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Dental Handpiece Innovation: Meet Sable’s 6 Newest Handpieces

The dental handpiece is almost as old as the practice of dentistry itself.

 

Most of its history involves incremental improvement. Handpiece innovation didn’t kick into high speed until recently, with the invention of the first belt-driven electric instrument at the turn of the 20th century and the air-driven handpiece 50 years later.

 

Today, manufacturers and dental professionals are constantly working together to achieve higher speeds, smoother cuts, greater control, and enhanced comfort for practitioners and patients alike.

 

E-Type Prophy package

 

That has always been our goal at Sable Industries: to continuously refine and innovate our offerings based on the insight of dental practitioners like you.

 

Celebrating 20 Years of Handpiece Innovation

Over the past 20 years, we’ve had the opportunity to speak with thousands of dentists, specialists and registered dental hygienists who use our dental handpieces every day. Their feedback has helped us develop the precise, powerful handpieces and components that have carved out our place in the industry.

 

For our anniversary we were excited to release six innovative dental handpieces into the market:

  1. E-Type 1:1 & 4:1 One Piece Contra Angle, an ultralight aluminum slow speed handpiece
  2. Access Pro Series, a high speed, fiber optic titanium finished handpiece with a compact head for optimum accessibility and visibility
  3. Rotamax Pro Series, a high speed, fiber optic titanium finished handpiece designed for maximum torque

Plus, for the duration of our anniversary sale, each of these new handpieces is buy-three-get-one-free.

 

E-Type 1:1 & 4:1 One Piece Contra Angle

We designed every facet of this E-Type handpiece to make your job easier, from cutting and polishing to cleaning and maintenance.

 

The lightweight aluminum body is sculpted to fit comfortably in the practitioner’s hand, and the contra-angle shaft gives access to those hardest-to-reach parts of the oral cavity.

A one-piece design was chosen to enable efficient cleaning and field repair.

 

As for maintenance, the E-Type 1:1 and 4:1 one piece contra angles include internal lubrication channels for faster lubrication and sterilization. This design ensures that the handpiece will remain properly lubricated and extend the life of the handpiece. You can purchase Sable’s prophy button to convert the screw-in prophy head to a snap-on prophy head.
 

Access and Rotamax Pro Series KL & NL

Our new high-speed Access & Rotamax Pro Series models feature:

  • State-of-the-art fiber-optics
  • Quadruple water spray for more efficient surface cooling
  • Innovative teardrop-shaped head design for greater visibility
  • Improved turbine and suspension system for a smoother, quieter operation.
  • Compatibility with KaVo style or NSK style couplers
  • Two-year warranty

The Access & Rotamax Pro Series KL/NL

The Rotamax Pro Series provides additional torque to handle removal of Zirconic crowns. Its sleek, titanium finish is durable and 40 percent lighter than stainless steel – putting more power in the practitioner’s hand while reducing physical demand.

 

The Access Pro Series features a mini-head design and optimum accessibility to all parts of the mouth.

 

Buy Three New Handpieces and Get One Free

The year 2018 marks our 20th anniversary as a Canadian manufacturer of high-quality high and slow speed dental handpieces. We felt it was the perfect time to release six new tools into the marketplace – and for a limited time, we’re offering a free dental handpiece with the purchase of any three of our latest offerings.

(free goods will be equal to or less than the lowest priced item).

 

Get in touch to learn more or claim this offer today!

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8 Things You’ll Learn About in Dental School

 

Everyone knows dental hygienists clean teeth. But did you know they also examine patients for signs of disease, provide preventative treatment, and educate people on good oral health? Here’s a sneak peek at some of the amazing things you’ll learn in dental school.

 

Practical Skills

 

Dental hygienists do more than just clean teeth. They examine teeth and gums, chart cavities, place brackets and bands, install arch wires, and take a hands-on role in all kinds of dental procedures. These practical skills are the core of any dental hygienist program.

 

Once you have learned the fundamentals, you’ll begin to apply what you have learned in a mock clinical setting until you’re ready to assist with real patients.

 

Tools of the Trade

 

What's the difference between electric and air-driven handpieces? You’ll know soon. Dental hygienists use a wide range of dental equipment and tools, from simple picks and dental mirrors to high-tech equipment like X-ray machines.

Dental school will teach you to pick the best dental tools for the job.

 

Treating Different Patients

 

No two patients are exactly alike. Different people have different needs when it comes to dental care. In dental school, you’ll learn to provide top-notch treatment to people of all ages and backgrounds. Some schools offer courses focusing on the unique needs of people who are elderly, disabled, or have other barriers to receiving dental treatment.  

 

Human Biology

 

Dental hygienists not only learn the ins and outs of oral anatomy, they also acquire in-depth knowledge of the human body in general. They study various aspects of human biology, right down to the microscopic make-up of tissues and the mechanisms of disease.

 

 

Community Health and Advocacy

 

As members of the dental profession, dental hygienists have a platform to advocate on dental health issues in the community. Many dental schools have a course on public health and advocacy, where you learn how to improve access to dental care and spread the word using marketing and mass media.

 

Nutrition

 

Diet plays a huge role in oral health. To help your patients maintain healthy teeth and gums, you must know the science of nutrition. Dental hygienists learn the function of basic nutrients, vitamins, and minerals in the body, along with the impact of nutrition and nutritional deficiencies on oral health. By the time you’re finished dental school, you’ll know more about healthy eating than a dedicated health nut!

 

Communication Skills

 

Do you have good people skills? If so, you’ll have a leg-up in the dental profession. If not, dental school will help you catch up! Dental hygienists often spend more time speaking with patients than dentists do, and they teach patients to maintain and develop good dental habits. With good communication skills, you can help make the dental office experience more comfortable and beneficial to patients.

 

Yourself

 

Dental school is no walk in the park. Mastering the practical skills takes a great deal of physical strength, endurance, and manual dexterity. Your science courses will demand hours of reading and dedicated studying, testing your ability to analyze problems and think critically. However, at the end of this long road lies a career full of potential! Going through the rigors of dental school will help you discover whether the dental profession is right for you, and if so, what role you want to play within it.

 

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