Two instruments in one for infection prevention

April 16, 2019
Volume 53, Issue 5

The new Purevac® HVE System represents the improvement in efficiency dental professionals have been waiting for.

The problem: Infection prevention and control are serious concerns for the dental team

Procedures that generate aerosols, splatter, fluids and debris can pose heath risks to both patients and dental professionals.

Related reading: Why spring is a great time for yearly infection control maintenance

The solution: Purevac® HVE                                                   

  • The high-volume tip removes 90 percent more aerosols during ultrasonic scaling compared to a low-volume saliva ejector1, thus creating a safer environment

  • The kink-resistant hose is 69 percent lighter and 130 percent more flexible than a standard HVE hose, optimizing ergonomics

  • The Purevac HVE features a 360-degree swivel, making it easier to maneuver        

  • The fog-free mirror provides greater visibility and illumination to the treatment area

  • Procedures are more efficient with two tools in one hand. No switching back and forth between the HVE and a mirror. This contributes to safer conditions

Reference

1. Jacks MJ: A laboratory comparison of evacuation device

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