Convert an eBay air polisher into a microetcher

You can easily convert an eBay air polisher into a nice microetcher by simply switching from the standard sodium bicarbonate powder to aluminium oxide powder.  As a dental hygienist, I use this setup to clean and etch (I acid etch too)enamel surfaces prior to placing sealants. I’ve been using 50 micron Danville aluminum oxide powder in one…

PrepMaster – Product Review

Video Function According to the manufacturer:  “Minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of non-cavitated carious lesions as well as Class I, III, and V restorations”.80psi air Price – Starter Kit = $299 – Tip = $3.99 each Overall Rating = 3.3 out of 5 Performance = 3 Quality = 3 Value = 3 Ease of use…

Isolite Dental Mouthpiece and Braces

I find that the Isolite dental mouthpiece’s bite block does not fit as well around braces, which doesn’t allow the mouthpiece to sit as well.  One easy solution to this problem is to trim the outside walls of the bite block.  See photos below. End

Parkell Expandex Retractors – Product Review

Video Price – $19.99 per set (2 units). Overall Rating = 3.3 out of 5 Performance = 2 Quality = 4 Value = 3 Ease of use = 4 PROs – Autoclavable. – Good retraction for anterior incisors CONs – Design often obstructs access around canines Links Purchase =   http://www.parkell.com/products/Detail.aspx?prod=388 Do I recommend this product?…