Maintenance Procedures to Keep Your Dental Handpieces Functioning Optimally

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Dental handpieces are a core component of your dental practice. These uniquely-designed dental instruments consist of a highly sophisticated combination of highly-precise parts that move in a perfect level of synchronization with one another. Each of the parts move at exceptionally high speeds in order to complete complicated dentistry activities, increase patient comfort level, and […]

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Electrical Dental Handpieces

Electrical Dental Handpieces Electrical dental handpieces are a prized possession among most practitioners. These dental instruments utilize a very simple electrical supply unit to provide power the motor through an easy-to-understand control unit. These devices currently function at speeds of 20 rpm to 200,000 rpm. The rpm speed is determined by the type of motor […]

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Hearing Loss From Long-Term Exposure to Dental Handpiece Noise

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Hearing Loss From Long-Term Exposure to Dental Handpiece Noise A study was conducted on those that have had long-term exposure to the sounds of high-speed dental handpieces. The individuals included in the study were dental clinicians, dental professionals, and dental students. The research concluded that those that regularly utilize high-speed dental handpieces had worse levels […]

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Routine Inspection and Maintenance of Dental Handpieces is Important for Many Reasons

Routine Inspection and Maintenance of Dental Handpieces is Important for Many Reasons Even though you know maintaining your dental handpieces is important to your practice, you might not realize all the reasons it is so important. One of the reasons given here will no doubt be the one that comes to mind first for you. […]

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Basic Criteria for Choosing Air-Driven High Speed Dental Handpieces for Your Practice

Basic Criteria for Choosing Air-Driven High Speed Dental Handpieces for Your Practice The investment into air-driven high speed dental handpieces for your practice may prove to be a highly significant capital expense. Not only are these dental handpieces relatively expensive, but, you will also need to consider the operational costs and maintenance that will be […]

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Air-Driven Dental Handpieces and Electric Dental Handpieces – Which is Best for Your Practice?

Air-Driven Dental Handpieces and Electric Dental Handpieces – Which is Best for Your Practice? When it comes to your dental practice, dental handpieces are considered to be one of the most important tools that you have at your disposal. Throughout the past several years, numerous advances have been made that have increased the value of […]

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Carpal Tunnel caused by Unmaintained Dental Handpieces

Using Dental Handpieces That Are Not Operating Optimally Could Result in the Development of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Using dental handpieces is a standard among today’s practices; however, if you elect to use handpieces in your facility that are not operating optimally, you put yourself and other members of your team at risk for developing carpal […]

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Failure to Maintain Dental Handpieces Could Result in Hand and Wrist Complications

Failure to Properly Maintain Dental Handpieces Could Result in Numerous Hand and Wrist Complications As a dentist, you face many ergonomic issues in your workplace. Throughout history, the ergonomic risk factors that dental practitioners are exposed to have led to the development of many types of musculoskeletal disorders. While it is true that identifying the […]

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Simple Steps for Extending the Life of Your Sirona Dental Handpieces

Simple Steps for Extending the Life of Your Sirona Dental Handpieces If you use Sirona dental handpieces in your practice, it is imperative that you know a few steps that will aid in ensuring that the life of those dental instruments is enhanced. Despite being among the most durable dental handpieces available on the market, […]

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Dental Handpieces – Basic Maintenance

Dental Handpieces – Basic Maintenance Utilizing dental handpieces in your practice is now considered to be commonplace. These instruments utilize an assortment of disks, specially-designed cups, and/or burs that are used to prepare a patient’s tooth for restoration. Additionally, dental handpieces assist in the tasks of cleaning, contouring, and polishing a tooth or multiple teeth. These […]

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