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Item Number: 820118
Ultrasonic Tips
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Acteon® NEWTRON Apical Surgery Ultrasonic tips are used for apical preparation of cavities and isthmuses.The S tips are designed for a minimally-invasive apical retreatment, with a complete cleaning and quick healing. Their active part has been lengthened to perform a deeper treatment (maximum working length = 5mm). These tips are used at medium power with light pressure to avoid unnecessary tissue removal and micro-fractures of periapical walls. Endodontic apical surgery can also be made with the Acteon EndoSuccess™ Apical Surgery kit, which enables the preparation of the canal system up to 10mm.

Indications for Use

Apical surgery:

  • S12-70D Diamond Coated Back Action Tip. Recommended for the treatment of posterior areas, difficult to access canals or particular root orientation.

For use with Acteon NEWTRON Ultrasonic Generators.

The S12-70D tip is recommended for the treatment of posterior areas, in canals that are difficult to access or roots with specific orientations. Diamond-coated 30μm, length 5mm, taper 9%

The S12-70D tip is recommended for the treatment of posterior areas, in canals that are difficult to access or roots with specific orientations. Diamond-coated 30μm, length 5mm, taper 9%

Acteon S12-70D tip: 360-view.

Acteon Endo Surgery tip in action.

S12-70D Diamond Coated Back Action Tip (Item Number: 820118)


Q: How do I change (or place) the tip?

A: The tip threads onto the end of the autoclavable handpiece (AHP). The color-coded tip-enclosing wrench provided prevents you from having to touch the actual tip. You orient the slot in the wrench around the base of the tip, press the wrench into place, and turn the tip counter-clockwise to loosen the tip. The tip should always either be applied on the AHP or inside the wrench. First, hand tighten a tip to the handpiece. Then select the appropriate coloured wrench (see the embedded colour band on tip), align the hole to the flat sides of the tip and press down. The wrench will lock into place. Now unscrew the wrench and the tip remains inside, helping prevent the loss of tips or injuring hands and fingers. Hand tightening only needs to be done the first time using the device or acquiring new tips and wrenches. The tip should remain in the colour-coded wrench unless it’s in use. If you have a round colour-coded wrench, this is a torque wrench. This wrench has a special design that will prevent over-tightening of the tip on the AHP. When the tip is tight on the AHP, continue to force the wrench in a clockwise motion until you hear an audible “click” You will then know the tip is sufficiently tight on the AHP. DO NOT DO THIS WITH THE FLAT COLOUR-CODED WRENCHES.

Q: Can I sharpen these tips?

A: No. These tips are not to be altered in any way. Sharpening these tips will negatively affect the tip’s ability to vibrate properly.

Q: How long do the tips last?

A: Most users experience at least 6 – 9 months of use prior to having to replace a tip due to its wear. ACTEON offers the widest variety of NEWTRON tip designs and manufactures the thinnest perio tips on the market. ACTEON was the first company to develop tips with an internal coolant spray, diamond coated tips and pure titanium tips for implant maintenance. ACTEON manufactures NEWTRON tips for all applications including:

  • periodontics
  • subgingival scaling
  • root planing
  • implant maintenance
  • biofilm disruption
  • cavity preparation
  • margin preparation
  • condensing of composites
  • endodontic retreatment
  • post and crown removal
  • apical surgery

Click here to view the Acteon Tips User Manual.

Click here to view the Acteon Tips Ultrasonic dentistry compendium.

Recommended Torque Wrenches: Acteon Torque Wrenches

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