air-powder polisher

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air-pow·der pol·ish·er

(ār-pow'dĕr pol'ish-ĕr)
Air-powered device combining air and water pressure to deliver a controlled stream of abrasive through the handpiece nozzle to roughen or polish a tooth surface, depending on coarseness of agent.
Synonym(s): air abrasive, air polishing, air-powered abrasive, airbrasive.
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CHICAGO (June 20, 2016) -- Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announces the newest addition to the Hu-Friedy EMS air polishing line, the AIR-FLOW[R] Handy 3.
Qty-As Per Annexure, 3) Dental Air Polishing Unit With Polishing Powder (24 X 180 Gms) Bottles Unit 4) Dental Light Curing Portable Unit Cordless.
The protocol brings together Hu-Friedy EMS Piezon[R] power scaling products with the Hu-Friedy EMS AIR-FLOW[R] family of air polishing products for supra and subgingival biofilm and stain removal.
Its offers equipment such as abrasive, air abrasion, air polishing, dust confinement, C-saw, micro etching and tin plating equipment, as well as dental materials.
Coarse abrasive polishing pastes, flour or pumice for polishing, are contraindicated, as is air polishing [36, 37].
Air polishing was first introduced to the dental profession in the late 1970s.
With nicotine staining, air polishing is fantastic and highly effective.
unfilled, etc) Step 3 Remove plaque and/or debris from tooth (pumice polishing with occlusal brush, air polishing *, or air abrasion *) Step 4 Rinse all polishing material from tooth Step 5 Isolate tooth with cotton rolls, Dri-Angles(tm) or Dry-Tips(tm) (If dental dam isolation is used, place the dam prior to polishing.
Research on aerosol production and bacterial contamination of the work environment is either over 20 years old or utilizes ultrasonic scalers or air polishing devices to create the aerosols.
16) A physician consultation is recommended as a precaution for patients with severe respiratory disease before using an ultrasonic system for air polishing.
Air polishing was first introduced to the dental community in the late 1970s as a mechanism to quickly and easily remove extrinsic stain and soft deposits from tooth surfaces.