site. Your comments and suggestions are most welcome, through the site’s“contact”facility. For more information about Septodont and to see the new website please visit www.septodont.co.uk.

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