Author - Megan Barrow

Keeping Kids’ Teeth Safe this Summer!

There are simple steps parents and guardians can take to keep kids’ teeth safe while they are playing at home or with friends.Bathtubs are fun, but can also be dangerous. Some of the most common tooth injuries occur in the bathtub. Along with the danger of drowning in the tub, adults should remember that toddlers and babies are also prone to slipping! It’s very easy for them to fall and damage their teeth. Never leave your baby or toddler unattended in the bathtub.When kids are at play, things get thrown! Like baseballs, frisbees (sticks!) and other objects. Make sure you talk to your children about play safety for themselves...

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Dr. Marian Fanica Case Study Features Many Centrix Products

Left: Etching gel is also applied on the dentin. | Right: The patient’s initial radiograph.We are excited to announce the release of a new article titled “How to complete direct restorative cases with confidence” published in Dental Products Report’s June issue.In this published case study, Dr. Marian Fanica DDS uses a variety of … Read the rest

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DPS Talks About Infection Control

Dental Product Shopper mentions Centrix’s 50 years of experience in putting infection prevention and reducing cross-contamination as a core of our mission. In their blog, they mention FluoroDose, Champ, Encore D/C, Access Edge, AccessFLO, Tempit and Expose as part of our single unit dose products. The blog also mentions how Centrix is addressing PPE cost by encouraging offices to sign up for our Prevention for Life CE course to learn how to add incremental revenue to each and every hygiene appointment.To read more, visit Dental Product Shopper.

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Fluoride Varnish: A Weapon in the Fight Against Adult Caries

Centrix was recently mentioned in a Dental Product Shopper article on fluoride varnish.Their article compliments our Prevention for Life® campaign by stating “It’s no secret that caries risk factors don’t cease to exist after adolescence. In fact, they do quite the opposite and increase as we age, for example, as a result of numerous multi-surface restorations or prescription medication use that leads to reduced salivary flow.”DPS goes on to site statistics from the ADA Health Policy Institute that reports on the percentage of adults with untreated caries. The numbers are staggering!They share “… the ADA’s Health Policy Institute reports that nearly 30% of adults age 19 to 64 and...

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Happy Birthday Tempit®-E and Welcome to the Tempit Family!

We’ve made provisional dentistry even easier! Centrix is proud to announce the release of Tempit-E moisture-activated temporary filling and sealing material with Eugenol.Tempit-E is identical to our Tempit material but with the addition of eugenol. The palliative eugenol formulation is perfect for temporary filling use, especially in cases of reversible pulpal inflammation. The anti-inflammatory and local anesthetic effects help facilitate pulpal healing and, because Tempit-E is moisture activated, it sets in less than five minutes. The material expands slightly when set to seal out microleakage and bacterial ingress and can also be used as a liner in deep preparations.Tempit-E has joined the Tempit Family of filling and sealing materials....

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Centrix’s E-Lieve Soothes Irritation and Prevents Cross-Contamination

Check out Dental Product Shopper Part 2 Blog on E-lieve!In this new blog, Dental Product Shopper shares that Centrix is known for developing and manufacturing single-patient products that help prevent cross contamination—a top concern among dental professionals, especially as they begin to reopen their practices. Centrix’s latest product, E-Lieve™ is an effective topical Vitamin … Read the rest

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More Resources for Dental Practices

Here are some additional resources that will help you and your practice as you get back in business.5/26/20 – Hazard Guide and ChecklistHand Hygiene Recommendations Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Guidance for Dental Settings No waiting room magazines: CT governor announces new rules for dentistsBest Practices for Dental Offices Considering Expanding Operations … Read the rest

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