SDI Riva Star

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FeaturesAntibacterial activity
Riva Star is an effective biofilm inhibitor.This is supported by study results from Otago University (NZ), that Riva Star has a higher inhibition zone against four bacterial species compared to sodium hypochlorite.Two years and beyond desensitising effect
Clinical studies support the immediate effect of Riva Star and its long term effect of over two years .
Riva Star is essential for clinicians practising Minimally Invasive Dentistry (MID)1-3,5. It conditions dentine and may assist tooth preservation.
Increasing bond strengths of GICs
Pre-treating tooth surfaces with Riva Star is a great way to enhance bonding of glass ionomers to dentine
Patented procedure
Unlike other silver fl uoride systems, Riva Star?s two step patented procedure minimises the risk of staining. By applying the potassium iodide solution over the silver fl uoride, a silver iodide creamy white precipitate is formed and washed off.DescriptionRiva Star is a new generation desensitiser that immediately relieves tooth sensitivity.

Desensitising cervical tooth hypersensitivity
Cavity Cleansing

Do not desensitise teeth with carious lesions
Do not use on patients undergoing thyroid gland therapy, who have a history of chemical allergies such as silver, fluoride, potassium, iodine, ammonia and methacrylates. Note: If in doubt, consult a doctor or an allergy specialist before use.Key SpecificationsPRECAUTIONS:

For professional use only
Do not repeat treatment on pregnant or lactating women
Due to potential staining, it is recommended that anterior teeth not be treated unless diagnosing for caries
Patient must be informed of potential staining prior to treatment
When used as a desensitizer apply Gingival Barrier before applying Step 1 to avoid soft tissue burnAvoid contact of solution from silver capsule (Step 1) with oral tissue, eyes and skin. ? Avoid contact of solution from green capsule (Step 2) with eyes
Do not desensitise teeth with carious lesions, unless a glass ionomer is used to cover over the treatment site
Keep out of reach of children
Do not ingest
Solution from silver capsule (Step 1) will stain (see ?HANDLING STAINS?)
Wear gloves and eye protection when handling
Single use only
Do not use after expiry date
Caution: Federal Law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a dentist
Solution from silver capsule (Step 1) contains 0.06g / mL fluoride ions
Not to be used with resin based composite restorative material
SDS is available at or contact your SDI representative.


Do not pierce foil of silver capsule or green capsule until ready to use
Store in a cool and dark place at temperatures between 2? and 8?C (35? – 45?F)
Use at room temperature between 20? and 25?C (68? – 77?F
PackagingRiva star kit contains

10 x Riva silver capsules
10 x Riva green capsules
2 x Gingival barrier
Direction to UseFollow these steps:
1. Using a non-fluoride prophylaxis paste in a rubber cup, clean the tooth/teeth to be treated and abutting teeth
2. Assess condition of teeth. Only teeth with sound dentine and enamel should be treated
3. Isolate area to be treated with cotton rolls
4. Dry teeth to be treated and adjoining gingival tissues
5. Apply a small amount of Gingival Barrier to the tissues, slightly overlapping the tooth (<1mm) and interproximal spaces 6. Light cure in a fanning motion. Note: Do not spot cure Gingival Barrier as this may cause burning of the soft tissues 7. Step 1: Using the silver brush provided, pierce through the foil of the silver capsule and carefully apply solution to treatment site only. 8. Step 2: Immediately after, use green brush provided, pierce through the foil of the green capsule and apply a generous amount of the solution to treatment site. Apply same solution to any other tooth surfaces that may have come into contact with the solution from the silver capsule. Note: Treatment surface initially appears creamy white, keep applying solution from green capsule until it turns clear 9. Blot dry, remove gingival barrier. 10.Discard used capsules and brushes in accordance with local regulations.FAQsHave doubts regarding this product?Post Your Question

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SDI Riva Star

US$157.00US$190.00 (-17%)