December 2020 Marketplace For Dental Hygienists
A listing of featured products.
Spiral Cup Prophy Angle
Preventech, Indian Trail, North Carolina, makes the Pivot Plus Spiral Cup DPA with deeper external edges for more efficient polishing on adjacent teeth and interproximal areas, plus improved splatter control. Pivot offers made-in-the-USA quality at a great value, now with a broader line, to fit dental hygienists’ needs without paying more. 800-474-8681. preventech.com/product/pivot-nl
Align Technology, San Jose, California, now offers Invisalign Stickables. These sticker accessories are designed for use with the SmartTrack material in Invisalign clear aligners. Available in an array of designs, colors, shapes, and themes, this is a fun way for patients to show their personal flair during orthodontic treatment. Biocompatibility tested, the stickers are made from a water-resistant, multilayer plastic material. 408-470-1000. aligntech.com
2C MedTech, Dallas, launches CASPR Compact Medik and HVAC Solutions to reduce airborne and surface pathogens in the dental setting. CASPR, which stands for continuous air and surface pathogen reduction, was originally developed for hospitals. Given the heightened risk to oral health professionals from aerosol-generating procedures, CASPR chose to make the CASPR Medik products available to dental offices. The CASPR system is based on its Medik disinfection technology which reacts with the H2O molecules found in the air to continuously create highly effective oxidizing molecules such as hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). These molecules are delivered at safe levels to reduce clinically relevant pathogens, including viruses. CASPR is safe for use in occupied space and does not interrupt patient care. 800-209-7053. 2cmedtech.com
Pac-Dent, Brea, California, makes the AntiSplatr™ Disposable Prophy Angle designed to improve safety for oral health professionals by bolstering infection control protocols and reducing the risk of cross-contamination. Engineered with a golf ball dimple exterior that retains fluids and a splatter guard that eliminates accumulated paste and body fluids, this disposable prophy angle is designed to effectively reduce splatter. The optimally positioned splatter shield remains stiff during procedures while being flexible enough for patient safety. The angle features a latex-free transparent cup to improve visibility and counter-clockwise blades for optimum paste retention. 909-839-0888. pac-dent.com
VOCO America Inc, Indian Land, South Carolina, introduces CleanJoy, a fluoride and xylitol-containing, minimally abrasive prophy paste. CleanJoy’s Fine Dual Filler Technology allows for gentle but effective stain removal. The optimized filler particles lead to a smoother patient experience, as well as optimized splatter-control for the clinician. All grits are within American Dental Association-recommended relative dentin abrasion values, preserving tooth structure and making cleaning and polishing as minimally invasive as possible. CleanJoy is paraben, gluten and nut-free, reducing allergy risks. The paste comes in sweet caramel, fresh mint, and fruity cherry flavors. 888-658-2584. vocoamerica.com
From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. December 2020;18(11):45.