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scaler

[skāl·ər]
(electronics)
A circuit that produces an output pulse when a prescribed number of input pulses is received. Also known as counter; scaling circuit.

scaler

(1) An electronic circuit that resizes an input signal to fit on a screen with a higher or lower resolution. It may also refer to software that resizes graphics or video. See upconvert, video scaling and video processor.

(2) Products that can be upgraded to much larger capacities or that will automatically expand to accommodate much greater volume. See scale and scalable.
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The suggested process starts with the ultrasonic scaler used on medium to high power to remove the bulk of calculus, then progressing to a medium-low power setting using a thin tip insert and removing the residual deposits, biofilm and endotoxins.
Ultrasonic scalers, dental hand pieces and air polishers produce the most viable aerosols (1).
Total ultrasonic scaler usage (reported in days) was dichotomized as high usage (> 103 days) and low usage ([less than or equal to] 103 days).
The effect of working parameters on root substance removal using a piezoelectric ultrasonic scaler in vitro.
After establishing a baseline tactile sensitivity score with the Vibratory Sensory Analyzer (VSA), experimental group subjects used the ultrasonic scaler to remove 4cc's of artificial calculus from a typodont in a controlled, simulated clinical setting for 45 minutes, while each control subject manually scaled 4cc's of artificial calculus on a typodont in a controlled, simulated situation for 45 minutes.
This study demonstrated that more aerosol bacterial contamination occurs with ultrasonic scaler use than with hand instrumentation.
2) Moller, Grevstad, and Kristoffersen (5) found that half of the subjects in the study experienced (2) temporary hearing shift and tinnitus when their maxillary teeth were scaled with the ultrasonic scaler.
Limited Tenders are invited for Dental Unit Compact Complete With Details Are As Under- Electronically Controlled Pantographic Dental Chair With Integrated Led Operating Light, Footrest, Stainless Steel Instrument Tray, Micromotor, Air Rotor Ultrasonic Scaler And Dual Control Pane
Most dental hygienists reported only one to five hours per week of ultrasonic scaler use.
Aerosols were produced utilizing Dentsply's Bobcat magnetostrictive 25,000 cycle per second, auto-tune ultrasonic scaler, fitted with a Hu-Friedy After 5 PLUS insert.
The Pro-Select Platinum is designed to be the world's most comfortable, ergonomic and easiest-to-use ultrasonic scaler and heated irrigator.
Quotation are invited for Purchase of Piezo Ultrasonic Scaler (01 nos.