Blog Entries - 2017

The Dental Handpiece: Technology Continues to Impact Everyday Practice

Posted on: December 10, 2017

The Dental Handpiece: Technology Continues to Impact Everyday Practice One of the most fundamental devices used in dentistry, the handpiece can enhance the efficiency of everyday dental tasks. Through the years, handpieces have gradually been redesigned and

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Water Spray Problems?

Posted on: November 10, 2017

Water Spray Problems? Save On Handpiece Repair.  In office handpiece repair tips. Clear water spray clogs. Save money and down time by performing minor handpiece repair problems in office. Clearing dental handpiece water line and spray

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

DON'T FALL FOR THESE HANDPIECE MYTHS Handpieces are central to your work and artistry. But despite how important they are to the dental practice, many dentists share some common misconceptions about these powerful tools. These myths can cause inefficiencies,

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Self-Contained LED Couplers

Posted on: October 5, 2017

Prometheus Self-Contained LED Couplers By Johnson-Promident  Description The effective illumination of the operative area is an absolute necessity. Operatory lights, whether ceiling- or post-mounted, simply do not have the intraoral

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

STERILIZING HANDPIECES What to look for in a handpiece from a sterilization aspect Some things to consider when purchasing a handpiece: Is it designed to be autoclavable Does it have sleek, smooth designs that will not hold debris Is the finish able to

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10 Common Handpiece Maintenance Mistakes

Posted on: August 8, 2017




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Endo Chuck


Posted on: July 11, 2017

All turbines are not created equal. Let me explain. First of all the dental turbine is made up of three components. The three components are the spindle/chuck assembly that holds the bur, an impeller and two miniature bearings. When purchasing an economy

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What are the major shifts and trends impacting the world of dentistry today?

Posted on: June 6, 2017

WHAT ARE THE MAJOR SHIFTS AND TRENDS IMPACTING THE WORLD OF DENTISTRY TODAY? In our ongoing mission to help grow the hundreds of dental practices served by CareCredit, five major trends have risen to the surface. Successful dental practice leaders understand

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

It’s a safe bet that you rely on compressed air, yet the compressor is usually thought of only when purchased or when it demands immediate attention. In addition, dental compressors are often selected based on purchase price and quick availability

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

What are the technical differences between air-driven and electric handpieces? AIR DRIVEN Bur speed avg. 400K-420K RPMs = 14-18 watts of cutting power Bur will slow down and stop with applied pressure resulting in the need to “feather”

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

No matter how much technology a practitioner uses, there is one common instrument that everyone uses, and the majority of them use one with a 50-year-old design: the air- turbine handpiece, a staple in the armamentarium of almost every office. Most

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3 Trends Affecting The Dental Industry Today

Posted on: February 5, 2017

1. The Continued Prevalence of Online Influence The idea of having a website is certainly not new, but that doesn't diminish the importance of having a modern and dynamic website. Your business's website is often your customers' first impression of you, so

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Proper Cleaning & Lubrication For Low Speed Attachments

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Proper Cleaning & Lubrication For Low Speed Attachments Step 1: Surface Clean Wipe down the handpiece with a damp disposable cloth. If there is still some bioburden left on the handpiece, clean under running water using a brush. A mild

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