August 15, 2017
Kulzer announced today that it has acquired the rights to become the exclusive marketer of Innovative Dental Technologies’ ReLeaf and LinguaGuard product lines. The products will be sold through Kulzer’s current network of dental distributors.
ReLeaf is an innovative HVE System that connects easily to existing dental vacuum systems and provides easy, efficient, and comfortable hands-free dental suction during dental procedures. It allows patients to move their head and even communicate without affecting suction. Importantly, ReLeaf caters to a wide range of patients by fitting in a wide array of dental anatomies. Rather than relying on the shape of the arch or the orientation of the teeth, ReLeaf uses the cheek and vestibule area for support.
Invented by a former US Army Dental Corps dentist based in Germany, LinguaGuard is an innovative disposable add-on that allows clinicians to retract and protect the tongue during suction by attaching it to the vented end of the HVE straw. As a result, instead of having to use one hand to hold the tongue with a mirror and the other hand to hold the HVE straw, LinguaGuard delivers the same levels of protection, stability, and suction in a single apparatus held by one hand. This allows a free hand to reduce chair-side working time and improve the overall quality of care.
“The ReLeaf and LinguaGuard product lines are perfect complements to our portfolio of innovative technologies that enhance practice productivity and patient comfort,” said Jeremy Thomas, Kulzer’s President, USA & Canada and Head of the Americas Region. “We look forward to significantly increasing awareness and use of these outstanding products through the exceptional support of both our marketing team and our distributor network.”
As one of the world’s leading dental companies, Kulzer has been a reliable partner for all dental professionals for more than 80 years. Whether aesthetic or digital dentistry, tooth preservation, prosthetics or periodontology – Kulzer stands for trusted and innovative dental products. With optimal solutions and services, Kulzer aims to support its customers in restoring their patients’ oral health in a safe, simple and efficient way. For this purpose, 1500 employees work in 26 locations in the field of research, manufacture and marketing.
Kulzer is part of the Mitsui Chemicals Group. The Japanese Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (MCI) based in Tokyo owns 131 affiliates with more than 13,400 employees in 27 countries. Its innovative and functional chemical products are as much in demand in the automotive, electronics and packaging industries as in environmental protection and healthcare.
Up to July 2017, Kulzer operated under the name of Heraeus Kulzer. By changing thename, Kulzer will focus on its strengths that have made it successful: loyal partnerships with users, distributors and universities, and, above all, highest quality materials, innovations and a spectrum of services that is unique in the market.
Learn more about ReLeaf and LinguaGuard products at www.releafdental.com.
Learn more about Kulzer at www.kulzerUS.com.
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