We asked, and you responded. Here are the top 7 handpieces, as selected by readers as part of our 2015 Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products program.
The 430 Series offers improved accessibility and visibility, and all handpieces come equipped with exclusive StarDental ceramic, ball-bearing turbines. LubeFree handpieces eliminate health risks often associated with residual lubricant expelling into the oral cavity and operatory. A full line of 430 high-speed handpieces is available as well as StarBright LED handpiece swivels and LED replacement bulbs, which provide the option to switch all StarDental handpieces to a cool, white LED light source. For more information, call (866) TDD-INFO toll-free.
The Midwest Stylus ATC handpiece features Speed-Sensing Intelligence and Superior Turbine Suspension, which solve 2 longstanding challenges facing dentists: load-based variations in speed that can cause stalling; and bur deflection and chattering that occurs at high speeds and can affect accuracy and precision. Speed-Sensing Intelligence automatically optimizes the delivery of power. For more information, call (800) 989-8825.
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With Tango-Endo, it only takes 2 instruments. Tough and reusable Tango-Endo instruments boast a unique, patented flat along the entire length. This flat allows for faster engagement with less resistance as well as increased flexibility without sacrificing strength. And, it virtually eliminates instrument separation. For more information, call (201) 487-9090.
The Foresight 45 Self Generating LED handpiece features a built-in generator to power a brilliant LED light to illuminate the surgical pocket. Now you don’t need a fiber-optic system. It’s all built into the handpiece. With 22W, a one-year warranty (including the turbine and generator), and titanium coating, the Foresight 45 SGL is a must-have in your practice. It’s also available in nonsurgical formats. For more information, call (800) 221-0750.
The Ti-Max Z900L is an air-driven, high-speed handpiece that delivers 26W of power. The specially shaped turbine allows for this power output, enabling fast cutting as well as a smooth, consistent cutting feel. The handpiece features a solid titanium body with a DURAGRIP coating. A slim neck, an angled head, and a unique finger and thumb notch enhance ergonomics and access. The Ti-Max Z900L is equipped with cellular glass optics and long-lasting ceramic bearings. For more information, call (888) 675-1675 toll-free.
The Hygiene Handpiece is the ideal handpiece for doing prophys. It is ergonomically balanced and designed with a weight of less than 3 oz, and it has a friction-grip head that allows you to easily insert and remove prophys without having to turn and lock. The Hygiene Handpiece is offered as a free incentive with your next prophy angle order. For more information, call (866) 54-MAGIC.
The Sable Access S4500KL mini head and Rotamax S6500KL torque head fiber-optic high-speed handpieces cut natural and restorative materials quickly and effectively. Their compact head height permits easier access and visibility, and their ceramic bearings provide vibration-free preparations at lower noise levels, decreasing fatigue and muscle strain. The handpieces are titanium-finished and KaVo Multiflex coupler-compatible, and they offer 25,000-lux illumination, 3-port spray, and swivel attachments that are light and ergonomic. For more information, call (800) 368-8106.