American Dental Tech Blog

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #40: Handpieces

    Handpiece choices will vary dentist to dentist, but luckily there are a lot to choose from. Narrowing down handpieces will depend on what you are using them for and personal preference. This dentist had an issues with turbines. There could be multiple reasons for this.


    We can't stress this enough. Dental handpiece maintenance is crucial. You don't want to replace expensive turbines or other handpiece parts all of the time from simply not cleaning your handpiece. See more helpful customer questions. Also, check out our practice tips for even more free dental technical support.

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #39: Sterilizers

    There are a few replacement parts that should be replaced routinely; door gaskets and o-rings are a few of the most common ones. Our customer asked this about their autoclave:


    In reference to the photo, see Practice Tip #14. If you have a question, let us know!

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #38: Amalgam Separators

    Amalgam separators aren't a new concept, but not everyone uses them yet. Depending on legislation, soon everyone will be required to have them and they will be common practice. We are asked this question quite often, but the answer will depend on a few factors.

    We have a few options to choose from. Let us know what kind of questions you have. Give us a call at 800.331.7993.