Friday, July 31, 2015

DEXISTM CariVuTM and DEXISTM Imaging Suite Earn “Best of Class” Technology Awards

The prestigious Pride Institute grants esteemed honors to CariVu and DEXIS Imaging Suite for their benefits to the dental practice.

Hatfield, PA (July 21, 2015) DEXIS, LLC, a brand of the KaVo Kerr Group, is pleased to announce that the Pride Institute has presented DEXIS CariVu and DEXIS Imaging Suite with Best of Class Technology Awards for 2015 as products that demonstrate excellence in dental innovation in their respective categories. The Pride Institute “Best of Class” Technology awards were launched 7 years ago as a new concept to provide an unbiased, non-profit assessment of available technologies in the dental space. In 2015, DEXIS CariVu and DEXIS Imaging Suite once again met the rigorous criteria for being “Best of Class,” standing out as innovative products that can positively impact dentists’ daily work.

CariVu technology detects caries* without ionizing radiation. The compact and portable device uses patented transillumination technology to support the identification of occlusal, interproximal and recurrent carious lesions and cracks. And, with images that read like familiar X-ray images, this unit functions unlike any other caries detection device. Another defining aspect of CariVu is its impressive accuracy rate of 99%.*
DEXIS Imaging Suite software has a dynamic history of bringing leading imaging solutions to general dentists and specialists alike. Recognized for its functionality, the software has many unique features that save the practitioner time as well as seamless integration between imaging and the practice management programs, intra-oral cameras, digital panoramic systems and select 3D products.

“Best of Class” Founder, Dr. Lou Shuman, noted, “The ‘Best of Class’ Technology Award continues unparalleled in its integrity and approach to recognizing excellence in dental innovation. Two DEXIS products, the CariVu caries detection device and DEXIS imaging suite, met our distinguished panel’s criteria for adding value to the dental practice and setting a quality standard. CariVu’s transillumination technology offers diagnostic information on caries in a form that is not available in any other current technology. DEXIS Imaging Suite blends technology, integration and functionality for DEXIS users. We recognize DEXIS for its continuing commitment in creating leading edge technologies in the dental space.”

Director of Marketing for DEXIS, Rick Matty said, “DEXIS is honored to accept the ‘Best of Class’ Technology Award. The DEXIS team appreciates the knowledge, experience, and many hours of research that the esteemed panel has dedicated to this arduous process. We are grateful for the recognition of our quality products that enhance the dental experience for clinicians and patients and improve workflow in the office.”
More information on these winning DEXIS products can be found at
*Kühnisch J. Benefits of the DIAGNOcam Procedure for the Detection and Diagnosis of Caries [study project].

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DEXIS is an industry leader in developing high quality digital imaging solutions for the dental community. In 1997, DEXIS introduced digital radiography on laptop computers — making it the first truly portable and affordable digital X-ray system. In 2001, DEXISTM became the first intra-oral digital radiography system to be accepted by the American Dental Association into the highly prestigious ADA Seal Program. Today, DEXIS is the most highly awarded intra-oral digital X-ray system with numerous awards from dental researchers and well-respected dental publications. For more information on the DEXIS Imaging Suite of products including the DEXISTM Platinum Sensor and CariVuTM, visit

DEXIS is a member of the KaVo Kerr Group. KaVo Kerr Group is a global portfolio of leading dental brands that share common values of Trust, Experience, Choices, Quality and Smart Innovation.
Brands include KaVoTM, KerrTM, Kerr Total CareTM, PentronTM, Axis|SybronTM Endo, OrascopticTM, Pelton & CraneTM, MarusTM, GendexTM, DEXISTM, InstrumentariumTM, SOREDEXTM, i-CATTM, NOMADTM, Implant DirectTM and OrmcoTM. With over 500 years of combined experience and proven solutions, KaVo Kerr Group uniquely serves 99% of all dental practices. Visit for more information.

About Pride Institute “Best of Class” Technology Award Program
The Pride Institute “Best of Class” Technology awards were launched in 2009 as a new concept to provide an unbiased, non-profit assessment of available technologies in the dental space. Through print and digital media coverage, the “Best of Class” message reaches the community of 150,000 dentists through multiple touch points—in print and online—educating them about the products. Honoree participation in the “Tech Expo” at the American Dental Association’s Annual Meeting offers face-to-face interaction with the companies as well as technology-centered education provided by members of the panel as well as the esteemed consultants of Pride Institute. This year’s event will be held November 5- 10 in Washington, DC.
The panel consists of five dentists with significant knowledge of and experience in dental technology, including Dr. Shuman; Dr. John Flucke, DDS, writer, speaker, Technology Editor and Chief Dental Editor for Dental Products Report; Paul Feuerstein, DMD, writer, speaker and Technology Editor for Dentistry Today; Marty Jablow, DMD, technology writer and consultant for Dr. Bicuspid; and Parag Kachalia, DDS, Vice-Chair of Preclinical Education, Research and Technology, University of Pacific School of Dentistry. More information on the Pride Institute can be found at

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