Dr. DiTolla’s Clinical Tips – Bluephase® Style
Chairside Magazine: Volume 8, Issue 1
Design matters. Apple has taught me over the last few years that, regardless of how well an object does something, the look and feel of an item play an important role in the user’s personal connection to it. The original curing lights were gun-shaped, on the clunky side and struggled to reach the molars. The Bluephase® Style LED curing light from Ivoclar Vivadent has won multiple design awards, and it is easy to see why. We just hired our first female dentist, and her hands are tiny compared to mine. Considering that more than 50 percent of dental school graduates are women, ergonomics is an important issue when we are sharing instruments such as electric handpieces and curing lights. Bluephase Style’s Polywave® LED technology provides a broadband spectrum of 385–515 nm, and it will cure every dental material on the market today. The 10 mm light probe tip allows you to cure even the largest restorations because it can provide continuous curing for more than 10 minutes.