dental engine


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den·tal en·gine

(den'tăl en'jin),
The motive power of a dental handpiece that causes it to rotate.

dental engine

an apparatus consisting of a handpiece to which various burs (rotating drill bits) or other tools can be fitted. It is driven directly by an electric motor or by an electric motor via a continuous cordlike belt that runs over pulleys.

den·tal en·gine

(den'tăl en'jin)
The motive power of a dental handpiece that causes it to rotate.

den·tal en·gine

(den'tăl en'jin)
Motive power of a dental handpiece that causes it to rotate.