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Product Guide 3

A listing of featured products.

CO-AXIAL LIGHT

SurgiTel®/General Scientific Corp, Ann Arbor, Mich, offers the StarLight LED, which provides shadow-free and co-axial lighting to any loupe system to improve overall vision and ergonomics. It uses a regulated lithium ion battery that provides consistent brightness over the charge life. (800) 959-0153; www.surgitel.com

AIR/WATER SYRINGE ADAPTER

Vista Dental Products, Racine, Wis, introduces EZLock™ disposable air/water syringe adapter. The disposable EZ-Lock tips convert air/water syringes into subgingival irrigation handpieces, allowing for a more direct spray designed to reduce aerosol and splatter. Its small 2 inch design allows for better access without obstructing visibility. (877) 418-4782; www.vista-dental.com

LATEX GLOVES

Microflex Corp, Reno, Nev, makes Diamond Grip Plus™ latex gloves, designed to offer consistent and secure wet and dry grip with increased dexterity and a forgiving fit. The gloves are manufactured with integrated polymer technologies for powder-free donning and product consistency. (877)746-6600; www.microflex.com

PLAQUE DISCLOSING SYSTEM

Sunstar (Butler® and GUM® brands), Chicago, introduces GUM® Plak-Check™, a virtually invisible stain-free plaque disclosing system for children and adults. Plak-Check highlights harmful bacterial plaque on tooth surfaces displaying areas where additional brushing and flossing are needed. (800) 528-8537; www.sunstaramericas.com

GLOVES

Microflex Corp, Reno, Nev, makes UltraSense™ nitrile gloves, which are soft and comfortable while providing durability. UltraSense nitrile gloves form to the wearer’s hand like latex without the associated risks and they offer elasticity. The gloves are manufactured with a unique finishing process designed to provide an outstanding grip for both small utensils and large instruments in wet and dry environments. (800) 876-6866; www.microflex.com

ERGONOMIC CHAIR

SurgiTel®/General Scientific Corp, Ann Arbor, Mich, offers the fully adjustable ErgoComfort chair designed to provide back support. The chair features patented “relax” and “hydro” support arms to provide body ergonomics and comfort. (800) 959-0153; www.surgitel.com

DESENSITIZING TOOTHPASTE

GlaxoSmithKline, Parsippany, NJ, introduces Sensodyne® Fresh Impact, which provides a combination of paste and gel in addition to a 25% increase in flavor concentration for better taste and fresh breath. Sensodyne is an at-home treatment for dentin hypersensitivity. (800) 652-5625; www.dental-professional.com

REPAIR SERVICE

Tony Riso Co, N Miami Beach, Fla, offers one stop repair services for all brands of ultrasonic scaling units, hand scaling instruments, and high and low speed dental handpieces. The company has also expanded its customer service hours. Tony Riso is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm EST. (866) 986-6974; www.tonyriso.com

CHAIRSIDE WHITENING

Den-Mat Corp, Santa Rosa, Calif, offers Sapphire Chairside Whitening, designed to whiten teeth up to 12 shades in less than 1 hour and up to seven shades within 30 minutes. It contains fluoride to aid in the prevention of demineralization and caries. The whitening system includes the new Sapphire Desensitizer to help limit patient sensitivity. (800) 445-0345; www.denmat.com

SHARPENING SYSTEM

PDT Inc, Missoula, Mont, makes the Ultimate Edge Transformation Kit, an easy and effective sharpening system used to sharpen all dental hygiene and/or periodontal curets and scalers. The system comes with a lifetime customer satisfaction guarantee. (800) 240-9895; www.pdtdental.com

From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. December 2006;4(12): 19-20.

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