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VALUE. SERVICE. SOLUTIONS. May 2016 Parkell, Inc. 300 Executive Dr., Edgewood, NY 11717 1-800-243-7446 | www.parkell.com READONLINE! Go to www.parkelltoday.com AccuFILM ® OCCLUSAL MARKING FILM • Super thin for greater precision. • Won't trigger mandibular reflexes that might skew the bite. • Consistently produces sharp, easy-to-interpret marks. • No false markings. • It stretches, but doesn't break. There's no snap-back to distort the marks. • Features the highest plastic deformation of all major brands tested. USING A LASER? In the field of laser dentistry, many doctors use AccuFilm ® for laser tip initiation. This "carbonization" of the tip partially prevents laser light from exiting the fiber, essentially turning the tip into a hot glass rod that is primed to vaporize the soft- tissue that it directly contacts. You simply move the flat surface of the laser's fiber tip across a piece of AccuFilm and this will effectively block the tip. So, you see, like many Parkell products that handle multiple tasks, AccuFilm is much more than just an exceptional occlusal marking system! For decades, AccuFilm has been the standard for marking occlusion. Why? Well for starters, it measures the thinnest—a mere 21 microns thick. As a result of its super thinness, patients don't sense anything between their teeth when they are biting down. It doesn't take years of study to figure out that thicker products not only increase the size of the marks left on the tooth, but they also stimulate proprioceptive reactions that deviate the mandible. 1,2 A study in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation not only showed AccuFilm I and AccuFilm II as being the thinnest of the products tested (Figure 1), but also determined that AccuFilm elicited muscle activity similar to that of natural occlusion. 3 What also separates AccuFilm from other occlusal marking systems is its elasticity—it has the highest plastic deformation of all major brands of articulating paper. AccuFilm stretches and stays that way so there's no chance of distortions on the marks due to rebound or breakage. 1 Schelb E, Kaiser DA, Brukl CE. Thickness and marking characteristics of occlusal registration strips. J Prosthet Dent. 1985;54:122-126. 2 Halperin GC, Halperin AR, Norling BK. Thickness, strength, and plastic deformation of occlusal registration strips. J Prosthet Dent. 1982;48:575-578 3 Helms RB, Katona TR, Eckert GJ. Do occlusal contact detection products alter the occlusion? J Oral Rehabil. Article published online 29 DEC 2011, DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2842.2011.02277.x 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Thickness (μm) RThin Silk T-scan AccuFilm I AccuFilm II RThick In a study, AccuFilm I and II proved to be the THINNEST of the products tested, and also elicited muscle activity similar to that of natural occlusion. 3 A classic that never goes out of style. AccuFilm ® RISK-FREE TRIAL 45 DAY ^ ^ See page 4 for details WINNER Best Articulating Paper AccuFilm® II S053 Double-Sided Film Booklet, Red/Black Box of 5 booklets (each booklet contains 50 sheets/250 sheets ttl.). Double-Sided Canister Buy 2 or more ONLY $18.00/ea. ^ (Lets you simultaneously mark both arches.) S018 Black/Black, S017 Red/Black, S021 Red/Red, 280 precut strips, 7⁄8 inch. AccuFilm® I Single Sided Canister $15.50/pkg 280 precut strips, 7⁄8 inch. Buy 3 or more ONLY $13.95/ea. ^ S014 Black, S015 Red, S016 Green S020 Brush-on AccuFilm® IV Marking Liquid $46.35/kit $ 19 95 /Box BUY MORE. SAVE MORE!