How to Comfortably Place Digital Intraoral Sensors

2013-07-11
How to Comfortably Place Digital Intraoral Sensors Mary Ann Rupertus An overview of working with digital X–ray sensor equipment digital intraoral sensors  (See Figure 1) and this  has given m...

The Future of Dentistry is Digital - Dont be Left Behind

2013-04-16
I regretted one thing when our practice switched from film X- rays to digital radiographs: I wish we had done it sooner. To say that we gained return on our investment by embracing and utilizing digital radiography is an understatement. It has greatly imp...

Schick 33 - An Eye-Opening Experience

2013-04-08
As seen in I have a passion for technology because it bridges the gap of communication between clinician and patient. This year, I decided to give myself some- thing that would make my experience as a dentist more enjoyable. Ironically, on the day of my...

Jeffrey T. Slovin Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.

2013-03-04
Sirona, the dental technology leader, announced that Jeffrey T. Slovin has become its Chief Executive Officer in accordance with the succession plan previously announced on November 16, 2012. Also as part of that plan, Thomas Jetter, a Director, has beco...

Schick Technologies, Inc. Announces Corporate Name Change To Sirona Dental, Inc.

2012-10-04
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. – Schick Technologies, Inc. announced on October 1, 2012 that after 20 years of continuous operation under the business name Schick Technologies, Inc. the company’s name has been changed to Sirona Dental, Inc. This change...

Introducing Schick 33

2012-08-17
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. – Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. the dental industry’s innovation and technology leader, is proud to announce the launch of Schick 33, a new intraoral digital sensor and image management system. Schick 33 is the most advance...

Schick CDR Elite Wins Pride Institute's Prestigious 'Best of Class' Technology Award

2012-07-27
Award-winning wireless positioning system provides ease of use, optimal imaging LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. – Schick Technologies has been recognized as a leader in digital dental radiography by winning the Pride Institute’s prestigious “...

CDR Elite In Your Practice

2012-06-25
Compiled by Thais Carter. Information provided by Schick Technologies Inc. The CDR Elite takes the manufacturer’s commitment to optimum quality for diagnostic imaging to a new level. Advanced imaging: It provides bold bone trabeculation, crisp...

Introducing Schick WiFi

2011-11-09
Enhancing Schick’s Elite imaging platform with WiFi connectivity Freedom, flexibility and modularity to suit any dental practice Unique positioning system integration for ease of use and optimal imaging LONG ISLAND CITY – Taking advan...

Top 25 Women in Dentistry: Linda Ruggiero-Gehringer

2011-09-08
Linda Ruggiero-Gehringer VP of Sales for Schick Technologies An industry veteran of nearly 20 years, Linda Ruggiero-Gehringer has continually set a standard of excellence with the field of dental sales.“I’ve been fortunate to have been p...

Schick User of the Month - August 2011

2011-08-30
Dr. Pegg Vanek A graduate of Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Pegg Vanek has been in private practice in Elyria, OH for over 25 years. About her CDR Elite sensors, Dr. Vanek says "My staff adapted very qui...

Schick User of the Month - July 2011

2011-08-30
Dr. Ron Ghiz A 1971 graduate from the Dental School at Georgetown University, Dr. Ron Ghiz has been in private practice for over 30 years. His office in midtown Manhattan is centered on state of the art technology to support his expertise not only i...

Schick User of the Month - June 2011

2011-08-30
Evyenia Kollia, DMD Born and raised in Greece, Dr. Evyenia Kollia earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT, in 2003, followed by a postdoctoral residency at Lutheran Medical ...

Schick User of the Month - April 2011

2011-05-04
A Columbus native, Dr. Thomas Verhoff is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry and has been in practice in Columbus since 1970. Dr. Verhoff was joined in practice by Dr. Jennifer Hoffner in 1998 and Dr. John Kromhout in 2010 ...

"Patients feel like we’re making better decisions together..." - A clinician’s look at Schick Technologies’ CDR Elite.

2011-04-07
DR. GREGG HORNYAKCrystal Lake, III.Practicing since 1994 We had always used traditional radiography, complete with processor, chemicals and film. As a practice, we realized we were ready to move up to the next level, and our Patterson rep suggested digi...

Schick User of the Month - March 2011

2011-03-16
Dr. Michael Mintz, an endodontist practicing in the Chicago area explains why he's very satisfied with Schick's digital x-ray products.

What To Look For When Buying A Digital X-Ray System

2011-03-15
For many busy dental practices, converting to digital may seem like a daunting task. They know they have to do it in order to stay competitive, but they're not really sure what to look for when buying a ...

Sensor Cable Care Guide.

2011-02-02
Improper coiling of a sensors cable is the most common cause of sensor failure.  It's important that these instructions are followed to prevent cable damage: Please DO: Do grasp the connector, not the cable, when disconnecting the sensor from the ...

Schick User of the Month - January 2011

2011-01-31
Schick User of The Month, January 2011 – Dr. Lewis Specker, San Francisco, CA With over 3 decades of private practice experience, Dr. Lewis Specker was one of the earliest Schick customers in northern California and made CDR Elite the fourth gen...

Intraoral Sensor Sheath Removal Guide.

2011-01-19
CDR® intraoral sensors are designed and tested to withstand years of normal daily use. In fact, the most common reason for sensor failure is excessive force applied to the sensor body and/or cable. To prevent damage to your sensors while removing the s...

Schick User Of The Month - December 2010

2010-12-14
Dr. Steven R. Zdep DDS, practicing in Syracuse New York, is Schick's user of the month for December 2010. A graduate of LeMoyne College and SUNY Buffalo Dental School, Dr. Zdep (pictured with Hygiene Assistant Kara) joined the practice of Drs. Steven F. Z...

Hundreds of Dentists Implement New X-Ray Technology.

2010-12-14
Schick Technologies would like to extend a huge thank you to the hundreds of dentists who took the time to visit the Schick booth at the Greater New York Dental Meeting in order to bring CDR Elite to their practices. For those of you unable to attend, cont...

4 Steps To Perfect Positioning - CDRPanX

2010-11-03
Before You Start: Prepare The Patient Explain the procedure to the patient. Place the lead apron on to the patient. Remove all metallic objects from the patient – glasses, earrings, necklaces, prosthetics, etc. Step 1 – Horizon...

CDR Elite - Maximize the benefit of next generation CMOS-APS technology and unique design through proper technique.

2010-10-14
Intraoral radiographs are at the heart of diagnostic dentistry, revealing interproximal decay, root fractures, and bone levels that might otherwise go unseen. For today’s modern dentist, the only choice for intraoral radiographs is a digital soluti...

Phosphor Plate Systems vs. Schick CDR Sensors

2010-04-15
Phosphor Plate manufacturers claim of plate longevity lead users to believe that Phosphor Plates can save them money over film and the cost of digital sensors. Impartial studies have proved otherwise. See study: Storage Phosphor Plates: How Durable are the...

Behind The Scenes of CDR Elite With Joe Goldstone, Product Manager

2010-01-26
What does your role entail? My role at Schick focuses on the marketing input to product development as well as the support for all existing products in markets worldwide. What, specifically, did this look like on your work with CDR Elite?  As pro...

Dental Product Shopper Gives CDR Elite 4.8 Out Of 5

2009-12-04
An optimally located sensor-cable interface, coupled with a new color scheme that enhances intraoral visibility, facilitates sensor placement. CDR Elite incorporates Schick’s removable cable technology on all 3 sensor sizes, ensuring the simplicity...

Live Demo Checklist: The Expert’s Guide to Evaluating ANY Digital Radiography System

2009-11-02
Be An Expert. Sooner or later, you’re going to want to go digital. But with all the obscure engineering specs and marketing hype surrounding digital radiography these days, how can you tell which digital radiography system really works? It’...