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"Deciding what products are best for your practice is not easy. In my practice, I didn't want to guess when I made clinical decisions. Patients deserve more than that. That's why I created REALITY 30 years ago. Now, I am more confident treating my patients. Let REALITY give you the unbiased information you need to select products that fit your practice." Michael B. Miller, D.D.S.
This site contains two primary databases
The Ratings Comprehensive evaluations and advice on using products optimally 
FirstLook Previews on recently introduced products
Dynamic, not static
. New products are continually added
. Current products are continually updated
. Video reviews and previews bring products to life
. Fast search engine
. Member comments and advice

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Product ListsProduct ListsShows you what products are reviewed or previewed in each category in The Ratings and FirstLook.            
Category RankingsCategory Rankings Products in each category in The Ratings are ranked in numerical order. It is here that you will find #1 as well as #10.            
Star RatingsStar Ratings Each product in The Ratings is scored from 0-5, with 5 being the top score. Products with an average numerical score of 4.5 or above achieve the ultimate: 5 Stars. Only approximately 10% of the products have reached this pinnacle. Products scoring 3.5-4.4 achieve the 4 Star level.            
Optional MediaOptional Media Information supplied by manufacturers in PDF, PowerPoint, and video formats.            
Product DetailsProduct DetailsTells and shows you why you should or should not consider using the product in your practice. Research results and evaluators' comments are thoroughly explored and analyzed.            
RAVES & RANTSRAVES & RANTS A quick glance section showing you two reasons to consider buying the product and two reasons why you should pass on it.            
StrengthsStrengths Summarizes the best attributes of the product.            
WeaknessesWeaknesses Summarizes the Information most manufacturers don.t want you to know.            
BOTTOM LINEBOTTOM LINE Should you buy the product? You'll find out here.            
Comparison ChartsComparison Charts Quick glance comparing the top 5 products in most categories in The Ratings.            
REALITY NOWREALITY NOW Quick-reading monthly PDF newsletter featuring the hottest and latest products. Published nine times per year. The last three years of issues are also accessible online in PDF format.            
REALITY RESPONDSREALITY RESPONDS Q&A Forum Questions can be posted in this online forum at any time and you will receive an answer usually within 48 business hours. Answers are based on evidence, not just opinion. Also gives you access to all questions and answers as queried by your colleagues. You can even dive in and give your take on the subject.            
Video ReviewsVideo Reviews Products come alive in our original videos.            
REALITY ONLINE LECTURESREALITY ONLINE LECTURES This program has been created to allow you to earn valuable CE credits at a minimal cost.            
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Products Currently Under Evaluation
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Recently posted (Updated 9/21/17)

TPH Spectra ST Universal nanofilled composite from Dentsply Sirona Restorative 
Microlux 2 2nd generation transilluminator from AdDent
Dentapreg Composite reinforcement ribbon system pre-impregnated with resin from Dentapreg
Power Pikster Portable, handheld, sonically-activated interproximal brush from Erskine
Composi-Tight 3D Fusion Sectional Matrix System New version of 3D matrix system with redesigned rings, wedges and forceps from GDS
Uveneer Direct composite veneer template system from Ultradent
Clearfil Universal Bond Quick New version of Clearfil Universal Bond but with a new amide monomer requiring only a 3-second application from Kuraray
Ti-Max Z800L Mini-head Highspeed, air turbine handpiece from NSK
Ti-Max Z900L Highspeed, air turbine handpiece from NSK
Tornado Highspeed, air turbine handpiece from Bien-Air
NLX nano Nano-sized, electric handpiece system from NSK
iCare Second generation, handpiece lubrication/purging device from NSK
Activa Cement Dual-cured, automix cement version of bioactive restorative material from Pulpdent
NV PRO3 2nd generation cordless handheld diode laser from DenMat 
Filtek One Bulk Fill Bulk-fill nanofilled composite for universal use from 3M 
Mosaic Universal nanofilled composite from Ultradent 
Harmonize Universal nanofilled composite from Kerr 
QUATTROcare Plus Second generation, handpiece lubrication/purging device from KaVoKerr
Macro-Lock Oval New version of Illusion X-RO fiber post with an oval cross-sectional in the coronal third from RTD
Aquasil Ultra+ Latest version of 5 Star VPS impression material from Dentsply Sirona Restorative
MTAFlow MTA material with improved handling from Ultradent
Jiffy Universal Adjusting & Polishing Kits Kits with instruments designed to adjust and polish all types of ceramics from Ultradent
All Ceramic Polishers Kits with instruments designed to adjust and polish all types of ceramics from Cosmedent
LED DayLite Wireless Mini Mini version of LED headlight with battery attached to headlight, eliminating any cords or wires from Designs for Vision
VALO Grand New version of the #1 curing light with a larger head from Ultradent
BioScreen Cancer detecting device from AdDent
SureFil SDF flow+ 2nd version of the first bulk fill flowable composite from Dentsply Sirona Restorative
Ketac Universal Heavy viscosity, sculptable, non-sticky glass ionomer restorative material from 3M
Micro3.5EF Scopes Lightweight 3.5x loupes with rectangular shape from Designs for Vision
Firefly LED headlight with battery-headlight pod, eliminating any cords or wires from DenMat
LED DayLite Wireless LED headlight with battery attached to headlight, eliminating any cords or wires from Designs for Vision
NoCord VPS impression material that retracts the tissue and is a hemostatic from Centrix
Composi-Tight 3D Fusion Full Curve Sectional matrix bands that wrap around the proximal line angles from GDS
Genius Automated endo prep system from Ultradent
Panavia V5 5th generation dual-cured resin cement system from Kuraray
Filtek Bulk Fill Posterior Bulk-fill nanofilled composite for posterior teeth from 3M 
RelyX Fiber Post 3D New version of fiber post with increased micro and macromechanical retention from 3M
Maxcem Elite Chroma Self-adhesive, dual-cured, automix, resin cement with color change mechanism to aid with cleanup from Kerr
Gemini Dual wavelength diode laser with 20 watts of peak power from Ultradent
Bulk EZ Dual-cured, automix, flowable composite for bulk filling posterior preps from Danville Materials
Sof-Lex Diamond Polishing System Diamond-impregnated polishers for composite from 3M
Couture Diamond-impregnated polishers for composite from Centrix
Ribbond Ultra Latest and thinnest version of Ribbond from Ribbond
Riva Self Cure HV Heavy viscosity, sculptable, non-sticky glass ionomer restorative material from SDI