Inside Dentistry-Hygiene Supplement
September 2014, Volume 10, Issue 9
Published by AEGIS Communications
Hygiene Product Showcase
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NUPRO® White Varnish
DENTSPLY Professional’s NUPRO® White Varnish is a uniquely formulated varnish with rapid fluoride release for hypersensitivity relief. It minimizes clumping and has a wear time of 2 hours. The dose cup can be snapped onto the NUPRO prophy grip, held between fingers, or set on a flat surface.
800-877-0020 | dentsply.com
TurboPIEZO™ Ultrasonic Scaler
Parkell’s TurboPIEZO™ Ultrasonic Scaler has a foot-controlled turbo power boost and expanded low-power “Perio” mode. It provides full function with minimal water flow, to give quiet operation and less heat than a magnetostrictive scaler. The unit includes three tips: Burnett Power-Tip™, Perio, and Universal Straight.
800-243-7446 | parkell.com
2pro® Total Access Disposable Prophy Angle
The 2pro® Total Access Disposable Prophy Angle from Premier® Dental is uniquely designed with both a cup and tip to provide access to all tooth surfaces while improving efficiency and reducing cost. The sturdy construction runs smoothly and quietly, is latex-free, and is available in four cup styles.
888-670-6100 | premusa.com
Sunstar’s G-U-M® PerioShield™ is engineered to achieve and maintain a healthy mouth. It provides a plaque-blocking technology and is clinically proven to reduce plaque build-up and bleeding gums. G-U-M PerioShield Oral Health Rinse inhibits bacterial adhesion to tooth surfaces, and serves as an adjunct to normal mechanical oral hygiene.
888-777-3101 | gumbrand.com
BasicBites™ from Ortek Therpeutics Inc. is a sugar-free chewy that supports the normal acid-base (pH) levels that exist on tooth surfaces while coating the teeth with a mineral source. The bites contain AlkaGen Technology™, a saliva-mimicking technology that keeps tooth surfaces in the existing normal pH range.
800-863-9943 | basicbites.com
Universal Sterilization Wraps
Universal Sterilization Wraps from Hu-Friedy are a unique compilation of textiles designed to be strong and soft for durability and easy wrapping. Universal Wrap provides great performance at a lower cost. They are available in a variety of sizes in varied counts to suit your office’s needs.
800-Hu-Friedy | hu-friedy.com
Nylon Patient Barrier Aprons
Nylon Patient Barrier Aprons from Crosstex are impervious to liquids. They feature two alligator clips attached to the front of the neckband to hold a disposable patient towel/bib and a touch-tab Velcro neck closure for fast and easy fastening. Aprons are available in two sizes, are light in weight, and provide patient comfort.
888-276-7783 | crosstex.com
PeelVue+ Sterilization pouches
Color-coded by size to aid in organizing and grabbing, DUX Dental’s PeelVue+ is the recommended packaging method for moist heat sterilizing, sterile storage, and presentation of instruments and accessories to the patient. This product meets CDC recommendations for sterilization.
800-833-8267 | dux-dental.com
Perfect Touch® Flavored Nitrile Exam Gloves
Perfect Touch® White Cherry and Vanilla Flavored Nitrile Exam Gloves from Plak Smacker are medical-grade, powder-free, and ambidextrous. These white gloves are fully textured and their design provides superior tactility and grip, making it easier to handle dental equipment and maneuver in the mouth.
800-558-6684 | plaksmacker.com