Tag Archives: Dental Handpieces

Failure to Maintain Your Dental Handpieces Could Pose Many Dangers

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There are several reasons why a person may develop odontophobia, or the fear of visiting a dentist; however, according to studies, the most common fear among dental patients are the dental handpieces that are regularly utilized in the practice. All dental practitioners have the skill set and the level of expertise that is needed to […]

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How to Maximize the Return on Investment with Your Dental Handpieces

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Most dental professionals believe that they have a good handle on what it takes to keep their dental handpieces running optimally; however, data derived from technicians tell a completely different story. According to those that specialize in dental handpiece repair, most of the malfunctions and failures with these dental instruments could have been prevented by […]

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Extend the Life of High Speed Dental Handpieces with Proper Maintenance

Extend the Life of High Speed Dental Handpieces with Proper Maintenance Avoiding frequent high speed handpiece dental handpiece repair is important for your practice. This necessary piece of equipment makes doing quality dental work easier and more comfortable for your patients when it is working at optimum levels. To keep it working as it should […]

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Simple Strategies for Extending the Life of Your Dental Handpieces

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Simple Strategies for Extending the Life of Your Dental Handpieces As a practitioner, your dental handpieces are among the most important of all instruments. It is imperative that you take the measures that are necessary to extend the life of the devices. The following outlines a few simple strategies that will save you time, save […]

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The Most Common Mistakes Made with Dental Handpieces

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In some instances, these mistakes may prove to be exceptionally costly. In this brief guide, we will outline these mistakes. By ensuring that you do not engage in these activities, you are ensuring that you are running a cost-effective facility. Hughes Dental specializes in dental handpiece repair and maintenance. Instead of doing it yourself and […]

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Top Factors to Consider When Purchasing Dental Handpieces

Top Factors to Consider When Purchasing Dental Handpieces As a practitioner, dental handpieces are essential to your overall success. You will want to ensure that you buy instruments, attachments, and lab equipment that is highly-durable, exceptionally reliable, and of the absolute highest quality possible. When it comes to dental handpieces, you have many options that […]

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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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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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Cleaning and Sterilizing Your Patterson Dental Handpieces

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Cleaning and Sterilizing Your Patterson Dental Handpieces Cleaning and sterilizing your Patterson dental handpieces is an important part of maintaining your dental instruments. It is important that you start by wearing protective clothing during this process. Once you are prepared, you must start by removing the hand piece section from the coupling or, if present, […]

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Cleaning, Lubricating, and Sterilizing Your Dental Handpieces

Cleaning, lubricating, and sterilizing the dental handpieces in your practice is not only a necessary measure, as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but, it is a measure that will ensure the safety of your staff, the safety of your patients, and will prolong the life of your dental instruments. In […]

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