Category Archives: Dental Handpieces

The Benefits of Electric Dental Handpieces

Have you been considering electric dental handpieces in lieu of air-driven handpieces in your practice? These handpieces are quickly growing in popularity. It is no wonder, considering that they are powerful instruments with an exceptional level of precision. While it is true that electric handpieces a bit more expensive than air-driven handpieces, there are many […]

Using Inexpensive Low-Quality Curing Lights with Dental Handpieces Could Result in The Failure of Patient Restorations

In recent years, there has been a large influx of resin curing lights flooding the internet at extremely low prices. In fact, the prices are so low that they are unbelievable. While clinicians are questioning the overall efficacy, many are still indulging in the purchase of these inexpensive, low-quality components to use in conjunction with […]

Avoid the Risks Associated with Under-Sterilized Dental Handpieces by Properly Cleaning and Sterilizing Your Instruments

A recent news report was released that outlined the fact that more than 1,200 dental students in Seattle and Vashon Island that utilized under-sterilized dental handpieces were potentially exposed to two devastating medical conditions – HIV and hepatitis. The news of the potential exposure was released by Neighborcare Health, who is in charge of the […]

Signs Your Dental Handpieces Need to Be Serviced or Replaced

The dental handpieces that you utilize in your practice are comprised of a variety of precision parts, which move in perfect levels of synchronization, at very high speeds. The purpose of these dental instruments is to provide perfect and exceptionally powerful cutting ability. Dental handpieces allow clinicians – just like yourself – to remove the […]

Are You Suffering from Hearing Loss? It Could be Your Dental Handpieces

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As a dental practitioner, you are exposed to a vast array of noises in your work environment. While most of these are not considered to be a hazard to your hearing, many are detrimentally impacting your ability to hear appropriately. If you are reading this, it is quite likely that you are experiencing some degree […]

Noisy Dental Handpieces May Increase Anxiety Among Patients

Dental anxiety is a highly prevalent issue among patients. In recent years, many believe that noisy dental handpieces may have a detrimental impact on a patient’s comfort level within the professional setting. Noise is considered to be an unwanted sound among patients receiving care in a dentist’s office. This is especially true when it comes […]

LED Bulbs Offer the Most Benefits to Dental Practitioners and Their Patients

Dental practitioners everywhere agree that the absolute best dental light utilizes LED bulbs. These specially-designed lights allow you to clearly observe the components of the patient’s mouth, do not infringe upon bonding processes, and offer the highest level of comfort for patients. LED Lights According to numerous studies, LED lights that are integrated onto dental […]

Dental Handpiece Lubrication

Investigations of Dental Handpiece Lubrication Focuses on 4 Areas to Determine Best Products for Use in Practices Since the introduction of high-speed dental handpieces utilized for the shaping and correction of cavities, many problems have made themselves known – in terms of the care and general maintenance associated with those handpieces. The most prevalent issue […]

Different Types of Couplers for Dental Handpieces

Quick connect couplers for today’s dental handpieces provide the critical connection point that occurs between the tubing and the handpiece, itself. Dentists should be informed enough to choose the right type of couplers for their practice. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has created specifics in terms of standards for the couplers that are designed […]

Turbine Repair for High-Speed Dental Handpieces

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 […]