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A listing of products.

1) Manual Toothbrush Oral-B, Boston, introduces the Oral-B Pulsar, a manual toothbrush with MicroPulse bristles that pivot and pulse to penetrate deep interproximally and along the gingiva. Soft, flexible bristles and split brush head are designed to adjust to the contours of teeth for gentle brushing. (800) 44-ORALB;
2) Disposable Eyewear Palmero Health Care, Stratford, Conn, offers disposable eyewear designed with an ergonomically engineered frame to fit flush against the forehead with a wraparound lens. The attachment system meets the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. The shield uses the Ultra-Clear™ technology designed to be fog-free, antistatic, antiglare, and optically clear. (203) 377-6424;
3) Hygiene Handpiece KaVo America Corp, Lake Zurich, Ill, introduces the Prophy wiz hygiene handpiece. Ergonomically designed and lightweight, the Prophy whiz features a 360° swivel. Its one piece construction makes it simple to sterilize and it adapts to any four-hole standard tubing. (888) ASK-KAVO;
4) Topical Anesthesia Cetylite Industries Inc, Pennsauken, NJ, provides Cetacaine Liquid, a rapid onset topical anesthetic designed to last up to 30 minutes. It is an alternative to injection for scaling and root planing or it can be used for topical anesthesia prior to injection. Its viscous solution allows cotton or instrument application to specific areas for localized results and is recommended for use before deep scaling, curettage, and mucous membrane surgery. (800) 257-7740;
5) Polishing Agent IC Care, Mission Hills, Calif, offers Cosmetic Polishing Restorative (CPR), a formula of polishing agents designed to renew the luster of composite and porcelain work. A unit dose is applied with a prophy brush after adjustments, as a stand alone procedure, or in tandem with the dental hygiene procedure. (877) 477-5486;
6) Voice Driven Periodontal Exam PerioPal LLC, Beaumont, Tex, announces a new version of periodontal software designed to quicken and ease the recording of a periodontal examination. The verbal software tool is designed to verbally record, chart, store, and report a periodontal exam as it occurs. The new version (3.5) is updated with a networked database for multi-user access and a software bridge compatible with other dental packages. (409) 899-8626;

From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. August 2005;3(8):46.

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