How High-Speed Dental Handpieces Work?

What is a High-Speed Handpiece?

Hand-held drills or high-speed handpieces are used to remove tooth structure and create margins, but they’re not just for drilling holes. A tool like a hand-held drill can be helpful in preparing cavities deep under the gum line where you won’t have access without cutting away some of the bone first with something like a rongeur or periosteal elevator which is way more difficult than using this handy little device that spins 400 thousand rotations per minute.

How Fast Does the High-Speed Handpiece Run? 

How Does a High-Speed Handpiece Work?

Dental high-speed handpieces can vary in design, material, and features. Be sure whichever dental high-speed handpiece you choose will work well for your needs with a long life so it pays off. Price points for high-speed handpieces can vary greatly, giving you the option to get one with all of the bells and whistles or affordable and good quality. However whatever your price point is make sure it comes with a solid warranty so you don’t have any problems later on down the line.

In any event that you encounter problems with your dental handpieces, Hayes Handpiece can be your dental handpiece repair expert. We service, maintain, and repair all major high speed, low speed, surgical, implant, electric and endodontic handpieces such as:

 A-dec | Beyes | Bien Air | Denticator | Hall | Henry Schein | Impact Air | Kavo | Lares  Midwest | Morita | Nobel Biocare | Nouvag | NSK | Patterson | Schein Master  

Shamrock | Star | Strauman | Stryker | W&H | Young

Hayes also offers dental instrument sharpening and re-tipping. Our experienced technicians have decades of experience working with the following brands:

American Eagle | HU Friedy | Nordent | PDT


For convenient in-office and virtual courses for you and your staff. Visit our links below for more details.


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