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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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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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Our Prevention for Life Campaign Featured on Dental Product Shopper

Dental Product Shopper featured the Centrix Prevention for Life campaign in their May issue. The article shares our mission to combat caries for all with our array of preventive products that improve patient and practice health. Our goal is to break down the barriers that stand in the way of great preventive dentistry for patients of all ages. Our ‘prevention intervention’ starts with clearing up the common misconception that fluoride varnish is just for kids. We have data to prove that adults need preventive care even more than children. Our FluoroDose fluoride varnish has been consistently recognized as THE TOP fluoride varnish based on its exceptional taste, mouth-feel, and...

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Dr. Marty Zase Loves Access Edge!

Dr. Marty Zase, from Colchester, CT, sings his praises for Access Edge, our Kaolin Clay Gingival Retraction Paste: "I use this product every single day in my practice, and honestly I wouldn't want to practice without it!” Access Edge is a high-viscosity, kaolin clay-based gingival retraction paste. It contains kaolin clay, to gently separate the gingiva from the tooth, plus aluminum chloride to help control bleeding and prevent seepage. Access Edge is injected subgingivally or packed around the tooth, then left in place for a minimum of 2 minutes. As the paste dries, Access Edge creates gentle, yet effective retraction to open the sulcus. The aluminum chloride and kaolin clay...

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Early Gifts that Make Dentistry Easier for Your Staff

Samantha Negraval, of Dental Product Shopper, recently posted a blog featuring two of our favorite products: FluoroDose® fluoride varnish, and NoCord™ VPS Impressioning System. Samantha writes, "With the holidays quickly approaching, many dentists will begin to think of what they might purchase for their staff as a way of saying “thank you.” Before you consider out-of-office gifts, think in-office: what can you purchase now that might make their lives a bit easier in 2019?" Our top-selling and award winning FluoroDose fluoride varnish gets top marks from THE DENTAL ADVISOR. We've won the top slot for 4 years in a row, and we have a good hunch that we've secured that spot again in...

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LIVE CE WEBINAR – Ensuring Structural Integrity During Restorative Treatment – This is the Core Issue!

Webinar Details: Ensuring Structural Integrity During Restorative Treatment – This is the Core Issue! Presenter: Dr. Marian Fanica CE Credits: 1 CEU Webinar Begins: 11/20/18 7:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM PT As part of restoring broken down teeth, it is important to place a post-and-core buildup on the remaining tooth structure prior to placing the final restoration. This CE webinar will discuss techniques and new materials used in core restorative approaches. Dr. Fanica will discuss best practices (materials and clinical techniques) related to the chairside fabrication of structurally sound restorations, including bonded post-and-core buildup. What You'll Learn The importance of using a dual-cure adhesive inside the root canalChoosing the right type...

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