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Product Guide 2

A listing of featured products.


Cetylite Industries Inc, Pennsauken, NJ, introduces Cetyl-Zyme Pro-Am® Concentrate and Cetyl-Zyme Pro-Am Foam Spray, proteaseamylase dual enzymatic detergents used for cleaning delicate medical and dental instruments/equipment. Cetyl-Zyme Pro-Am dissolves both protein and starch-containing soils and is useful for cleaning instruments with difficult to reach areas. Cetyl-Zyme Pro-Am Concentrate may be used as a presoak, in manual, ultrasonic, and automated cleaning systems or as an evacuation line cleaner. (800) 257-7740;


Tony Riso Co, North Miami Beach, Fla, makes the Titanium Implant Scaler (TIS), an ultrasonic scaler designed to specifically debride and maintain dental implants. The TIS features a treaded, multi-use prophy tip, can be sterilized, and is available in 25 K and 30 K versions. (866) 986-6974;


GlaxoSmithKline, Parsippany, NJ, introduces Oasis® Mouthwash and Mouth Spray for the treatment of xerostomia. The wash and spray provide relief of dry mouth symptoms for up to 2 hours and are designed to hydrate the mouth, lock in moisture, and prevent drying out. The mouthwash can be used in the morning and at bedtime. The spray offers immediate moisturization and can be used throughout the day. The tri-hydra formulations combine different polymers, humectants, and water for optimum moisturization and mouth feel. (800) 652-5625;


Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, makes the Oral-B® Triumph™ toothbrush system, featuring a FlossAction® brush head with patented MicroPulse® bristles. The brush’s Smart Technology™ allows the brush head and handle to work together to provide feedback to the user. Oral-B Triumph also has Oral-B ProfessionalCare® patented oscillating-pulsating technology with 40,000 inand- out pulsations that gently loosen plaque and 8,800 back-and-forth oscillations to sweep plaque away. (800) 543-2577;


DENTSPLY Professional, York, Pa, makes the Cavitron Plus ultrasonic scaler, which offers innovative features that allow clinicians to be more effective and efficient. The ergonomic 360° wireless foot control can be activated from any angle. The illuminated diagnostic display shows what mode is being used and notes any set-up or system errors. (800) 989-8826;


Orascoptic, Middleton, Wis, makes the Zeon® miniature high intensity fiberoptic headlight and the new Zeon LED portable headlight, designed for optimal visual acuity and comfort. The Zeon systems—the halogen Illuminator, the metal halide LumenArc™, or the battery powered LED—are very bright and coaxial, which provide true line-of-sight illumination to remove the shadows caused by using an overhead light. (800) 369-3698;


Colgate®, New York, introduces Colgate Visible White™ Professional Whitening System, a dentist-dispensed, take home tray whitening system. The system offers a 30-minute, once-a-day regimen, is available in two flavors: mint and melon, and comes in a portable and reusable carrying case. The viscous gel formula, which contains potassium nitrate and fluoride, is designed to enhance retention on tooth surface and is available in 5%, 7%, and 9% hydrogen peroxide. (800) 2COLGATE;


Crosstex International, Hauppauge, NY, introduces the patented Disposable Patient Safety Mask with Shield, specifically designed to protect patients’ eyes and nose from airborne dental spray, spatter, dust, and particles. Mask material covers the patient’s nose and the clear vision plastic shield protects the eyes. Patients can still see clearly and the mask conforms to the face and allows easy access to the mouth. (888) CROSSTEX;


OMNI Preventive Care, a 3M ESPE Co, West Palm Beach, Fla, offers SootheRx™, a Food and Drug Administration-approved, at-home prescription therapy for rapid and continual relief of dentin hypersensitivity. SootheRx is designed to induce the formation of hydroxyapatite, which is identical to the tooth mineral that is naturally replenished by saliva. The hydroxyapatite formed by SootheRx with NovaMin® naturally occludes open dentin tubules to prevent fluid flow that causes pain. It is used twice daily for 2 weeks in place of regular toothpaste. Following this initial treatment stage, only a once per week use is required. (800) 445-3386;


Tony Riso Co, North Miami Beach, Fla, makes the TRC Model M25/30 Manual Ultrasonic Scaler, which comes with an ergonomic handpiece, a foot switch, and a waterline with a quick disconnect. The scaler is compatible with both 25K and 30K inserts and includes two standard inserts. (866) 986-6974;

From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. December 2006;4(12): 14, 16, 18.

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