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AIR POLISHING DEVICE
Hu-Friedy, Chicago, has released Air-Flow Handy 3.0 Premium, a portable sub- and supraginigival biofilm- and stain-removing air polishing device. The device features a lightweight design to improve clinician comfort, while providing a clear view of the treatment area. The Air-Flow Handy 3.0 Premium comes with two attachments that allow clinicians to comfortably and efficiently remove biofilm above and below the gingival margin. The Plus handpiece removes biofilm and stain supragingivally and in shallow periodontal pockets. The Perio-Flow handpiece is indicated for periodontal pockets greater than 4 mm. 800-483-7433; hu-friedy.com.
BRUSH-ON TOOTH WHITENING SYSTEM
SDI Limited, Itasca, Illinois, introduces Pola Luminate, a fluoride releasing, brush-on tooth whitening system. This mint-flavored, low-viscosity, fast-drying solution contains 6% hydrogen peroxide to ensure a quick bleaching process. Patients can apply Pola Luminate to one tooth or multiple teeth without the need for trays or whitening strips. Clinicians provide an initial in-office consultation to demonstrate how to apply the treatment. 800-228-5166; sdi.com.au.
FLAVORFUL PROPHY PASTE
Premier Dental, Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, now offers two new Enamel Pro Prophy Paste flavors: chochazelnut and mixed berry. “Nutellalike” is how many dental hygienists described the new chochazelnut flavor, while mixed berry is deemed pleasant and refreshing. Enamel Pro Prophy Pastes offer pleasing aromas, flavors, and the ability to remove stains and polish quickly without splatter. 888-670-6100; premusa.com.