Tag Archives: handpiece repair

  • 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 #71: Handpieces & Turbines

    Welcome to another episode of Quick Tips. This week we are helping this customer with their handpiece. She is experiencing a pressure issue when it comes to using her high-speed handpiece with a dental bur. We have this advice for her:

    We have quite a few turbines to choose from (see if we have yours). If you need help installing your turbine, watch our helpful YouTube video. You can easily do it yourself with the right dental supplies. Perhaps you need more explanation on this quick tip, give us a call— we are more than ready to help you out.

  • Quick Tip Tuesday #60: Dental Handpieces

    How do you choose the type of handpiece your office needs? Distinguishing between the types of dental handpieces and attachments can seem daunting, but we are here to help. This dentist asked us:

    Hopefully the Practice Tips mentioned above explain more about motors and attachments for your handpiece. We offer a variety of options and would love to help you figure out the best fit for you. Give us a call if you have any questions!