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September 2021 Marketplace

A listing of featured products.

varnishVarnish Flavor Designed for Adults

VOCO America,  Indian Land, South Carolina, introduces a cola lime flavor to the Profluorid Varnish lineup. Formulated with 5% sodium fluoride and featuring low film thickness and a smooth feel, this product is indicated for all age groups, but the cola lime flavor is designed to encourage adult use. Also available in the Profluorid family are pina colada, melon, mint, cherry, caramel, and bubblegum flavors. Available in an easy-to-use, single-dose delivery system, this varnish adheres well to moist surfaces and sets quickly. ­888-658-2584.

ToothbrushSonic Toothbrush

FOREO, Stockholm Sweden, has introduced  ISSA 3 silicone sonic toothbrush. It features an innovative, bacteria-resistant silicone hybrid brush head with patented mechanics that last up to a year on a single USB charge. The brush is designed to offer an invigorating tooth clean and gentle gum massage, as well as a tongue and cheek cleaner on the back. Available in fuchsia, mint, pearl pink, and black, the brush offers 16 intensity levels, operating at 11,000 T-sonic pulsations per minute. 844-503-6062.

electric toothbrushElectric Toothbrushes for Children

Brush Buddies, Ontario, California, offers the Brush Buddies Soniclean line, which encompasses customizable electronic toothbrushes for kids. The brushes are made with soft bristles and just the right amount of power to fight through plaque and still protect enamel. Designs include fan favorites such as Peppa Pig, Thomas and Friends, Emoji, Kung-Fu Panda, and JoJo Siwa. Brush Buddies is adopting new characters and personalities for upcoming movie releases and musical launches. 909-434-0911.

power toothbrushPower Toothbrush Available to Oral Health Professionals

Philips, Stamford, Connecticut, has launched the Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige to the United States dental professional community. Harnessing artificial intelligence to create an effective and completely personalized brushing experience, the power toothbrush is designed around patients’ unique brushing habits, sensing brushing style and adapting as they clean to provide an optimum, personalized cleaning experience. As patients brush, SenseIQ technology senses, adapts, and cares for their teeth and gingiva, offering a customized brushing experience with real-time feedback. Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige uses sensors to detect the pressure patients apply, the cleaning motion they use, and the coverage they achieve, up to 100 times per second. It then adapts automatically by adjusting intensity when it senses patients pushing too hard, to help prevent gingival damage. 800-422-9448.

masksSurgical Masks

HuFriedyGroup, Chicago, makes Crosstex Surgical Masks with patented Secure Fit Technology that feature dual nose and chin strips made from flexible aluminum. This creates a secure seal around each clinician’s face shape. The snug, custom fit minimizes dangerous gaps for superior protection over standard ear loop masks. Manufactured in the United States, Crosstex Masks with Secure Fit Technology are widely available from distributors in ASTM Levels 1, 2, and 3, so clinicians can acquire the optimal mask for any procedure. 800-483-7433.

From Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. September 2021;19(9):44.

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