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FAQ: Luxator LX

Setting a new standard for trauma free extraction, the Luxator LX Mechanical Periotome offers improved safety, precision and access. Quicker extractions with minimal tissue damage, Luxator LX help access hard to reach areas for optimal access. The self directing tip allows the periotome tip to follow the root surface, reducing the risk of bone damage. With a reciprocating tip to enable a secure cutting of the fibers in a patient friendly way. Luxator LX Mechanical Periotome will only cut when under pressure, which means no risk of slipping.

 


What is the recommended speed for Luxator LX?

The recommended speed for Luxator LX is 2000-4000 rpm on a unit motor and 1,000 rpm on a electric implant motor.


What happens if I exceed the recommended speed when using Luxator LX?

A faster speed than rekommended will not make extractions easier or faster, but it will cause uncomfortable vibrations for the patient and the operator. In the logn run it might also damage the contrangle. > For a more technical description of the Luxator LX go to Clinical Tips!

Luxator LX Periotome Tips
Warnings: Do not sharpen the tips as this will damage the coating.
Limitations on reprocessing: See inspection.
Point of use: Remove blood and debris. Soak in disinfection solution.
Preparation: It is recommended to place the tips in tip holder to avoid interference that may cause damages to the tips.

Decontamination: 
- Manual cleaning: Not recommended
- Automated cleaning: Dish washer. Detergent: low alkaline.
- Ultrasonic baths: Place in tip holder. See preparation.
- Chemical disinfection: Not recommended.
- Washer disinfector: 93°C. Detergent: low alkaline.

Inspection: Viusually inspect for damages. The coating shall be intact. The edge shall present a continous edge. If any damage, discard the tip.

Sterilization: 
- B-type Steam autoclave: Pack in sterile bag. At least 3 minutes at 134°C (F 273°F) Required pressure 3,06 bar (27 psi)

Storage: Protect from dust and dirt.
Additional information: Handle with care – sharp edges.