How Long Should a Diamond Bur Last?

long lasting gold diamond burs

While it’s difficult to pinpoint an exact time frame for the life of a diamond bur, a study published in the Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics stated that typical diamond burs need to be changed after five teeth preparations. You can’t afford for your diamond burs to lose cutting power after every use. Therefore, it’s vital to invest in high-quality gold diamond burs, sharpen them regularly and follow all maintenance instructions.

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