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Worlds Leading Endodontic Rotary File System Refined: Introducing ProTaper NEXT

January 29, 2013
by DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties

Tulsa, Okla.,  DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties introduced its newest innovation and an expansion of the world’s leading endodontic file system. PROTAPER NEXT is the same variable taper design found in the original ProTaper that clinicians have turned to for more than a decade, but refined to improve performance.

PROTAPER NEXT features the patented M-Wire® NiTi alloy for increased flexibility and resistance to cyclic fatigue, a rectangular cross-section for greater strength and a unique Asymmetric Rotary (AR) Motion.  PROTAPER NEXT uses the same trusted rotary action as the original ProTaper.  What’s different is how the file moves down the canal.

The off-center rectangular cross section of PROTAPER NEXT differs from the center of mass. Only two points of the cross section touch the canal wall at a time, reducing the torsional stress on the file. The result is a fully-tapered and predictable shape achieved with greater procedural efficiency.

The single-use and pre-sterilized PROTAPER NEXT files also feature shorter handles (11 mm) and are available in 21, 25 and 31 mm lengths.

Four sizes of color coded and precision-matched absorbent points, gutta-percha points and obturators fit all PROTAPER NEXT prepared canals. It’s the PROTAPER NEXT system-based approach to root canal therapy.

For more information about the latest endodontic innovation from DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties visit www.TulsaDentalSpecialties.com/ProTaperNext.aspx call 1-800-662-1202.                                                        

About Tulsa Dental Specialties and DENTSPLY
DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties is the premier producer and marketer of endodontic dental systems in North America.  It is a division of York, Pennsylvania-based DENTSPLY, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of products for the dental market. For further information, please visit www.TulsaDentalSpecialties.com or call 1-800-662-1202. 

DENTSPLY International Inc. is a leading manufacturer of dental and other healthcare products.  The company believes it is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products.  For over 110 years, DENTSPLY’s commitment to innovation and professional collaboration has enhanced its portfolio of branded consumables and small equipment.  Headquartered in the United States, the Company has global operations with sales in more than 120 countries.  Visit www.DENTSPLY.com for more information about DENTSPLY and its products.


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