Chlorhexidine Gluconate Oral Rinse 0.12% is used in phase 1 of periodontal therapy. The purpose of this rinse is to either condition the mouth for treatment, lowering the bacterial count, or to control inflammation due to gingivitis or periodontitis.
Fluoridex Daily Renewal oral rinse is a treatment rinse, not a mouthwash. It contains 0.63% of Stannous Fluoride and is water free. Used as part of the second phase of treatment, helps to control periodontal infection (gum disease), and prevent sensitivity and cavities.
Fluoridex Anticavity Toothpaste is the first professional-strength fluoride toothpaste that is SLS free. The latter being associated with cancer. Fluoridex sensitivity relief offers patients protection against cavities, aids in remineralization of the enamel, and help alleviate the discomfort of tooth sensitivity.
Fluoridex Enhanced Whitening Toothpaste is a professional-strength whitening toothpaste designed for maintenance of tooth shade after a whitening treatment. This paste is dual action: anti-cavity and whitening. It contains four times the concentration of fluoride compared to other non-prescription toothpastes plus silica, which removes surface stain without the use of hydrogen peroxide.
MI Paste Plus is a professional toothpaste that contains Recaldent (a milk-derivate protein), calcium, and phosphate and helps remineralize the enamel. It is water-based and sugar free, used commonly as a topical tooth crème to help with white spots on teeth due to lack of minerals. This particular MI Paste contains 900ppm of fluoride, a benefit that enhances the anti-cavity action of the product.
Rotadent ProCare Toothbrush is a disease-fighting home care instrument, which according to research removes up to 92% of plaque. The brush head rotates 360◦ with more bristles than the regular electric toothbrush offering access to hard-to-reach areas. It not only cleans effectively, but act as a therapeutic aid for patients with gingivitis, periodontal disease, and braces that normally have trouble brushing effectively.
Atridox is a locally applied antibiotic proven to treat active periodontal disease sites in the oral cavity. Atridox is a tetracycline derivate that is placed underneath the gums where the bacteria that causes pocketing lies. This product aids in reducing bleeding, increasing probing depths and clinical attachment by killing the bacteria. It is part of the phase II protocol because it allows patients to treat infection sites after most of the inflammation and bacterial count has subsided from the first hygiene visit.
Arestin is a locally applied antibiotic proven to treat active periodontally diseased sites in the oral cavity. Arestin is also a tetracycline derivate. It is also placed under the gum line, directly on the infected pocket, to reduce pocket depths after the first hygiene visit. It is part of the phase II protocol as an adjunctive therapy system that allows patients to see an improvement of their oral condition when deep cleanings alone is not sufficient.
NV® Pro3 Microlaser is a cordless, pain free, latest technology instrument that allows the dentist to deliver laser energy to the desired oral structure. It has been preset to 12 different procedures including soft tissue management and orthodontic treatment. The NV Pro is a gentler, more predictable product and often does not require local anesthesia; as compared to traditional methods. This laser removes dead tissue, helping doctors cause less discomfort and control bleeding.