Handpiece advances When it comes to handpieces, electrics seem to get all the attention with their consistent torque and quiet operation. Yet even with electrics' many advantages, the majority of dentists still remain fans of the lighter weight, ease of control and, typically, lower cost of air-driven turbines.
But faced with removing today's popular all-ceramic crowns (especially solid zirconia), dentists armed only with a traditional air turbine are in for a challenge, says Dr.…Continue
Posted on October 15, 2014 at 4:39am
I can create a crown prep at high speed, then turn the handpiece down to about half speed to finish the margins, without worrying about losing torque. The burs are very precise, with no wobbling, and dentists who work with a microscope will find that margins can be easily finished in a smooth, straight line, as opposed to the bumpy margins that come when working with an air-driven handpiece.
For caries removal, however, I typically use an air-driven slowspeed handpiece,…Continue
Posted on October 11, 2014 at 2:24am
The system comes with a universal adapter that accepts many handpieces, or additional adapters can be purchased for specific handpieces. With this system, and with a sufficient quantity of highspeed adapters, I find that my handpieces need significantly less professional servicing than my old air-driven handpieces.For dentists who are interested in incorporating electric handpieces into their practice,…Continue
Posted on October 10, 2014 at 11:45pm