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Test Your Knowledge on Ultrasonic Instrumentation

Site-specific ultrasonic inserts/tips (UITs) can increase access to difficult-to-reach areas and may help to improve periodontal therapy outcomes. How does your knowledge stack up on adapting site-specific UITs?

During nonsurgical periodontal therapy, a blended approach with hand and powered instrumentation is optimal to achieve full mouth debridement.

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  1. Anssi DuMontier says

    Contemporary ultrasonic units/tips are fully capable of removing calculus even on low settings.
    Most units should be operated using low(er) settings, and power should only be added when needed and necessary. This approach will work wonders in preventing unintended natural tooth surface damage.

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