Improve Oral Health Now recently introduced Kaboom Xero Sticks, which offer formulation for patients who suffer from dry mouth.
Improve Oral Health Now recently introduced Kaboom Xero Sticks, which offer formulation for patients who suffer from dry mouth. Each Xero Stick is infused with jambu oleoresin, a concentrated extract of spilanthes acmella (also known as the "toothache plant"). The toothpick also removes plaque, but the infusion of flavors from Xero Sticks stimulate salivation for patients who suffer from dry mouth. One stick can be used for hours and still release flavor. Xero Sticks are given to cancer patients who suffer from extreme dry mouth.
Oral-B recently introduced the Oral-B Black 7000. The power brush offers six different cleaning modes, including a new tongue cleaner mode, and is compatible with a range of Oral-B brush heads. The Oral-B Black 7000 also interacts with Oral-B's SmartGuide technology.
GlaxoSmithKline recently introduced Sensodyne Repair & Protect toothpaste. The toothpaste can repair and protect patients' sensitive teeth with twice daily brushing. Sensodyne Repair & Protect toothpaste repairs exposed dentin by building a reparative layer over and within the dentin tubules from first use, blocking the pain caused by dentin hypersensitivity. The toothpaste protects patients from future sensitivity as the layer formed is proven to resist a typical dietary acidic challenge.
Isolite Systems, Inc., recently introduced the Isovac Dental Isolation Adapter. The Isovac Adapter gives the standard high volume evacuator the ability to use Isolite Systems' entire family of mouthpieces. The Isovac is designed to replace the HVE at the hose, while the Isolite and Isodry systems are designed to augment existing evacuation on the chair. Isovac's unique design makes it easy to clean and sterilize. Isolite's Isolation Mouthpieces continuously retract the tongue.
Visit www.isolitesystems.com or call (800) 560-6066
Sultan Healthcare recently reintroduced its Upgrade disposable prophy angles in five colors -- yellow, blue, green, pink, and peach. Even the once gray cup has been swapped out for a light lavender color. The product features beveled and lightly lubricated gears for smooth performance. The angle's web and ribbed cup is designed to flare and adapt to tooth contours to aid in cleaning.
Ultradent Products, Inc., recently introduced Enamelast fluoride varnish. Enamelast features a silky texture that appears nearly invisible against the teeth. The varnish has an adhesion-promoting agent that enhances retention. For orthodontic patients, Enamelast facilitates longer, sustained fluoride release when applied to teeth previously treated with a sealant. Enamelast comes in two delivery options: unit-dose blister packs, or Ultradent's syringe and tip application.
Visit ultradent.com or call (800) 552-5512
Coltene recently launched its BioSonic Suvi piezoelectric ultrasonic scaler and air polisher that features Suvi Premier and Elite models. The handpiece is removable and autoclavable. Water regulation is conveniently embedded in the handpiece, providing effortless water flow control. A foot pedal allows easy adjustment to power levels while leaving hands free for treating the patient.
Premier Dental Products Co. recently announced that the anterior Morse 0/00 and the posterior 135 hygiene scalers are available in three handle selections -- Big Easy Ultralite, Big Easy, and Light Touch. Both scalers are designed for the removal of supragingival calculus. The Morse 0/00 anterior scaler features two petite Jacquette blades that are ideal for scaling tight contact areas of anterior teeth and accessing pits and fissures. The 135 scaler has a universal curette design with a pointed scaler working end. The 135 provides easy adaptation to posterior teeth and has interproximal access.
Visit www.premusa.com or call (888) 670-6100
Philips Sonicare recently introduced the DiamondClean Black Edition. It provides the same features and benefits as the standard Sonicare DiamondClean. The diamond-shaped brush head has 44% more bristles than the standard sized ProResults brush head. The DiamondClean features illuminated brushing modes when the power button is pressed. The five brushing modes are selected by scrolling down, using a one button action.
GoodMouth recently launched its subscription-based toothbrush delivery service. The service regularly delivers fresh toothbrushes suited for patients for less than $3 a month. Patients subscribe to a regular delivery of toothbrushes along with oral hygiene kits, and branded, personalized oral health serves as a valuable branding outlet for dental practices. The deliveries can be bi-monthly, monthly, or twice monthly.
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