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Maintenance and repair of high-speed dental handpieces



Maintenance and repair of high-speed dental handpieces



General Dentistry 49(6): 636-641



High-speed dental handpieces constitute an integral part of the dental practice. A handpiece that is worn or malfunctions is inconvenient and may affect production. This article is designed to help practitioners understand the factors that contribute to handpiece wear and breakdown. Basic maintenance and options for repair also are discussed.

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