prophy

pro·phy

(prō'fē)
Colloq. jargon for prophylaxis.
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It leaves patients with a smooth, clean feeling without grit and eliminates the need for prophy cups and pastes.
One tool that I find essential for cleaning the vent, nipple, or pan and other hard-to-reach nooks and crannies is dental prophy brushes.
The company's consumables product offering includes disposable and metal prophy angles, prophy cups and brushes, dental micro-applicators, moisture control products, infection control products, dental handpieces (drills) and related components, endodontic systems, orthodontic toothbrushes, flavoured examination gloves and other products.
The prosthesis and abutments may be selectively polished with a rubber cup and nonabrasive polishing paste such as aluminum oxide, tin oxide, APF-free prophy paste, and low-abrasive dentifrice after hard deposits have been removed [4, 27, 35].
The company's consumables product offering includes disposable and metal prophy angles, prophy cups and brushes, dental micro-applicators, moisture control products, infection control products, dental drills, endodontic systems, orthodontic toothbrushes, flavored examination gloves, children's toothbrushes, and children's toothpastes.
3) / 5 3-180 GB, echymosis (38,5) n=156 Parental Common Rate of Prophy Cause consanguinity / treatment ICH n, Iaxis n, of n, Positive history choices (%) (%) excitus of family n,(%) (%) (%) FVII 13 (24.
These ingredients are delivered in a prophy paste containing a mild abrasive, and can be applied with a pro- phylaxis cup to teeth that exhibit dentin hypersensitivity.
The dental professional applies a small amount of paste to sensitive tooth surfaces by burnishing it in with a slowly rotating soft prophy cup.
The daily cleaning variety polishes teeth with Prophy Silica micro-buffers, an ingredient that is similar to one used by dentists.
Key ingredients include ProLuminex crystals, billed by Colgate as its highest level of high performance whitening silica; Prophy Silica micro-buffers, an ingredient similar to what dentists use; and ProMinerals complex, which is comprised of the highest level of fluoride available in a daily toothpaste without a prescription, according to the company.
Paternostro even mentioned that posts for malaria prophy laxis were set up in many settlements in the regions of the Tocantins valley and doctors were assigned following his visit.