dental instruments

Why poor posture can be a real pain in the neck
Why poor posture can be a real pain in the neckOne of the biggest dangers for dentists is strain caused by awkward positioning, so we take a look at how to combat injury.
Hu-Friedy introduces Colorvue Goldstein ProbeHu-Friedy has launched its Colorvue® Goldstein Probe, developed in partnership with world-renowned clinician Dr. Ronald Goldstein. Adding to Hu-Friedy’s instrument line, this probe offers improved visibility for greater measurement accuracy in diagnostic and restorative procedures.
How to achieve ideal preparations for successful all-ceramic crown restorations
How to achieve ideal preparations for successful all-ceramic crown restorationsKomet USA’s seven-instrument crown-preparation kits have been developed to meet the challenges and practicalities of preparations for all-ceramic crowns.
The importance of not scratching implants with dental instruments
The importance of not scratching implants with dental instrumentsWe recently had a chance to sit down with Angela Fuller, RDH, to discuss a research-based article that she wrote for the October edition of Dental Products Report, which discussed dental implant maintenance and instruments used to provide this service.
The science behind instrument selectionHygienists have different needs, depending on their day-to-day practice. As a hygienist in a practice that specialized in placing dental implants, I had to find instruments that worked well to clean the surfaces of the abutments, crowns, threads and overdenture bars thoroughly, without the worry of scratching the surfaces of the restorations, which causes bacterial adhesion and can lead to peri-implantitis or, worse, implant failure.