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.
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.
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. Jensen found no difference in retention between a sealant containing fluoride and a standard sealant one year after application.