Disposable prophy angles
the hygienic solution for dental prophylaxis
Frequently asked questions about prophy angles
Young disposable prophy angles are specially designed with an embedded screw to ensure smooth, concentric rotation. This maintains close contact between the prophylaxis polishing cup and the tooth and ensures reliable tooth polishing every time. Each dental prophy angle piece is greased to ensure reliable, quiet, and vibration-free operation. Young prophy angles sit securely and comfortably in the hand and are operated with high-quality prophy cups from Young Dental.
We recommend a prophylaxis handpiece with a 4:1 ratio or Doriot connection for using Young disposable prophy angles. Doriot connection The disposable prophy angles and the handpiece are thus in perfect sync and enable comfortable prophylaxis treatment. Using a lightweight prophylaxis adapter also minimises hand fatigue.
Take the disposable prophy angle piece out of the plastic packaging. Place the prophy angles with the embedded screw over the opening of the prophy handpiece. The prophylaxis contra-angle piece has a small recess at the lower end. Position the prophy angles so that this recess aligns with the slot on the prophy handpiece. Now slowly slide the disposable prophy angle piece onto the handpiece. The disposable prophy angle is now ready for use.
Rotation speeds higher than 3000 rpm are not recommended for Young prophy angles.
What if I'm interested in the especially hygienic disposable system but haven't got a prophylaxis handpiece at my practice?
No problem. Young Dental offers dental practitioners an affordable starter kit. This kit includes a lightweight Young Proxeo prophy handpiece as well as 375 disposable prophy angles of your choice. Next, just add the appropriate Young tooth polish pastes and you’ll be able to start polishing teeth right away.
Replacing the disposable prophy angle is quick and easy. The drive piece, i.e., the prophylaxis handpiece can be prepared for the next use with simple wipe disinfection. The handpiece sleeve is sterilised as needed. Disposable prophy angles prevent the ingress of damaging tooth polish paste into the prophy angle.
Compared to using a standard prophy angle with a polishing cup or polishing brush, you save time and money when using a disposable prophy angle, as you incur no expenses for the preparation of and wear and tear to the prophy angle. It also reduces the risk of infection.
DPA is an acronym of Disposable Prophy Angles. DPA stands for Disposable Prophy Angle and is used colloquially in practices.