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Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes. In addition to isolation, retraction, and keeping the working environment clean, the DryShield system provides a high-volume continuous suction to help control and reduce aerosols. DryShield is one measure in a multi-layered approach to reduce risk of infection to the lowest possible level.

We believe the best approach is multi-layered — involving standard precautions in the office alongside measures to help reduce aerosol and splatter during procedures. See our step-by-step checklist with tips for controlling aerosol and reducing the risk of infection.

Superior isolation, superior visibility, superior suctioning power and innovative ergonomic design allow the dentist to focus on doing high-quality dentistry most efficiently, while reducing fatigue and stress—all leading to increased production and job satisfaction.

Definitely! Better isolation and control of the working area can lead to decreased chair-side time, shorter appointments and greater efficiency. This will allow you to schedule more appointments and allow your assistant to be more productive.

Yes! Since DryShield is a combination of many essential dental products, it acts as an extra set of hands for the hygienist to perform better and have less fatigue/strain not only throughout the day but throughout their career as well.

The autoclavable DryShield mouthpiece comes in 5 different sizes (X-Pedo, Pedo, S, M and L) and also offers a range of bite block sizes, which allow the mouthpiece and bite block to be used interchangeably. The single-use DryShield mouthpiece comes in 4 different sizes (Pedo, S, M and L) with attached bite block. DryShield mouthpieces are designed to accommodate all possible dental situations from a small child to full-grown adults. DryShield can even fit adults with limited opening and TMJ issues. Our goal is to provide dental professionals with a variety of options to provide superior patient comfort and the highest quality dental work.

Simply twist off existing HVE. Then, twist DS1 onto the existing hose and you’re ready to enjoy all the benefits of DryShield within seconds.

DryShield is designed with ease of use and simplicity in mind. The DS1 is simple to install and the soft, flexible mouthpieces facilitate fast, easy, comfortable placement into the patient’s mouth.

Absolutely! The mouthpiece is made of soft, flexible material with patient comfort as the number-one priority.

DryShield can be used on all types of patients! DryShield is designed with patient comfort in mind, from small children to full-grown adults.

Any dental procedures requiring proper care, visibility and suction can be made even more efficient with DryShield.

Feel free to call us at 888-DRY-0300 to speak to one of our knowledgeable customer care representatives. We will be happy to assist you!

Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants can all benefit from the many advantages of DryShield.

Yes! With DryShield, the days of dry angles, cotton rolls, gauze, clamps, high suction, rubber dams and saliva ejectors are over. The DryShield autoclavable mouthpiece can also be sterilized alongside your other dental instruments — this all leads to lower monthly expenses and puts more money in your pocket.

Yes! DryShield puts you in total control of the oral environment resulting in less chair-side time with the patient.

Yes!  The DryShield system was designed from the ground up to be environmentally friendly.  The flagship DryShield system is the first and only fully autoclavable all-in-one isolation system on the market, including autoclavable mouthpieces that can be sterilized and reused.  Our more recent single-use mouthpiece offering, which serves the needs of certain hospitals, government organizations, and practices looking for added convenience, was furthermore designed to be 100% recyclable.

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