You won’t want to miss this FREE CE Webinar!

This CE webinar informs dental professionals about improved caries prevention strategies, based on scientific evidence for Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA). It provides suggestions for the practical implementation of these concepts into clinical practice. Clinical protocols will be shared that have been developed by experts in the field of cariology, dental practice, academic research and successful practitioners of CAMBRA. Learning Objectives:On completion of this course you will be able to do the following: Analyze the principles of caries management by risk assessment.Recognize the value of performing a caries risk assessment on patients.Describe and differentiate between clinical protocols used to manage dental caries.Identify dental products available for patient interventions usingCAMBRA principles. Join...

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Centrix is excited to announce that NoCord received a 4.1% from the Dental Product Shopper Peer to Peer Review!

Overall SatisfactionBecause of its ability to produce stable final impressions, combined with other convenient features, NoCord VPS received a Recommended Product rating from DPS evaluators. Most clinicians said they would recommend this impressioning system to others, and many pointed out its good mixing characteristics, zero distortion, and extension beyond margins. Dr. Krantz said he would purchase the system in the future because he received “good results with no change of technique.” Rating his overall satisfaction as excellent, Dr. O’Leary said he would recommend and purchase NoCord VPS in the future, concluding, “In 40 years of practice, this is one of the better products to emerge. It truly is as...

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Tips for Good Oral Hygiene and Healthy Smiles

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. The goal is to raise awareness of habits that promote good oral care & a healthy smile. The following article from the UIC provides easy tips and educational videos on oral hygiene and caries prevention. There are billions of bacteria living inside our mouths at any given time. Many of these bacteria build up as plaque, causing tooth decay (cavities) and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease. For a healthy smile, you must practice good oral hygiene every day. Brushing after meals, using antimicrobial mouthwash, and flossing at least once per day helps to keep these disease causing bacteria from reproducing in...

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Bill Dragan Receives 2019 Award from Give Kids A Smile

Centrix President Bill Dragan Receives 2019 Award from Give Kids A Smile!

Centrix, and President Bill Dragan, are proud to be the recipient of the 2019 Steven W. Kess Give Kids A Smile® (GKAS) Corporate Volunteer Award, which recognizes them for long-term outstanding involvement and dedication to the ADA Foundation GKAS program. Bill was recognized at the ADA FDI Meeting in San Francisco where he was presented with the award. Give Kids a Smile started out in 2002 as a humble movement in St. Louis by Drs. Jeff Dalin and B. Ray Storm, who helped nearly 400 children. Today, a very impressive statistic on the GKAS Website reads “Since 2003, more than 5.5 million children have been cared for by more than...

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Relieve with E-Lieve™!

Now there is a faster, easier solution for moistening and soothing minor soft tissue irritation before, during and after dental procedures! E-Lieve Vitamin E, in unit-dose tubes is the latest innovation from Centrix! We’ve all learned about the benefits of using Vitamin E to help soothe irritated tissue, but who wants to mess with cutting capsules open, when you can simply “Twist, Squeeze, Apply” directly onto the irritation? E-Lieve is a topical Vitamin E treatment that provides instant relief to soft tissue irritation and can be used to treat damaged gingival tissue during and after dental procedures. Because E-Lieve is also a moisturizer, it absorbs into the tissue, reducing inflammation. E-Lieve...

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Check out AbsoLute™ Universal Resin Cement in the July issue of Dentaltown!

Check out AbsoLute™ Universal Resin Cement in the July issue of Dentaltown!

AbsoLute combines the two key features that clinicians are looking for during cementation: strength and simplicity. It’s easy to place and easy to remove any excess material. And, AbsoLute is notably strong to ensure restorations adhere in even the most challenging clinical situations. AbsoLute is self-etch and self-adhesive so no primer or conditioner is needed. This makes placement—even to the bottom of a post space—fast and simple. The universal cement has a low film thickness and water solubility to create the ideal viscosity and a better seat. The assurance of dual-cure combined with a high flexural strength creates superior bond strength that’s built to withstand high-stress chewing and bruxing forces. A...

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Prevention for Life featured in Dental Product Shopper’s July Issue

In the Dental Product Shopper July issue check out Centrix's Prevention for Life article from Dr. Fay Goldstep featured in From the Podium. In this article, Dr Goldstep addresses the need for customized, care-driven approaches to caries prevention for patients of all ages. She states that "Prevention for Life is a lifelong commitment for both the patient and the oral care provider. It’s truly a winwin scenario: The practice gets a patient for life, while the patient gets customized treatment from day one. Read the full article. To learn more about combating caries for all ages visit: cariesprevention.com. You can earn 2 free CE credits with a free Prevention for Life Lunch & Learn....

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Absolute™ Rated 4.2 from Dental Product Shopper!

Centrix is pleased to announce that our AbsoLute, self-adhesive, dual-cure resin cement, received a 4.2 rating from Dental Product Shopper’s Peer-to-Peer Review! “It’s one step—can’t get any easier,” Dr. Pavelchek declared after trying AbsoLute in his practice for several weeks. He was amazed at the time saved by eliminating the bonding agent from the process and pointed out several other ways that clinicians can save time with AbsoLute. Praising its efficient setting time and simple cleanup, he concluded, “It’s easy to use and decreases chair time. The simplified technique translates to more efficient workflow.” To read the full product review, click here.

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Centrix Made in America

Centrix Products are Proudly Made in America

Last summer, President Donald Trump proclaimed the week of July 15-21 as ‘Made in America Week’. This year we want to continue the ‘Made in America’ celebration and showcase the many products from Centrix that are made right here in the USA. “Made-in-America products represent the global gold standard for quality, innovation, and craftsmanship and the output of a highly skilled workforce that is second to none.” Trump said in his proclamation last year. It’s important to support local and independently owned businesses that use only American parts and supplies; these companies make products that have an extra edge over the competition and help to boost the American economy. For almost...

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Men’s Health Celebration in June!

We often hear about Women’s Health Celebrations throughout the year, but it’s now time to focus on Men’s Health! June is Men’s Health Month, and we found some great ways to improve mens’ oral health. (Link to the full article at the end of this post.) Laugh and Smile MoreGo to the Dentist Regularly!Protect Your Teeth, Protect Your HeartCheck Those FillingsGet With It, Brush and Floss It sounds simple, but Men need to focus on their oral health more than ever as they age. These simple tips, outlined in full in the Artistic Dental Article here, will help keep those smiles healthy for a lifetime. For more information on how to help...

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