Sharp Matters | Tell Us Why for Hu-Points and Prizes *|
As clinicians, it’s necessary to have the sharpest scalers for you to do your jobs effectively, efficiently and comfortably. Hu-Friedy created EverEdge instruments so you’d have a scaler that you could always rely on to help you deliver your top performance. We’d love to hear from you why EverEdge is your top choice for the best clinical outcomes!
Tell us why you love EverEdge and receive 25 HuPoints! Our ten favorite submissions will also receive two scalers of your choice and may be featured in Hu-Friedy advertising!
Hu-Friedy Disposable Prophy Angle | Video *|
Check out this new video on Hu-Friedy's Disposable Prophy Angles!
2015 Hu-Friedy | RDH UOR Highlights|
Thank you to those who joined us at the RDH Under One Roof annual meeting in Las Vegas -- we hope you returned home inspired and ready to perform at your best! At the meeting, Hu-Friedy released the results of an independent scientific study evaluating the sharpness and edge retention of two scaler brands.
Hu-Friedy E-Book | Implant Fundamentals Part 3: Implant Maintenance and Replacement *|
PART 3: Implant Maintenance & Replacement
Understand how to appropriately care for an implant after it has been placed. Review different types of instrumentation that may be required for maintaining healthy implants. Learn the signs and symptoms of an ailing implant and an implant that needs to be replaced.
July 28th is World Hepititis Day | Prevent hepatitis. Act now. *|
Today is World Hepatitis Day - WHO and partners will urge policy-makers, health workers and the public to act now to prevent infection and death from hepatitis.
The Uncoated Truth | The Science of Sharp *|
When it comes to scaling, “sharp” matters…to practices, clinicians, and patients. And since it matters to them, it matters to us. Why? Because we’ve built our 100-years-strong legacy on providing the highest quality product, service and community experience in the industry to help dental professionals perform at their best so they can deliver the best clinical outcomes to their patients
2015 Hu-Friedy/Esther Wilkins Instrument Scholarship Winner|
Meet Veronica Harris a current student at Ohio State University going into her final year before graduating with a bachelor's degree in dental hygiene. Veronica is the winner of the 2015 Hu-Friedy/Esther Wilkins Instrument Scholarship.
Your Sharpening Questions, Answered! | "Stay Sharp" Edition|
We asked you to share your toughest sharpening questions, and now we have some of the answers. In this second edition, we answered your questions related to retipping, sharpening services and why sharp really does matter!
Look. Feel. ASK! | HPV & Oral Cancer Screening|
HPV 16 origin oral and oropharyngeal cancers are on the rise. They are harder to discover that the historic tobacco related cancers because they do not produce precancerous lesions or other signs and symptoms that are normally noticeable.
September Continuing Education at Hu-Friedy|
Join us at Hu-Friedy for either a course on Instrument Sharpening or Ultrasonic Instrumentation — or both! Courses will be taught by Sherry Burns, internationally recognized expert on instrument design, clinical technique and instrument sharpening. You will not only leave this course with continuing education credits but the clinical skills to help you perform at your best!
Your Sharpening Questions, Answered! | Sharpening Stone Edition|
We asked you your toughest sharpening questions, and now we have some of the answers. In this first edition, we spoke with sharpening expert, Tami Wanless, RDH, MEd and got the answers to your questions about sharpening stones.
Oral Health America Announces 14th Annual NSTEP Slogan Contest|
Oral Health America (OHA) is pleased to announce the launch of its 14th annual NSTEP® (National Spit Tobacco Education Project) slogan contest. Teaming up with Little League® Baseball and Softball, the contest calls on players ages 8-14 to create a
compelling ten-word phrase describing the dangers of spit tobacco for a chance to win a trip to the Little League Baseball® World Series.
Roll the Dice in Las Vegas! | Hu-Friedy will be at Under One Roof July 15th-17th|
If you are heading to Under One Roof, be sure to stop by Booth # 413 and see what is new from Hu-Friedy. Visit Tami Wanless, RDH, MEd at our Sharpening Corner to learn how to optimally sharpen your scalers and curettes the first time around. Wednesday evening, Hu-Friedy will host an exclusive event from 8-9pm that you will not want to miss!
Ultrasonic Insights | Tips to Prevent Your Handpiece from Overheating *|
Imagine this…during an ultrasonic scaling procedure; your handpiece begins to feel warm. Continuing to scale, you hope that the temperature will decrease. However, the handpiece becomes even warmer-- to the point that you put down it down to either change the ultrasonic insert or switch to hand instrumentation. Does this ultrasonic scaling scenario sound familiar to you? In this article, learn what is causing your handpiece to overheat and how to prevent it.
Are You Compliant? An Inside Look at Infection Prevention | Part VI: Storage *|
This series highlights infection control principles and best practices pertaining to sterilization and disinfection of patient care items as well as dental unit waterlines in accordance with the CDC guidelines. The last part in this series discusses the basic principles of safe storage and the effect on patient perception and reviews the key takeaways from the series.