prophy angle


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prophy angle

In dentistry, a wheel containing pieces of wire. It is used for cleaning metal surfaces.
See also: angle
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Table I: Manufacturers, Prophy Angles, and Recommendations Manufacturers Angle Firmness Young Dental Manufacturing Young: Company soft (gray cup) Earth City, MO 63045 firm (white cup) Dentsply International/Ash Division Nupro Supreme: Evanston, IL 60201 firm (white cup) soft (blue cup) Rite Angle w/Flair-Soft (gray cup) Rite Angle w/Flair-Firm (white cup) Denticator Diamond Pink soft Sacramento, CA 95828 Diamond White regular Original Green soft Original White regular Prophy Perfect Inc.
You should use normal pressure when cleaning with the new PasteFree prophy angle. If you do experience stalling or spinning, you may be applying too much pressure on the angle.
Then they come towards you with things that look like guns (air/water syringe), hammers (prophy angle), and sharp points (explorer and scalers).
Advantages of the new angle include complete visualization of the dentition and complete cleaning with 50 percent less enamel abrasion compared to a leading prophy angle and paste.
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 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.
The Oral-B Practitioner Series SUPA[R] Slim is among the smallest disposable prophy angles, designed to give clinicians better visibility, comfort and versatility during polishing.