Dental Hand Piece Maintenance

Over the years I have seen many web pages and read many articles on high-speed hand piece maintenance and Dental Drill Repair. Most are very similar, however as I talk to dentists and hygienists I am finding varied methods of maintenance. It is my intention to offer my experience on hand piece maintenance and hopefully … Continue reading Dental Hand Piece Maintenance

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What You Should Know About Sharpening And Re-Tipping

When a Dental Instrument is not sharpened properly it can cause the hygienist to use too much pressure. This can lead to discomfort for the hygienist and the patient. There is also the danger of the instrument slipping. If your instruments are worn too thin, breakage of the instrument may be the result. I often … Continue reading What You Should Know About Sharpening And Re-Tipping

The Best Way To Clean Your Dental Instruments and save Money On Dental Instrument Re-tipping

  Sharpening and dental instrument re-tipping is what I do each day. You likely already know that quality dental instruments are made of high grade 440A stainless steel. With proper care the tips should wear out before I see them for re-tipping.    Plastic and molded instruments are not re-tippable. Call to find out if … Continue reading The Best Way To Clean Your Dental Instruments and save Money On Dental Instrument Re-tipping

The Best Way To Clean Your Dental Instruments And save Money On Dental Instrument Re-tipping

Sharpening and dental instrument re-tipping is what I do each day. You likely already know that your dental instruments are made of high grade 440A stainless steel. With proper care the tips should wear out should wear out before I see them for re-tipping. Plastic and molded instruments are not re-tippable. Call to find out if your … Continue reading The Best Way To Clean Your Dental Instruments And save Money On Dental Instrument Re-tipping

What Do The Stains On Your Dental Instruments Mean

  By The Dental Handpiece Post Did you know the most common concern about dental instruments that are stained is that they may be rusting. In fact rusting on quality instruments is very unusual and may indicate improper care. The discoloration is usually due to improper cleaning and is indicative of some type of deposit … Continue reading What Do The Stains On Your Dental Instruments Mean

The Best Way To Clean Your Dental Instruments And save Money On Dental Instrument Re-tipping

By The Dental Handpiece Post | August 20, 2016 at 04:21 PM EDT | Sharpening and dental instrument re-tipping is what I do each day. You likely already know that quality dental instruments are made of high grade 440A stainless steel. With proper care the tips should wear out before I see them for re-tipping.  … Continue reading The Best Way To Clean Your Dental Instruments And save Money On Dental Instrument Re-tipping

The Best Approach to Dental Handpiece Maintenance

As I talk to dentists and hygienists I am finding varied methods of maintenance. I will offer some suggestions based on my experience on hand piece maintenance and hopefully save you some money. First, always follow your manufacturers recommendations for hand piece maintenance. Make sure your hand piece is used at the proper PSI, usually … Continue reading The Best Approach to Dental Handpiece Maintenance

Instrument Corrosion Is Completely Preventable

One of the common reasons for dental instrument re-tipping is corrosion on the blade of the instruments. This corrosion is totally preventable by washing the instruments after each use. The corrosion is caused by blood pathogens in the saliva. If these pathogens are not washed off thoroughly, it will cause corrosion on the instrument. This … Continue reading Instrument Corrosion Is Completely Preventable