Air-Driven vs. Electric Dental Handpieces: Uses, Challenges & Key Differences

Handpieces are the most frequently used device in dentistry, and they can enhance (or undermine) the efficiency and accuracy of your daily dental tasks.

The two main types — air-driven and electric — each have their own unique characteristics, applications, challenges and benefits.

Additionally, as restorative materials continue to evolve and an increasing number of patients seek out restorative dentistry, clinicians recognize that “the right handpiece can make all the difference.”

In this video, Dr. Gregory Tuttle, a leading clinician and general practitioner, will shares his personal journey with handpieces. He will review how the selection and use of a quality handpiece increases productivity and reduces stress for patients, as well as:
➤ The importance of identifying your “clutch” handpiece for the job at hand, including recommendations for the most efficient crown prep
➤ Tips for proper handpiece use, along with common challenges and how to avoid them
➤ Case reviews spanning “the good, the bad and the ugly

Ensure that you maintain your dental handpieces so you can protect your patients at maximum efficiency.

For more assistance contact your local Hayes Handpiece Representative