Tag Archives: handpiece maintenance

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #90: Handpieces

    Disconnecting a handpiece shouldn't be hard, but sometimes it can be tricky. This problem might occur when there is a clog or due to inadequate handpiece maintenance. This dentist had this happen to her:

    Product mentioned: handpiece cleaning wire.

    Clogs happen and we explain more about that in our Practice Tips here. It will explain how to troubleshoot a clogged waterline and how it can cause improper flow to your handpiece.

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #78: Handpieces

    All dentists have their preferred dental handpiece. If you are a dentist that uses a high-speed handpiece with a fiberoptic or LED bulb, this quick tip is for you.

    Having a light on your handpiece helps focus light on the area of examination. Like most bulbs, they tend to burn out after use. Your dental handpiece goes through quite a bit of wear-and-tear, so the suggested precautions seen above will really help you increase the longevity of your lighted high-speed hp. Your handpiece choice is all personal preference and proper maintenance is key to running them properly (see Practice Tip #5 for more hp maintenance and Practice Tip #36 for more on hp couplers).

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #48: Handpieces

    This is a great example of how we can help dentists with technical support. Before you start taking your dental equipment apart and trying to fix it without instructions, ask us or look at our free online technical support center. Our customer wants help with their handpiece:


    We have created a helpful DIY video that will help you maintain your handpiece even further. Our qualified technicians are equipped with a lot of helpful suggestions for your dental handpieces. Let us know how we can help. What else do you need further assistance with?