Survey says ...
A recent survey of dental professionals reveals that over 50 percent find that plaque disclosants are too messy. However, 91 percent of the respondents would consider using a paint-on disclosant.
Beutlich Pharmaceuticals has developed an easy-to-use, paint-on, single-use plaque disclosant. DISCLOSE® Plaque Disclosing Solution Dry Handle Swabs are neat and easy to use. Each dry handle swab is individually packaged and contains a cotton swab saturated with .25 ml of red, nontoxic dye. This unit dosage allows for easy application while eliminating the mess of tablets and liquids.
The study further revealed that 91 percent of responding dental professionals would consider recommending a disclosant for patient home use. DISCLOSE® Dry Handle Swabs are the perfect choice, for it highlights plaque on tooth surfaces that have not been properly cleaned. This shows patients where to improve their brushing, interdental cleaning, and flossing techniques.
DISCLOSE® Plaque Disclosing Solution is a perfect adjunct for oral-hygiene instruction in the dental office or at home. Packaged in dispensing boxes of 100, DISCLOSE® Plaque Disclosing Solution Dry Handle Swabs can be ordered from your local dental dealer.
For more information, contact Beutlich Pharmaceuticals at (800) 238-8542 or visit www.beutlich.com.
Disposable angles in bulk packages
Dental Resources is packaging its disposable angle in bulk boxes of 1,200 angles. These American-made angles have four different cup designs, a metal-like polycarbonate stem, prelubricated gears, and a high torque gear ratio. This is an excellent angle now in bulk for less than 28 cents each. For more information or free samples, call Dental Resources at (800) 328-1276.
XYLIFLOSS? dental flosser
XYLIFLOSS®, a new patented dental flosser that provides a safe, fast, and comfortable way to floss teeth, was recently introduced to the North American market by XYLIFLOSS Ltd.
XYLIFLOSS® is an innovative product that will change the way people floss forever. XYLIFLOSS® makes the use of dental floss easy and fast, and the special design ensures hygienic use of dental floss.
This dental-care product is said to be the only flosser available with a self-adjusting tension mechanism that makes flossing quick and easy. XYLIFLOSS® is easy to use, with simple operating instructions on the back of the package. It is available in five different colors, and is attractively packaged and priced.
XYLIFLOSS® is a self-contained, hygienic dental flosser that eliminates the need to wrap an excess amount of floss around your fingers. Each unit contains 16 yards of dental floss, good for more than 200 uses - many more than the standard floss container.
For more details, call (847) 781-3222 or visit www.xylifloss.com.Erkoform RVE
For additional information, call Glidewell Direct at (888) 303-3975 or visit www.glidewelldirect.com.Tandem
For more information, contact Tandem Oral Care, Inc. at (800) 227-8507.
Duraflor® 5% Fluoride Varnish
Medicom, Inc.® introduces Duraflor® 5% Fluoride Varnish in a new, convenient, unit-dose application. Each premeasured unit-dose contains 0.5 ml of 5% fluoride varnish, along with a disposable brush. Duraflor® is recommended for use with dentinal hypersensitivity. Duraflor® will save dental professionals time and money while increasing patient comfort (one adult application per unit-dose).
Duraflor® is easy and simple to use! Just paint-on the thick varnish and it dries immediately (even in the presence of saliva). The product will remain in place up to eight hours, allowing maximum fluoride uptake. Studies have indicated your patients will be free of hypersensitivity for up to six months.
Duraflor® is packaged in a box of 16 unit-dose applications, along with instructions for use. Medicom, Inc.® developed the product and it is made available through all dental distributors. Contact your local dealer to place your order.
For product information, call Medicom, Inc.® at (800) 435-9267 or visit www.medicom.ca.Pillo'Beans
When body weight is applied to the pillow, the fabric stretches in all directions and the filling flows within it to automatically adjust to the patient's body contours. The result is a relaxing custom fit for each patient, regardless of body type or physical limitations.Install one of the Pillo'BeansTM today to show your patients that you care about their comfort.
For more information, contact DESIGN 2000, LLC, Pillo'Beans Dental Division, 4730 E. Indian School Rd. #120, Phoenix, AZ 85018, call (602) 230-5237, or visit http://members.aol.com/pillobeans/info.html.
Proxi-Tip? pocket traveler
For a free sample and pricing information, contact AIT Dental, Inc. at (800) 876-4620.environment
A complete brochure of features and information is available from KaVo America Inc. at (888) TRY KaVo or visit www.kavousa.com.
3-i-1 intraoral examination pak
For additional information, call Applied Dental, Inc. at (888) 841-8481.
Touch-Less® Soap Dispenser offerTo help provide an even higher standard of infection control, Sultan Chemists offers its ultra-hygienic, new Touch-Less® Soap Dispenser free with the purchase of four gallons of LYSOL® I.C.TM Antimicrobial Soap.This safe, clean, and convenient soap dispenser eliminates contact with contaminated surfaces, exposure to germs, and messy wash areas by dispensing cleaning liquids, such as LYSOL® I.C.TM Antimicrobial Soap, when its infrared sensor detects the presence of a hand. Its sleek design makes it perfect for countertop use or wall mounting. LYSOL® I.C.TM Antimicrobial Soap has an exclusive, nondrying formula and a pleasant scent that's perfect for frequent hand-washing. It is supplied in convenient one-gallon bottles and handy 17.5-oz. prefilled pumps.
For more information, call your dental dealer or contact Sultan at (800) 637-8582 or visit online at www.sultanintl.com.VELADERM
The work-related frequent handwashing with lipid-depleting detergents is the single major cause of hand problems among dentists and their staff. This lotion cleans with urea instead of lipid-depleting detergents.VELADERMTM Professional Handwash Lotion is provided in 500 ml/16 fl. oz. dispenser bottles.
For more information, contact LavaDerma Professional Skin Care by e-mail at [email protected] or visit www.veladerm.com.
Junior toothbrush pack
j-pak is a toothbrush pack that is designed for children under the age of 8. Each pack contains a compact junior toothbrush with extra-soft bristles, a toy brush cap to protect the brush head, and a hang loop with nametag.
Each box contains 50 packs, four designs assorted.
For additional information, contact Applied Dental, Inc. at (888) 841-8481.
FLEXO? Saliva Ejectors
FLEXO® Saliva Ejectors, from Bosworth Company, are available now in an expanded color range. Available in blue, yellow, green, and red, FLEXO® maintains its shape and features a safe end that prevents tissue pull. A reinforced plastic barrel will not collapse when bent to maintain a nonrestricted suction flow. FLEXO® Saliva Ejectors are packaged in bags of 100.
For more details, contact Bosworth Company at (800) 323-4352, e-mail [email protected], or visit www.bosworth.com.
Hu-Friedy announces 'Three for All' promotion
The "Three for All" promotion, available through all authorized Hu-Friedy dealers, runs through April 30.
Hu-Friedy quality products in this promotion are: Hu-Friedy Pres-idential® Forceps, Elevators, Needle Holders, Perma Sharp® Sutures, Orthodontic Cutters and Pliers, and Enzymax® Ultrasonic Detergent.
For complete details on the "buy three, get one free" promotion, contact your authorized Hu-Friedy dealer representative or call (800) HU-FRIEDY.