SDI Pola Office

SDI Pola Office

3000 3545

Manufacturer: SDI

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Pola Office is a hydrogen peroxide based in-office tooth

whitening system requiring minimal chair time. It is a neutral pH gel and contains desensitizers to maximize patient comfort.

INDICATIONS:

  1. Whitening of discoloured vital teeth.
  2. Whitening of discoloured non-vital teeth.

COMPOSITION:

Pola Office Liquid                35% Hydrogen peroxide

65% Water

Pola Office Powder  73.26% Thickeners

26.2% Catalysts

0.04% Dye

0.5% Desensitizing agents

Gingival Barrier                 83.95% Methacrylic ester

16% Silica

0.04% Pigment

0.01% Butylated hydroxy toluene

NET WEIGHT:

Depending on kit purchased. Please refer to outside of box: Pola Office: 1 syringe and 1 pot: 0.3g Bleach powder

2.25g Hydrogen peroxide liquid 1g Gingival Barrier

Pola Office Bulk Kit:                              3g Bleach powder

22.5g Hydrogen peroxide liquid 3g Gingival Barrier

A single use, simple in-office system. Minimal chair time required – whiter teeth are achieved in just 30 minutes. Pola office’s unique desensitising properties inhibit patient post-operative sensitivity.

Pola Office uses a 35% hydrogen peroxide formula to give you and your patients quick and efficient results without excessive time wasted chairside

PRECAUTIONS:

  1. Corrosive. Attacks eyes – protect eyes when using. Avoid contact with skin.
  2. For professional use only.
  3. Patient must wear protective eyewear.
  4. Operators must wear gloves, mask and protective eyewear.
  5. Do not use on pregnant or lactating women.
  6. Do not use on children under 14 years of age.
  7. Do not use the Gingival Barrier on any persons having known resin allergies.
  8. Do not use Pola Office on any persons having known peroxides allergies.
  9. Anyone with a history of chemical allergies is advised to undergo allergy checks before treatment.
  10. Do NOT anaesthetize patient.
  11. Pola Office Liquid syringe may be under pressure – remove cap carefully.
  12. Do not allow mixed gel or Pola Office Liquid to come in contact with skin, eyes and soft tissues.
  13. Pola Office will not lighten any restorative materials.
  14. Do not use on patients with extremely sensitive teeth.

FIRST AID:

  • For advice, contact a Poisons Information Centre

(Australia 131 126, New Zealand 0800 764 766) or a doctor. Urgent hospital treatment is likely to be needed.

  • SKIN/TISSUES (contact): Immediately wash thoroughly with water. Apply a slurry of sodium bicarbonate and water to the affected area. Seek medical attention if symptom persists.
  • EYES (contact): Open the eye wide and thoroughly wash for 15 minutes with running water. Continue flushing until advised to stop by the Poisons Information Centre or a doctor, or for at least 15 minutes.
  • INGESTION: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. Gargle with salt water and drink lots of milk. Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
  • INHALATION: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, seek medical attention.

STORAGE AND HANDLING:

Store in cool place (2°-25°C / 35°-77°F). Do not use after expiration date.

TIPS:

  1. Select appropriate candidate. Note: Not everyone is suitable for in-office whitening e.g. patient with translucent teeth or in the Vita* C group.
  2. Patient must have good overall health.
  3. Seal all exposed roots and restorations.
  4. Inform patient that results are not guaranteed as the removal of stains varies between patients.
  5. Acid etching before treatment is NOT recommended.
  6. Large diameter suction tips are not recommended as they can spread the gel to other areas.
  7. Mild discomfort in teeth during treatment can be a common side effect.
  8. If patient experiences sensitivity during light curing, move the tip slightly away from the tooth. If this doesn’t work, remove gel and rinse the affected area. Assess other possible causes.
  9. Delay any esthetic restorations for 2 to 4 weeks after treatment.
  10. Advise patient not to smoke, consume highly coloured, hot or cold foods or beverages for at least 2 days.
  11. Treat any post-operative sensitivity with a desensitising gel or toothpaste.
  12. Prescribe Pola Day or Pola Night to maintain brightness if desired.
  13. A patient consent form is available for download at www.sdi.com.au

INSTRUCTIONS FOR VITAL TOOTH WHITENING:

  1. Determine and record pre-operative shade. Please follow this Vita* shade guide arrangement according to degree of brightness: B1•A1•B2•D2•A2•C1•C2•D4•A3•D3•B3•A3.5•B4•C3•A4•C4
  2. Clean teeth with ONLY a flour based pumice.
  3. Place cheek retractors and then cover exposed lip surface with petroleum gel.
  4. Dry teeth and apply Gingival Barrier to both arches, slightly overlapping enamel and interproximal spaces.
  5. Light cure in a fanning motion for 10-20 seconds until Gingival Barrier is cured.
  6. Open powder pot. Take one Pola Office syringe, firmly attach a tip, and carefully pull back plunger to release pressure.
  7. Carefully extrude contents of syringe into the pot.
  8. Immediately mix using a brush applicator until gel is homogeneous.
  9. Apply a thick layer of gel to all teeth undergoing treatment.
  10. Leave gel on for 8 minutes (Optional: a curing light may be used at this stage, please refer to light manufacturer’s recommendations)
  11. Suction off using a surgical aspirator tip.
  12. Complete Steps 9-11 three times (optional 4 times). Note: One pot should only be used for 2 applications or within 20 minutes of mixing.
  13. After the last application, suction all the gel off, then wash and apply suction.
  14. Remove Gingival Barrier by lifting it from one end.

TIPS FOR NON-VITAL TOOTH WHITENING:

  1. Isolate tooth effectively.
  2. Protect oral mucosa to prevent chemical burns.
  3. Verify adequate endodontic obturation.
  4. Use protective barrier to prevent peroxide from reaching the periodontal ligament.
  5. Avoid acid etching as periodontal ligament irritation may result.
  6. Advise the patient that a whitened non-vital tooth will not look the same as a vital tooth.
  7. Recall patients periodically to examine the whitened teeth (clinically & radiographically).

INSTRUCTIONS FOR NON-VITAL TOOTH WHITENING:

  1. Determine and record pre-operative shade. Please follow this Vita* shade guide arrangement according to degree of brightness: B1•A1•B2•D2•A2•C1•C2•D4•A3•D3•B3•A3.5•B4•C3•A4•C4
  2. Isolate tooth/teeth undergoing whitening using a rubber dam. Ensure the dam fits tightly at the cervical margin. Note: If a rubber dam is not used, cover approximately half of the adjacent vital teeth with 3-4mm thick layer of Gingival Barrier to insulate from heat discomfort of the curing light. This is done when one tooth is being whitened non-vitally.
  3. Open lingual access to pulp chamber and remove all composite, base material and gutta percha 2-3 mm apical to the CE junction. Place a glass ionomer/zinc phosphate base, at least 1 mm thick to ensure a barrier between the “sealed” root canal and whitening gel.
  4. Place and light cure a thick layer of Gingival Barrier at the gingiva region of the isolated tooth.
  5. Mix the Pola Office gel as instructed in steps 6-8 of the vital tooth bleaching instructions.
  6. Place the Pola Office gel into the opened pulp chamber and onto the labial surface.
  7. Leave gel on/in for 8 min (Optional: curing light may be used at this stage, please refer to light manufactures recommendations)

NOTE: If using a curing light and treating inner and outer surfaces, 2 curing lights can be used (one on each side of tooth) to activate Pola Office.

  1. Suction off the gel.
  2. Repeat steps 6-8 until desired shade is achieved. Note: One pot should only be used for 2 applications or within 20 minutes of mixing.
  3. After the last application, suction and wash the gel off.
  4. Remove Gingival Barrier and re-seal tooth with appropriate restorative.
  5. Record the final shade.

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