July 2022 Marketplace
A listing of featured products.
DASH Medical Gloves Inc, Franklin, Wisconsin, introduces DASH® True Comfort® blu chloroprene exam gloves. They offer excellent wet grip, increased touch sensitivity, enhanced comfort, and textured fingers. DASH True Comfort blu chloroprene exam gloves are also powder free and latex free. Designed to allow clinicians to experience all the feels, including the feeling of giving back, DASH Medical will donate $1 for every case sold to organizations that clean and protect the environment. 800-523-2055.
Goody Bag Program
Dental Herb Company, Lancaster, New Hampshire, has launched Truly Natural® Smiles, an all-natural eco-friendly patient goody bag program. Oral health professionals can send their patients home with samples of Tooth & Gums Tonic rinse, Essentials toothpaste, an eco-friendly bamboo toothbrush, and informational brochure—all in an attractive recycled kraft bag. An introductory offer starts at only $1.60 per patient. 800-747-4372.
SmartMouth Oral Health Laboratories, St. Louis, offers SmartMouth Mouth Sore Oral Rinse, a new rinse designed to soothe oral irritation and prevent oral malodor. The rinse uses a sulfur-eliminating solution to destroy sulfur gases in the mouth and a zinc ion activating solution to release zinc ions into the oral cavity, eliminating oral malodor. The rinse also contains menthol for oral pain relief related to mouth sores, canker sores, and cheek bites. The product also can be used to ease gingival irritation caused by braces and dentures. 314-995-3090.
Holistic Oral Health Products
TWICE, New York, an oral wellness brand cofounded by Grammy award-winning musician Lenny Kravitz, has launched a suite of science-backed, holistic oral health products designed to help patients maintain a balanced oral microbiome. The new line, which consists of toothpaste, floss, a whitening pen, and Immunity Rinse products, features plant-based ingredients engineered to balance pH and the oral flora. Formulated without artificial preservatives, sweeteners, or artificial flavors, the lineup includes a dentifrice enriched with antioxidant vitamins A, E, and aloe vera, as well as a proprietary nano-hydroxyapatite formula made with charcoal and baking soda to support periodontal health. Similarly, Twice floss is coated with dental-grade baking soda for powerful and effective deodorizing during interdental cleaning. Also offered is a manual toothbrush with more than 5,000 ultrafine, rounded bristles for superior cleaning.
Henry Schein Orthodontics, Melville, New York, announces the launch of Studio Pro 4.0, a new web-based treatment planning software for Reveal clear aligners. Linked to the DDX Case Management Portal—a remote server used for image submission and case management—Studio Pro 4.0 offers Reveal providers virtual setup tools to visualize, customize, and communicate treatment plans for clear aligner therapy. With more than 25 new features, the software allows practitioners to easily navigate an intuitive interface that was designed following extensive clinician feedback. Featuring direct integration with many leading intraoral scanners, as well as connectivity with practice management software, Reveal simplifies clear aligner workflows to enhance the patient experience. 800-344-3397.
Four-In-One Hygiene System
Premier Dental, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, makes izzo, an innovative, direct-to-consumer initiative designed to optimize self-care. Described as a four-in-one system that elevates the typical toothbrush approach, izzo features a three-speed oscillating toothbrush as the centerpiece of a polishing system that includes an interchangeable polishing cup, as well as a scaler to remove debris and plaque from hard-to-reach areas. The system also comes with a sanitizer case designed to kill pathogens that can linger on the brush head between uses. 888-670-6100.
Ultrasonic Insert Tips
Pac-Dent Inc, Brea, California, announced the launch of the 25K and 30K magnetostrictive ultrasonic universal and thin insert tips for its South East Instruments Autoscaler. Features and benefits of the Autoscaler Ultrasonic Universal Insert Tips include: no-slip grip for greater tactile sensitivity, inserts use base flow water delivery, compatible with all magnetostrictive handpieces, and offer a 90-day warranty against defects arising from faulty material or workmanship. 909-839-0888.
Steri-Shield, Fernandina Beach, Florida, offers the Wingers Integrated Barrier disposable bitewing, which features three products in one. This product provides a sensor holder inside a comfort padded, elastic infection control barrier. According to Steri-Shield, this reduces clinical setup time to obtain a radiological image from approximately 60 seconds to 5 seconds, and saves the costs of purchasing three separate items. In addition, the seamless elastic barrier eliminates micro holes that may occur in the heat-sealed seams of plastic film sensor barriers. This disposable device fits all size 2 sensor holders on the market, and each bag of 60 pieces includes a sterilizable aimer ring and bar. 800-699-7220.
W&H, Windsor, Ontario, has launched a new Proxeo Twist line of air-driven handpieces designed to offer a lightweight solution for dental units. With their easy swiveling between motor and attachment, the handpieces adapt to the operator’s position. The quick connect system with the roto-quick coupling offers an easy way of preparing the dental chair for the next patient. The rotational speed on the prophy angle cup enables greater cleaning efficiency, gentle polishing of tooth surfaces, and no splattering of paste. 519-944-6739.
AutoBrush, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, introduces AutoBrush® Pro: Kids, a whole-mouth sonic toothbrush designed to make brushing fun for kids of all ages. In just 30 seconds, it packs up to 25,000 bristles. The kid-friendly design, functional blue and red LED lights, and funky jungle tunes transform brushing from a daily battle into a fun activity for the whole family. It also promotes independence for children, including those with disabilities or sensory issues. 888-468-7404.
Dentsply Sirona, Charlotte, North Carolina, makes the Heliodent Plus Xray unit, a pillar of daily diagnostic work in dental practices that provides image quality of the highest standard. Presented to the professional world in 2009, the system has been consistently upgraded to increase modernity, efficiency, and reliability. Heliodent Plus is simple to operate and always delivers the expected results. The company recently announced that the 75,000th Heliodent Plus had left the production site in Bensheim, Germany. 844-848-0137.
From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. July 2022; 20(7)44-45.