Turbine Repair for High-Speed Dental Handpieces

Turbine Repair for High-Speed Dental Handpieces

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In terms of repairs for the high-speed dental handpieces in practices, the most common involve the turbines of the air driven dental handpiece. Throughout history, turbines in dental handpieces were known to have a long lifespan; however, since the induction of constant sterilization, turbines have a limited lifespan. As a result, practitioners often find themselves […]

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Choosing Curing Lights for Your Dental Practice

If you are in the process of purchasing curing lights for your dental practice, you will want to read this comprehensive consumer guide for detailed instructions on choosing the best for your needs. Curing lights are an important component to your dental practice. These devices are instrumental in ensuring polymerization for resin-based dental materials that […]

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Clogs in Your Water Line May Detrimentally Impact the Performance of Your Dental Handpieces

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Regardless of the type of dental handpieces that you use and the frequency of use, if your water line becomes clogged, it will negatively impact the overall performance of your dental handpieces. Each and every single day – somewhere throughout the nation – a dental practice struggles with low water flow or no water flow. […]

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Hughes Dental Offers Many Services for Dental Practitioners

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As a dental practitioner, it is imperative that you have a variety of services available at all times to ensure full functionality of your practice; we here at Hughes Dental offers these services and more! If you are a dental practitioner in search of highly-reliable, extensive experience in dental handpiece repair, look no further. We […]

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The 7-Step Maintenance Guide for Dental Handpieces

Dental handpieces are critical to a successful practice; therefore, it is imperative that practitioners are aware of the 7-step maintenance process that will keep their instruments running optimally. Dental handpieces are highly sophisticated instruments that require a high amount of diligence when it comes to maintenance protocols. Standard maintenance will keep the dental instruments running […]

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Failure to Autoclave Dental Handpieces Could Result in Cross Contamination

According to research, practitioners that fail to utilize the autoclaving process on their dental handpieces are placing their patients at risk for cross contamination. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) established a specific set of guidelines regarding disinfecting and sterilization of dental handpieces in facilities. In these guidelines, the agency outlined that these dental instruments […]

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Optimize the Return on Investment of Your Dental Handpieces by Following a Maintenance Routine

According to technicians that specialize in dental handpieces, the single most important method for optimizing the return on investment of your handpiece instruments is to follow a regular maintenance routine. Dental handpieces are regularly exposed to biological debris, lubrication products, enamel, and similar substances. If not cleaned and maintained on a regular basis, these substances […]

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Keep Your Dental Evacuation System Clean

As a practitioner, you understand that stable suction is the critical component of achieving success in all patient procedures. Learn how to keep your dental evacuation system clean and functioning optimally.   If your dental evacuation system starts experience issues and slogging down during a busy day at your practice, you will quickly discover that […]

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Dental Suction Line Maintenance Should be a Main Priority in 2018

Now that 2018 is upon us, all dental practitioners should have a solid dental suction line maintenance program in place. Healthy levels of suction is an essential component for all of the procedures that patients undergo. While regular cleaning of the evacuation system should be a part of a daily maintenance regimen, it often goes […]

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Dental Handpieces: A Comprehensive Guide on Torque and Speed

In the last few years, dental handpiece manufacturers have been improving their products. Geared towards lighter and sleeker instruments, the effort is to increase their ability to withstand the autoclaving process and the use of surface-based disinfectants. Older models often included rough surfaces; however, research has shown that these types of surfaces are known to trap […]

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