ODA Interview with Jeff Hughes of Hughes Diversified Dental LLC

ODA Interview with Jeff Hughes of Hughes Diversified Dental LLC

Live at ODA 2019 with Jeff of Hughes Diversified Dental Repair Live at Ohio Dental Association – ODA 2019 with Jeff Hughes of Hughes Dental Repair, who's talking about how he got into dentistry, his 21+ years of experience as a technician, and offers some...
Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome in Dentistry

Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome in Dentistry

The excessive vibration of improperly maintained dental handpieces could result in the development of Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome among dental practitioners. Dental handpieces that are not properly maintained over the duration of their lifetime are quite likely to...
The Causes of Turbine Failure in Dental Handpieces

The Causes of Turbine Failure in Dental Handpieces

The turbine is considered to be the most important component of dental handpieces. This is due to the fact that it actually does all of the work within the dental instrument. On average, the turbine includes approximately ten different components. These include the...
The 7-Step Maintenance Guide for Dental Handpieces

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...

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...

Dental Suction Line Maintenance Should be a Main Priority this Year

Now that a new year 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...
Dental Handpieces: A Comprehensive Guide on Torque and Speed

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...
The Most Common Maintenance Mistakes Made With W&H Handpieces

The Most Common Maintenance Mistakes Made With W&H Handpieces

The W&H Group is an Austria-based manufacturer of dental devices and dental-based transmission tools and instruments such as W&H handpieces, surgical devices, implant stability measurement units, prosthodontic screwdrivers, sterilizers, water treatment...
Are you Taking your Evacuation System for Granted?

Are you Taking your Evacuation System for Granted?

Years ago, the only way dentists had to keep their work area in a patient’s mouth free of debris was to periodically give the patient a cup of water to rinse and then spit into a spit bowl. This added to the time it took for otherwise simple procedures. It also didn’t...