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Product Report

Nov. 1, 2010
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EMS develops technology for subgingival polishing

The Air-Flow Perio technology developed by Electro Medical Systems Corp. (EMS) provides subgingival air polishing, removing biofilm in five seconds per site.The EMS Air-Flow powder Perio is glycine based. The powder, along with the disposable Perio-Flow nozzle tips and reduced air pressure, allows for safe application of the air-powder-water mixture into the pocket. The Perio-Flow nozzle has three horizontal outlets for the air and powder and one vertical outlet for water to optimize the mixture in the pocket and prevent soft tissue emphysema.

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HyGenie evacuation system

HyGenie, Inc. recently introduced HyGenieHVE with HyDra Swivel Hose system. Developed by a dental hygienist, the multi-functional evacuation system combines a high volume evacuator, mirror, retractor, and light reflector in one. The lightweight, flexible HyDra Swivel Hose attaches to the HyGenie HVE disposable tips on one end and the existing universal high volume evacuator valve on the other.


Xlear introduces gel for pediatric patients

Xlear, Inc., recently introduced its strawberry-banana flavored kid's Spry Tooth Gel. The gel is sweetened with 100% xylitol and was developed for children ages three months and up. The gel can be used for application on teeth and gums at an early age. Xlear has also partnered with Live-Right to offer a combo kit that includes the Baby Banana Brush and strawberry-banana flavored Spry Tooth Gel.


Crest system targets gingivitis

Crest Oral-B recently introduced its Clinical Pro-Health System for Gingivitis, which aims to break the cycle of gingival inflammation and gingival bleeding in patients with mild to moderate, persistent gingivitis. The system consists of Oral-B ProfessionalCare SmartSeries 5000 Electric Toothbrush, Oral-B Glide Pro-Health Clinical Protection for Professionals Floss, and Crest Pro-Health Clinical Gum Protection Toothpaste with stabilized stannous fluoride.