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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tech Tips 36: Handpiece Couplers- The ABC’s of ISO

In most cases, handpiece tubing couplers are standardized thanks to the International Organization for Standardization or ISO. ISO is a non-governmental body with international representatives who disseminate medical/dental, industrial and commercial standards worldwide. ISO has established specific standards for dental handpiece couplers. There are three main types of couplers recognized by ISO [...]
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Happy Birthday Tech Tips!

Tomorrow we’ll be posting issue #36 of Tech Tips. This will mark our third year of sharing helpful tips on equipment repair and maintenance. We’d like to thank all of our loyal readers for taking the time to read our postings and e-mails. We appreciate all the feedback and suggestions you’ve given. A special thank you also [...]
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Mouthguards Critical to Avoiding Injury

A recent Delta Dental survey shows that many children are participating in high-risk sports without the protection of a mouthguard. Studies have shown that mouthguards can greatly reduce the risk of injury — not only to the dentition, but also reduce the risk of concussion. A pressure-formed mouthguard provides superior fit and function to a “boil-and-bite” [...]
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American Dental Supports Humanitarian Efforts in Costa Rica

American Dental Accessories, Inc. recently had the privilege of supporting a humanitarian trip to Costa Rica. Dr. Gayle Fletcher of Willis, TX and Dr. Tommy Murph of Myrtle Beach, SC along with a third instructor brought 9 dentists for a 4 day continuing education (CE) course on tooth extraction. The course was conducted from July [...]
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Introducing the New Ad-Free “Printer Friendly” Button

You can now print your favorite American Dental posts! We are proud to introduce the “Print Friendly” button. You will find it on the bottom of all of our posts and blogs. Another added feature, is the “PDF” button in the upper left corner of the pop-up window. You can use this to save the [...]
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