prophylaxis paste

pro·phy·lax·is paste

(prō-fi-lak'sis pāst)
Compound containing a mild abrasive (and sometimes fluoride), used professionally to remove dental plaque and extrinsic stains, polish teeth, and to minimize plaque accumulation and retention.
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Their properties are suited for packaging dental varnish and prophylaxis paste. COC films are also being used as an alternative to Barex[R] in a variety of animal health applications.
* Group II: prophylaxis paste (Sultan; Topex, NJ, USA)+37% orthophosphoric acid (Condicionador Dental Gel; Dentsply, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)+primer and adhesive (Transbond XT; 3M Unitek, Monrovia, USA);
Oral-B Practitioner Series Prophylaxis Paste is formulated to virtually eliminate splatter and clings to tooth surfaces to help remove stains.
Prophylaxis paste jar of 340 gm, Polishing cup rubber, mounted soft for RAHP pkt of 12, Wire ligature stainless steel BSW gauge 28, coil of 15.24 metres, Base, plate, lower box of 12, Base, plate, upper, box of 12
Soyman, "Influence of a prophylaxis paste on surface roughness of different composites, porcelain, enamel and dentin surfaces," European Journal of Dentistry, vol.
NUPRO[R] Prophylaxis Paste with Fluoride, coarse grit (DENTSPLY International Inc., Milford, Delaware) and DENSCO[R] Prophy Cups (soft, blue, ribbed, Water Pik, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado) were used for polishing because many hygienists select coarse grit paste, and also to simulate a maximally-abrasive clinical scenario.
NUPRO Sensodyne Prophylaxis Paste by DENTSPLY contains NovaMin, a calcium phosphate crafted to relieve sensitivity, provide stain removal, and is dye and gluten free, the company says.
35 PROPHYLPASTE Prophylaxis paste 210 gms ( Prolax)
Dentsply International launches its Continuous Care System for Dentinal Hypersensitivity, including NUPRO[R] Sensodyne[R] Prophylaxis Paste with NovaMin and Sensodyne NUPRO Professional Toothpaste.
Prospec MI Paste, manufactured by GC Corporation (Tokyo, Japan), is an excellent prophylaxis paste with bio-available calcium and phosphate.
Each dependent variable (4 different stain types) was tested 4 times with each prophylaxis angle, using 4 prophylaxis paste conditions, and 3 different rpm; therefore, 2 trials x 2 angles x 3 speeds x 4 stains x 4 grits = 192 trials on 96 teeth.
Another study suggested that no significant difference exists in the shear bond strength of sealants placed after use of fluoride-containing prophylaxis paste compared with that of sealants placed after the use of a non-fluoride paste.[17] Jensen found no difference in retention between a sealant containing fluoride and a standard sealant one year after application.[18]