8.9 Proper Angulation of the Air Polishing
Insert without JetShield
Recommended angulation on the
anterior teeth is 60
at the middle third of the tooth surface.
Recommended angulation on the buccal
and lingual surfaces of posterior teeth is
Recommended angulation to occlusal
surfaces is 90
SECTION 9: System Care
It is recommended that you perform the following
maintenance procedures to help maximize water quality and
to be in compliance with CDC guidelines for infection control.
9.1 Daily Maintenance
START-UP PROCEDURES AT THE
BEGINNING OF THE DAY:
Open the manual shut-off valve on the dental office
water supply system.
With the Cavitron JET Plus Combination System OFF,
unscrew the powder bowl cap. Verify the powder bowl
is empty. Turn the system ON for 15 seconds to
eliminate residual moisture in the lines. Turn the
Shake the powder bottle well to create an even
consistency of powder mixture.
Pour enough powder into the bowl for the procedure
to be performed. With experience the Dental
Healthcare Professional will be able to determine the
amount of powder required. Do not fill above the top
of the center tube.
Secure the cap on the powder bowl.
with the tip aimed
with the tip aimed slightly distally.
Install a sterilized JET-Mate Handpiece onto the
Set the Power Level Control to minimum and the
Lavage Control to maximum.
Turn the system ON.
If powder fluffing is observed when Foot Control is
not in use, this would indicate an air leak. To correct,
turn the System OFF, remove the Powder Cap, clean
any residual powder from the O-ring seal and threads,
replace the Powder Cap, tighten, and turn the System
Hold the handpiece (without an insert or nozzle insert
installed) over a sink or drain. Activate the Purge
• The Purge button will light for two minutes indicating
proper activation of the purge function.
• If the Purge button is activated with an insert present
in the handpiece, the button will blink for 3 seconds
and disable. Remove the insert from the handpiece
and press the Purge button again.
• The Purge function can be interrupted at any time
during the two minute cycle by pressing the Purge
button again or by pressing the foot control.
After completing the purge cycle, place a sterilized
30kHz Cavitron® Ultrasonic Insert into the handpiece
and set the Power Level Control and Lavage Control to
your preferred operating position for ultrasonic
scaling. For air polishing, place a sterilized JET Air
Polishing Insert into the handpiece and adjust the
Power Level Control to Prophy Mode, and the Powder
Flow and Lavage Controls to your preferred operating
Remove the used Cavitron® Ultrasonic Insert or JET
Air Polishing Insert. Clean and sterilize following the
Infection Control Procedures that were enclosed with
Hold the handpiece over a sink or drain and activate
Purge function as described in Step 10 of the Start-Up
After the purge cycle is complete, turn the System
Remove JET-Mate handpiece, clean and sterilize
following the procedures outlined in the Cavitron
Systems Infection Control Procedures booklet that was
enclosed with your system.
Disinfect the surfaces of the cabinet, Power Cord,
Handpiece Cable, Foot Control and Cable assembly
(if applicable), Water Supply and Air Supply lines by
applying an approved non-immersion type disinfectant
solution* carefully following the instructions provided
by the disinfectant solution manufacturer. To clean
System, generously spray disinfectant solution on a
clean towel and wipe all surfaces. Discard used towel.
Dry with a clean cloth. To disinfect system, generously
spray disinfectant on a clean towel and wipe all
surfaces. Allow disinfectant solution to air dry. Never
spray disinfectant solution directly on the System.