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Overall Design Is Like A Hygiene Handpiece
Neck Uses Metal Parts For Strength
Power Handle Made of Xenon™ Plastic For Durability
Power Handle Is Quiet and a Charge may last 2-3 Weeks

Rota-dent~ Cleaning INSTRUCTIONS

To Clean the Power Handle:

  1. Remove brush head from power handle.
  2. Gently wipe power handle with damp cloth.
  3. Do not store power handle in container where water may accumulate.
  4. Never drench, submerge, or immerse power handle in water.
  5. Try to keep the handle as dry as possible.  Avoid moisture from entering the area where the charger plugs into the handle.

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To Clean the Brush Head:

  1. Keep unit running.
  2. Rinse brush end of head under warm running water for several seconds after every use.
  3. Dental professionals recommend brush head being replaced every 3 to 6 months or every checkup.
  4. Replacement brush heads may be purchased from your dental office
  5. Your system comes with an extra interchangeable arm (head) which can be used by another family member.

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How and When to the Charge Battery

The Rota-dent is powered by a rechargeable Ni-Cd battery. When packaged, the battery is partially charged, but fully operational. You must charge the power handle for 24 hours before initial use. The charge may last up to two weeks depending on personal use.

To Charge Initially:

  1. Use an outlet that is continually live. Test with a small appliance if unsure.
  2. Remove brush head from power handle.
  3. Plug ONLY THE ROTA-DENT charger into outlet and insert the small adapter into the power handle.
  4. Turn the switch to the “OFF” position.
  5. Charge the power handle for 24 hours before initial use. Ni-Cd batteries do not require constant charging. Battery life is determined by the number of times it is recharged.
  6. Disconnect the power handle from the charger. Do not leave charger plugged into the power handle. Power handle will not operate when connected to the charger.

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To Recharge Your Power Handle:

When the power level of your Rota-dent decreases noticeably, it is time to recharge the power handle. Follow steps 1-4 as listed above and recharge the power handle for 8 to 12 hours.

The charger should not be charged for more than 24 hours.  You can damage electrical components if charging exceeds the 24 hour period.  After a 24 hour charge your Rotadent should function for about a two more week. 

Because the power handle is a sealed unit for protection from moisture, and for infection control and protection of the patient and our employees, the power handle is not repairable and the battery may not be replaced.

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To Assure Your Power Handle is Operating:

  1. Remove brush head from power handle.
  2. Use your fingernail or a thin bladed knife to “Pop” off the black “on/off” switch and clean under switch. (If back of switch looks rusty, switch may need to be replaced.)
  3. Put the “on/off” switch back on the power handle with “on” at the top.
  4. Charge power handle for 8 hours.
  5. Be sure charger gets warm when plugged in. (If charger did not get warm, charger may need to be replaced.)
  6. Remove charger from power handle. Power handle will not operate when connected to the charger.
  7. Turn unit on. The metal shaft should turn.
  8. If male connector is broken, Power Handle will need to be replaced.

If the power handle loses a charge quickly or runs slowly with brush head attached, the brush head is probably worn out and should be replaced.

If the power handle will not operate after removing the brush head, disconnecting charger, and cleaning under switch, the power handle needs to be replaced.

Never drench, submerge, or immerse power handle in water.

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Pro-Dentec warrants this Rota-dent Instrument to be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year and the brush head for a period of three months, both from the date of original purchase. (Dental professionals recommend replacing the brush head every 3 to 6 months). This warranty does not cover finishes, normal wear, nor does it cover damage resulting from accident, misuse, dirt, water, tampering, unreasonable use, servicing performed or attempted by unauthorized service agencies, or units that have been modified or used for commercial purpose.

For warranty service, please call Rota-dent Customer Service at 1-800-752-2564 with your Rota-dent on hand.

All warranties are expressly disclaimed unless the product was purchased or dispensed through a dental professional with clinical instructions. Consequential damages are disclaimed, and the remedy for breach of warranty is limited to replacement.

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~We have NO financial interest in this company.

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