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Ultrasonic Scalers


There’s no need to box up and ship out your ultrasonic scaler. 

We’ll come pick it up for free. And we know you need it 

repaired quickly, so we stock most parts for fast turnaround. 

We also use genuine Dentsply parts. With our convenient 

personal service and hassle-free warranty, you’ll be glad you 

chose Hayes. 








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Insert Cleaning


• Rinse inserts thoroughly to remove debris 


• Do not expose ultrasonic inserts to corrosive chemicals 

   such as chlorides, sulfates, and surface disinfectants 


• Do not expose resin or silicone handles to phenols 


• If ultrasonic cleaning is desired, fully immerse in a mild 

   ultrasonic cleaning solution like Hu-Friedy’s Daily Clean 

   or Enzymax® for 7-10 minutes, or 15-20 minutes if the 

   insert is in a cassette 


• Rinse inserts thoroughly after ultrasonic cleaning 

   (Approx. 30-60 seconds for loose inserts and 1 to 1.5 

   minutes per cassette) 


• Dry ultrasonic inserts completely 


Insert Sterilization


• Sterilize ultrasonic inserts in a cassette  

   (i.e. IMS™ instrument cassette) or paper  

   pouch in a steam autoclave 


• Placing pouches in the vertical position inside the 

   sterilization chamber will eliminate weight bearing 

   down on the inserts 


• Chemical vapor sterilization is not acceptable for 

   SWIVEL™ or SWIVEL™ Direct Flow™ inserts 

   (excluding SWIVEL™ inserts) 


• Rapid heat transfer sterilization (dry heat) and cold 

   liquid disinfectant/sterilization is not recommended as 

   O-rings may dry out and crack 


• Resin and silicone handles will distort if temperature 

   spikes above 350ºF/176ºC 


• Allow ultrasonic inserts to dry completely after 

   sterilization cycle 

Proper Handling and Set-Up Procedures


• Run water through the handpiece for at least two 

   minutes at start up and for 30 seconds between uses 

   before seating the ultrasonic insert. This increases the 

   life of the o-ring, prevents the ultrasonic insert from 

   heating up and prevents water flow after release of foot 



• Properly seat the ultrasonic insert 


• Fill the handpiece with water 


• Lubricate the o-ring with water 


• Carefully twist the insert until it snaps into place 


• For SWIVEL inserts, activate the foot control and rotate 

   insert 2-3 times 


• Begin with the power setting on low and adjust as 



• Avoid high power setting for thinner tips 


• High power is usually not necessary 


• High power may make the patient uncomfortable 


• High power may stress the insert tip resulting in possible 

   tip breakage Caution: For optimal performance, patient 

   comfort and increased instrument life, use thinner 

   inserts on low to medium (1/2 power) setting only. 


• Confirm adequate water flow to the handpiece. This 

   prevents the ultrasonic insert from heating up and 

   prevents the stack from becoming flexible, resulting in 

   loss of efficiency 


• Visually inspect ultrasonic insert 


• Replace worn or bent insert 


• Do not bend or modify the insert tip 


• Check stack for flexibility, warping or separation of 



• Replace o-rings when dried or cracked 


Worn Inserts


Scaling efficiency can significantly diminish with worn insert 

tips. Inferior performance and poor water delivery can result 

from damaged, bent or altered tips. For optimal scaling 

efficiency, we recommend checking inserts monthly for signs 

of wear. 1mm loss can result in a 25% loss of efficiency and 

2mm loss can result in 50% efficiency loss. 


Removing Inserts from Autoclave Bags


When you remove your ultrasonic insert from the autoclave 

bag, do not open the bag by pushing the insert through 

the paper or plastic. This will bend the stacks of the insert 

without you even knowing it. Damaged stacks reduce power, 

or eventually stop the insert from working