We know that there is no one dental turbine that is superior to the rest, we we need to focus on figuring out which one is suited to the needs of each professional or the treatments that are most often performed in each dental clinic.
Therefore, depending on how you are going to use it, the length of use, maintenance and type of treatments, among other things, there is one turbine that will fit your needs better than the rest. Which one do you need?
In our previous post about dental turbines: What you need to know when buying a dental turbine, we inform you about the main characteristics you should keep in mind. We talk about head technology, vibration, torque, irrigation holes, power and lighting. A whole series of technical information that not only helps you choose the best, but how to avoid choosing the wrong one for your needs.
In this article, we want to present you a practice comparison of dental turbines , where we have selected the most popular turbines of the main brands (BienAir, NSK, Sirona, MKdent ...), we have ordered them by ranges of quality and price and will tell you their main characteristics.
High-end dental turbines:
- Turbina Bora with a BienAir light. This instrument is incredibly light and precise, classy, competitive and well-made. Incredibly powerful, robust and reliable, Bora turbines incorporate the best of Bien-Air technology..
- Prestige Turbine without a light, by BienAir. The perfect complement to the Bora turbine. The Prestige turbines, thanks to their reduced head, are ideal for precision work. They are particularly lightweight and easy to handle. Prestige and Bora complement each other perfectly for a large number of restoration operations.
- Prime Line New Turbinewith a MKDent light. Compatible with Kavo Multiflex. It is available in Power Head and Mini Head. High quality and durability thanks to its automatic pressure reduction valve up to 2.8 psi, non-return system and ceramic and closed bearings.
- T2 Boost Turbine with a light by Sirona. It is one of the most powerful, smallest and quietest turbines on the market. Excellent illumination 25. 000 lux. High quality ceramic bearings guarantee durability. Available in Sirona or Kavo connection.
Mid-range Dental Turbines (bellow 500€):
- ECO LINE Turbine dbye MKdent. At Dentaltix we always recommend the brand MKdent because it is always a guarantee of quality and durability. This German-made turbine is available in Kavo Multiflex, Midewst 4 and Borden connections, with or without light and mini or normal head. 18 Watts power, Low noise level, 4 spray holes, Available with compact optical bar, 25.000 Lux, Ceramic bearings and Anti-return system. Approximate speed 300,000 rpm.
- ForceSilence 6000 Turbine with a light by Bader. 25000 lux. Multiflex Connection, Triple spray, optimal cooling. Ceramic bearings. Approximate speed 300,000 rpm. Change of milling cutters by the push of a button. Anti-return valve.
- Boralina Turbine without a light, by BienAir. This turbine is one of the most economical of the high-end manufacturer BienAir. Boralina is a simplified version of the Bora Turbine, but without a light and with spray. It offers an approximate speed of 310,000 rpm, 2.7 bar, 1 spray, pushbutton adjustment, quick coupling and swivel for Unifix link.
More economical dental turbines (under 200€):
- ECO T2 Turbine by Rmaster. It is, without doubt, one of the best quality and longest lasting of the economical turbines. It is a turbine without a light with Midwest 4 connection, with a backstop system and ceramic bearings.
- Black Pearl Eco Turbine by BienAir. Power, lightness, manoeuvrability... The Black Pearl Eco offers the quality of a BienAir instrument at a very good price. It has a comfortable pushbutton, a separate air/water spray and connects directly to a 3 or 4-hole hose. Thanks to its medium-sized head, it is the multi-purpose turbine par excellence.
- HP11/M4 Turbine by DTE. High speed turbine with built-in coupling and outlet for Midwest4 (m4) type hose, Push Button system that allows easy removal of the burs and safety against falling or loss during intraoral treatments.