piezoelectric ultrasonic device

pi·e·zo·e·lec·tric ul·tra·son·ic de·vice

(pē-ā'zō-ĕ-lek'trik ŭl'tră-son'ik dĕ-vīs')
An electronically powered tool that uses the rapid energy vibrations of a powered instrument tip to fracture calculus from the tooth surface and clean the environment of a periodontal pocket. This device consists of a portable electronic generator, a handpiece, and instrument inserts. The instrument tip of a piezoelectric instrument vibrates at 24,000-34,000 cycles per second.

pi·e·zo·e·lec·tric ul·tra·son·ic de·vice

(pē-ā'zō-ĕ-lek'trik ŭl'tră-son'ik dĕ-vīs')
Electronically powered tool that uses rapid energy vibrations of a powered instrument tip to fracture calculus from tooth surfaces and clean environment of periodontal pocket; consists of a portable electronic generator, a handpiece, and instrument inserts.
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Ultrawave XS LED piezoelectric ultrasonic device (Ultradent Products Inc, South Jordan, Utah) was used, promoting the CUI protocol by changing the water supply for the specific NaOCl bottle and the specific 18% EDTA (Ultradent Products Inc, South Jordan, USA).
(vi) G6: medium-grit CVD tip (CR1, CVDentus, Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, Brazil) in a piezoelectric ultrasonic device;
(vii) G7: medium-grit CVD tip (CR1), followed by fine-grit CVD tip (TF1, CVDentus) in a piezoelectric ultrasonic device.
In endodontic practice, piezoelectric ultrasonic devices have the ability to clean and shape the root canal system; remove silver points, paste, cement, and root canal filling; surgically retro-instrument and, above all, remove intraradicular metallic posts.