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4 Signs That Your Dental Handpiece May Be Failing

You use handpieces every single day, so wouldn’t you know when they are about to experience a dental handpiece fail? Some do! However, most people don’t! Most doctors will use the handpiece until it literally stops spinning, which can cause a whole different plethora...

How to Prepare Your Dental Handpiece for Repair

Dental handpieces break, and it sucks… But making matters worse are when handpieces get sent out to repair with missing parts, stripped screws or head caps, or sometimes even the wrong handpiece that works fine! (You’d be surprised). So to make matters easier for us,...

Top 5 Ways To Choose A Dental Handpiece Repair Company

What is possibly even more stressful than having a handpiece break down in the middle of surgery? Finding out what to do with it next! You have a handpiece that quits spinning, sounds horrible, doesn’t flow water correctly anymore, it’s obviously broken; you hop...

Common Mistakes You Should Avoid Making While Using Your Dental Handpiece

There has been countless times that I get handpieces back just weeks after they’ve been repaired. The Dr.’s don’t tend to be too happy, “What the hell? These were fixed LAST WEEK!” So to ensure everything is ok, the first thing I do is test them… Only to find out that...

Regarding the $85 Charge on Some Accounts

Over the weekend, our website was part of an online Spam Attack. We received over 10,000 instantaneous orders, all from 1 single person. Each order was placed with a different (potentially stolen) credit card number. Majority of the orders failed immediately; however...

The Acceptable Methods of Dental Handpieces Sterilization

Dental handpieces are one of the most commonly used instruments in your dental office. You rely on them to work nearly every time you pick them up, and when they don’t work, you need them fixed as soon as possible. They are also pretty expensive, so most offices don’t...

High-Speed Dental Handpiece Troubleshooting

We all know (especially me, 7 years after starting TruTouch) that handpieces are extremely finicky. One second they are working as if they are brand new, the next second they are stalling, have no power, no water coming, or the bur goes flying. And trust me, after 7...

Air-Driven vs Electric Handpieces: Which One to Choose

Introduction Although there are hundreds of different decisions to make when it comes to choosing the right handpiece for your practice, choosing between electric handpieces vs air-driven handpieces can be one of the easiest. Their differences are polarizing, and both...

Dental Handpieces: What to Consider Before Purchasing?

Picking the right handpieces can be a daunting task; there are tons of different brands, makes, and models. Dental handpieces are one of the most important pieces of your entire dental practice. They are the foundational piece that you use every single day. Yes, it...

Steps for Correct Dental Handpiece Maintenance and Care

One of the most common problems I see in the handpiece repairs that I do, is the lack of a dental handpiece lubrication system, or the lack of correct handpiece maintenance. Now, I wish I could write this post for you to read and never have a single issue with your...

Types of Dental Handpieces: Why Are They Important in Dental Practice?

Ever since Ancient Greece, handpieces have been an everyday tool in the dental office. Although technology has changed drastically over the last 2250 years, the reason of use has not; they aim to make your life easier, and the patients happier. As I am sure you are...

How to Save Money on your Dental Handpiece Repairs

Looking to save money on dental handpiece repairs? This post will help you get the most optimal life out of your handpieces. You can finally say goodbye to costly repairs and frustrating moments caused by a malfunctioning handpiece; and save your practice thousands!...

Get the Most Life out of Your Handpieces

Something that can be such a small part of daily routine, can sometimes be the most costly, and even the most annoying. Dental handpieces are some of the most precisely engineered, and most commonly used tool in the dental industry. There are 4-5 huge players in the...