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Tech Tips #67: Syringe Tips 101

Air water syringe tips are one of the most common products dentists and hygienists use in dental offices. So let’s get to know more about the differences between syringe tips and which ones will work best for your practice. The basic design of the standard air water syringe tip has remained unchanged for decades.  The air [...]
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Tech Tips #51: Cross-Over Part 2

Last month in Tech Tips we discussed a few possible sources of cross over and how to determine if you actually have cross over. We finished up by looking at master valves. What if you’ve got cross over in more than one room? Is it possible that one room is affecting the others? Yes, cross over [...]
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Tech Tips #50: Cross-Over- Part 1

What is cross-over? What causes it, and how do you fix it? And no, we don’t mean a 4 wheel drive vehicle that combines the features of a sedan, wagon, and SUV. As we discussed way back in Tech Tips #3 Dental Pneumatics, most dental units run on air and require air for just about everything, including [...]
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Tech Tips #48: What Tech Tips Can Do for You!

It’s hard to believe it’s been four years. Way back in issue #1 we stated that the goal of Tech Tips was to help dentists and staff increase their independence, reduce down time, and get the most out of their equipment. Here we are, four years later, and that is precisely what we’ve done! Thousands of practitioners [...]
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Tech Tips #43: Air/Water Syringe Troubleshooting

Air/water syringes are the workhorses of the operatory but can often exhibit minor malfunctions. Most difficulties you encounter with your syringe can be easily addressed in just a few minutes by the office staff. Air mixing with water (or water mixing with air). If either button is sticking, that could cause the air or water to continue [...]
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Tech Tips #41: How to Rebuild Your Air/Water Syringe- Video

Save time and money with this helpful video. It demonstrates just how easy rebuilding your air water syringe can be. For more information on syringe repairs and troubleshooting leaking syringes please visit the following issues of Tech Tips: How to Repair a Leaky Syringe- Part 1 How to Repair a Leaky Syringe- Part 2 Can’t see the video? You [...]
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Tech Tips #6: Syringes

Syringes Installing a syringe can be accomplished in minutes by anyone using just a few simple tools. You will need a syringe (of course), a sharp scissors or diagonal (wire) cutter, and a sleeve tool. If you don’t have a sleeve tool, you can also use a slip-joint pliers. You may also need [...]
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