Mydent International, Hauppauge, NY, has added Cotton Roll Substitutes, Bendable Brushes, Disposable Bib Holders, and Curved Utility Syringes to its line of of DEFEND products.

DEFEND Cotton Roll Substitutes are thin and absorbent cellulose triangles that provide an alternative to cotton rolls. Available in large and small sizes, they provide a dry field to a variety of dental procedures, including bonding. According to the company, this product can absorb at least 30x their weight in moisture. Both sizes are packaged 50 per box.

DEFEND Bendable Tapered Applicator Brushes can be used to apply whitening agents, etchants, bonding agents, sealants, desensitizers, adhesives, and resins. The brushes feature chemical resistant fibers that can hold the harshest dental chemicals, while allowing for maximum carrying capacity, smoothing, and spreading. They are available in blue or pink, 100 per box.

DEFEND Disposable Bib Holders feature no sharp edges or cold chain. They stretch to fit and have self-adhesive ends. These Bib Holders are packaged 250 per box.

DEFEND Disposable Curved Utility Syringes are 12cc and nonsterile with curved tips. They are used for impression materials and all irrigation purposes. The syringes are packaged 50 per box.