What is an HVE tip?

Saliva ejectors are low volume evacuator tips used to suction saliva from a patient’s mouth during preventive procedures. High volume evacuators (HVE) tips are used to suction saliva and debris from the patient’s mouth during restorative and surgical procedures.

Why is a surgical aspirator used instead of an HVE tip?

Saliva ejectors tend to be used during routine and straightforward procedures where fluid needs to be removed from the patient’s mouth, whereas HVEs are necessary during more extensive dental work because of their ability to quickly remove build-up of liquids and larger solids that the saliva ejector can’t evacuate.

What is suction tip dental?

Dental suction attachments connect to the HVE system to provide a comfortable tip that can be used in the patient’s mouth and then easily swapped out for the next patient. These attachments should be sized to connect to standard HVE system, and they often are fabricated from plastic or metal.

What does hve stand for in dentistry?

The dental office required that clinicians use personal protective equipment (PPE), such as masks, gloves, eye protection, and proper lab coats; however, the office did not require a high-volume evacuator (HVE) as recommended in the CDC guidelines as a part of its safety protocol for working with powered instruments.

Does the saliva ejector have a high volume suction?

Saliva ejectors are low volume evacuator tips used to suction saliva from a patient’s mouth during preventive procedures. These sturdy, hollow tubes can also be used to gently retract a patient’s cheeks.

What is a surgical aspirator tip?

$1.00. Made with smooth edges for maximum patient comfort. The surgical aspirator is molded at a 30 degree angle and fits 11mm suction holders. This item is also autoclavable up to 135° C or may be disposed after single use.

What are the two types of hve tips available?

The evacuator is also used to reduce the bacterial aerosol caused by a high-speed handpiece. The high-volume evacuator has two distinct tips, the operative suction tip and the surgical suction tip. The operative suction tips are larger and can be used throughout the mouth during a dental procedure.

What types of hve tips are available?

HVE Tips

  • Foam SE/HVE Tips. $21.95.
  • HVE Tip Screens. $10.95.
  • Sof-Stop. $20.95.
  • Screen-Vac Aspirator Tip. $17.95.
  • Vented/Non-Vented HVE Tips. $6.45.
  • Disposable Angled HVE Tips. $9.95.
  • Autoclavable Angled HVE Tips. $11.95.
  • 3.2mm Disposable Surgical Aspirator Tip. $7.95.

What is a suction tip?

The Yankauer suction tip (pronounced yang´kow-er) is an oral suctioning tool used in medical procedures. It is typically a firm plastic suction tip with a large opening surrounded by a bulbous head and is designed to allow effective suction without damaging surrounding tissue.

What is dental suction?

The other main type of dental suction that we use is the high volume suction. This suction is so strong that the dental assistant simply holds it close to where the dentist is working and it will suck away any nearby debris, much like a strong vacuum cleaner can suck away crumbs without actually touching them.

What is suction cup denture?

Suction cup dentures utilizes a series of tiny suction cups made from a soft silicone rubber that gently adheres to the oral tissue without irritation. This is a product of the innovative denture technology that is continuously moving forward.

What is portable suction?

The portable suction unit of an ambulance. A dental vacuum system for central suction. In medicine, devices are sometimes necessary to create suction. Suction may be used to clear the airway of blood, saliva, vomit, or other secretions so that a patient may breathe.