contra-angle handpiece


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contra-angle handpiece

a handpiece (dental drill) in which two or more angles or bends are used to set the shaft at a desired angle to access hard-to-reach areas of the oral cavity.
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Loud noises in the dental practice, such as rotating instruments, can cause stress for both the practice team and patients, hence the focus on decreasing the noise levels of the contra-angle handpieces and turbines.
We are pleased to be able to offer high-precision PURAVISA light guides for dental instruments such as straight and contra-angle handpieces with 2-D and 3-D geometries.
Our particular product highlights include our turbines, the handpieces and contra-angle handpieces, the diagnostics, the laser therapy, the sur- gical interventions, the treatment units as well as the multimedia, x-ray, dental technology and CAD/CAM.
The newly introduced economy-class T3 augments Sirona s existing portfolio of straight and contra-angle handpieces and is based on the success of the premium-class T1 and comfort-class T2.