Marketplace for September 2004
New Packaging for Denture Products GlaxoSmithKline, Parsippany, NJ, announces the availability of Polident® Denture Cleanser and Super PoliGrip® Denture Adhesive in redesigned packaging. The new packaging design makes it easier for denture patients to choose which Polident and Super PoliGrip products best meet their needs. (800) 652-5625; www.dental-professional.com.
Ultrasonic Inserts DENTSPLY Professional and Cavitron Systems, York, Pa, introduces Bellisima™ Ultrasonic Inserts, a new line of ergonomically designed, soft, and colorfully gripped inserts. The Bellisima line combines the Cavitron inserts with a new soft, dimpled grip designed for increased comfort. The sanoprene grip is 11.5 mm in diameter and it comes in two new colors: hot pink and purple. (800) 989-8826; www.professional.dentsply.com.
Sensitivity Agent Phoenix Dental Inc, Fenton, Mich, offers Super Seal® a water-based, potassium oxalate desensitizer, liner, and rewetting agent. Designed to be biologically compatible with soft tissue, it forms oxalate crystals in the dentinal tube. It does not need to be refrigerated, nor are light curing, mixing, or rinsing necessary. Super Seal® does not build up film thickness. (877) 463-9905; www.phoenixdental.com.
Extra Soft Toothbrush Nimbus Dental, Los Altos, Calif, introduces the Nimbus™ Micro Fine toothbrush. The Micro Fine is designed for postoperative controlled softness as well as long-term traumaless plaque removal. The handle is ergonomically designed and comes in three colors. (866) 646-2871; www.nimbusdental.com.
Prescription Toothpaste Discus Dental Inc, Culver City, Calif, offers Fluoridex™ Daily Defense Sensitivity Relief™, a 1.1% neutral sodium fluoride toothpaste with potassium nitrate. Designed for patients who require maximum fluoride treatment and are prone to sensitivity, Fluoridex Daily Defense Sensitivity Relief comes in 4 oz stand-up tubes with a flip-top cap. (800) 422-9448; www.discusdental.com.
Sealant Ultradent Products Inc, South Jordan, Utah, introduces Ultraseal XT plus patient kit. UltraSeal XT plus patient kit provides everything necessary to complete a pit and fissure sealant. UltraSealXT plus is a 58% filled resin composite sealant. The thixotropic resin thins when delivered into the fissure with the inspiral brush tip, providing more control during placement. The kit also includes a comic book featuring Ultraseal, a character who fights tooth decay. (800) 552-5512; www.ultradent.com.