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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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Happy New Year Specials

We hope 2014 is off to a good start. To help you out, American Dental has some great specials that you should take a look at. If you would like to order, please visit our website or call us at 1.800.331.7993. Don’t hesitate to give us a call with any questions or concerns.
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Tech-Tips #65: Maintain Your Handpiece

Maintaining your handpieces can often be overlooked. Hot gears from lack of oil and flattened bearings from overuse can easily be avoided. Dentists rely on high-performance handpieces to provide the best quality care to their patients. Even the best equipment can malfunction due to the lack of proper care, so American Dental Accessories is here [...]
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Tech Tips #64: Asdex AS-9 Amalgam Separator Installation

The American Dental Association has listed amalgam separators as a component of their BMP’s (best management practices) for handling of amalgam waste for many years. Many areas (cities, counties, and some states) now also require the installation of amalgam separators in dental offices. We have devised a cost-effective and easy-to-maintain system that can be installed [...]
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Tech Tips #63: What’s Up With Chucks?

What to look for in your next handpiece purchase: There are a wide variety of high-speed handpieces on the market today. There are a host of features and benefits to various makes and models, but one of the most basic decisions a practitioner must make when choosing a handpiece is what type of chucking mechanism to [...]
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Tech Tips #62: Star 430 Push Button Turbine Installation- Video

Install your Star 430 push button turbine in minutes! Watch this video to see just how easy it can be. For more handpiece installation information, see our Dental Handpiece Turbine Installation video. Can’t see the video? You can also view this video on Youtube.
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Tech Tips #61: Foot Controls (not just to drive your handpiece).

The foot control or, more properly, rheostat is a key component to your delivery system. Air passes through the foot control when you step on it to drive your handpieces, but this is not all a foot control does. All foot controls will have one main large (1/4” o.d.) line that feeds air into the foot [...]
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Tech Tips #57: Convert a Screw-On Style HP into a Swivel QD- Video

Improve ergonomics by installing a swivel quick-disconnect onto your handpiece. This video demonstrates just how easy it is to convert a screw-on style handpiece into a swivel quick-disconnect. Can’t see the video? You can also view this video on Youtube.
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Tech Tips #52: Vacuum Valve Maintenance- Video

It is easy to take for granted the vital role vacuum valves play in the dental practice until they are not functioning properly. See just how easy it is to maintain your vacuum valves with this month’s Tech Tips Video on Vacuum Maintenance. Can’t see the video? You can also view this video on our blog [...]
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Don’t Miss Our End-of-the-Year Specials!

Save big with our End-of-the-Year Specials! Hot deals on gloves, diamonds, carbides, digital sensors, & dental equipment. Prices valid through 12/31/12.
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