Effective maintenance of your handpieces, turbines, air motors, surgical straight and contra-angle handpieces, and air-driven scalers is essential to achieving a high standard of infection prevention and control.
Buying a dental unit is a lot like finding the perfect suit or pair of jeans – they’re both a nightmare to find the right colour and style, and require a lot of shopping around to find ‘the one’ that fits your specific requirements.
“The amount of laboratories that use loupes are few and far between,” says Colin Eckloff (RDT), owner of Dental FX Studios in Southam, “which is surprising when you consider the benefits. Dentists are using them, so why aren’t technicians?
While articulating paper is widely used by dental professionals to measure their patients’ occlusion, it does have several significant limitations: most importantly, it cannot give an accurate indication of a patient’s bite force timing.