Welcome  to the
Table of Contents <ul><li>Set Up </li></ul><ul><li>Operation – Features </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>ST...
Set up  – Faceplate Legend <ul><li>A -  Anesthetic Level Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>B -  Auto Purge/Retract/Hold to  Retr...
Set Up <ul><li>  FRONT </li></ul><ul><li>Attach Foot Control </li></ul><ul><li>Tighten Securely </li></ul><ul><li>  BACK <...
Set Up <ul><li>  ANESTHETIC CARTRIDGE </li></ul><ul><li>Insert cartridge into holder </li></ul><ul><li>Press firmly until ...
Set Up <ul><li>    NEEDLE </li></ul><ul><li>Attach Luer-Lock Needle to  </li></ul><ul><li>Handpiece, if necessary  </li></...
Set Up  <ul><li>Turn counter-clockwise  </li></ul><ul><li>¼ turn </li></ul><ul><li>STA activates and purges handpiece of a...
Training Mode <ul><li>The Training Mode provides an audible explanation of the various functions of the STA </li></ul><ul>...
Auto Purge – Manual Purge <ul><li>-  STA uses Auto Purge as the default and will automatically purge air from the system w...
STA, Normal, Turbo Modes <ul><li>A - STA Mode  - uses  DPS (Dynamic  Pressure Sensing),  ControlFlo only </li></ul><ul><li...
Foot Control – 3 Flow Rates <ul><li>USE IN NORMAL,  TURBO MODES </li></ul><ul><li>Depress Pedal Slightly </li></ul><ul><ul...
Cruise Control <ul><li>In ControlFlo Rate – ONLY </li></ul><ul><li>Depress foot pedal slightly </li></ul><ul><li>After 3 B...
Aspiration <ul><li>If not needed, Aspiration can be turned  OFF , by pressing Aspirate button </li></ul><ul><li>After purg...
Volume Control  <ul><li>To Change Audible </li></ul><ul><li>Volume: </li></ul><ul><li>Press + to  increase  volume </li></...
Cartridge Volume <ul><li>LED lights indicate amount of anesthetic solution remaining </li></ul><ul><li>STA “bongs” once wh...
Multi-Cartridge <ul><li>Used for 2 nd  or 3 rd  Cartridge on Same Patient </li></ul><ul><li>While plunger is retracted, pr...
Plunger Retraction <ul><li>Plunger Retracts  Automatically :  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When  Auto Purge/Retract   Light   (A)...
Removal of Cartridge <ul><li>A – Press Hold to Retract Button for 4 seconds to retract plunger </li></ul><ul><li>B – Turn ...
Maintenance <ul><li>A plastic barrier can be used to cover the STA </li></ul><ul><li>The STA can be cleaned by spraying di...
STA- Intraligamentary Injection
STA   Dynamic Pressure Sensing (DPS) <ul><li>Informs the Dentist of Correct Injection Site (PDL Space) with Ascending Ligh...
STA- Intraligamentary Injection <ul><li>Injection Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Maxillary Teeth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distal-buc...
STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique – Part 1 <ul><li>Verify the unit is set to STA Mode </li></ul><ul><li>Break handp...
STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique – Part 2 <ul><li>Hold needle steadily in place with minimal pressure for approxim...
<ul><li>The pressure sensing LED lights will change from orange to yellow to green as pressure is increased and the inject...
STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique  <ul><li>Verify the STA mode is ON </li></ul><ul><li>Place the needle passively ...
STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique  <ul><li>Maintain the needle’s 45 o  orientation </li></ul><ul><li>As the flow o...
STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique  <ul><li>Continue to slowly move the needle apically until resistance is felt at...
STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique  <ul><li>INCORRECT TECHNIQUE </li></ul><ul><li>Wrong Needle Orientation (Too Ver...
<ul><li>Technique to Eliminate Excess Anesthetic into Patient’s Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>After administering the correct vo...
<ul><li>Recommended Dosage: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>½ Cartridge per site using 2% Lidocaine 1:100,000 epinephrine </li></ul>...
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Sta Features Training Intralig.Inject. Erc

  1. 1. Welcome to the
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Set Up </li></ul><ul><li>Operation – Features </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>STA-Intraligamentary Injection </li></ul>
  3. 3. Set up – Faceplate Legend <ul><li>A - Anesthetic Level Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>B - Auto Purge/Retract/Hold to Retract </li></ul><ul><li>C - Multi-Cartridge/Hold to Train Mode </li></ul><ul><li>D - Dynamic Pressure Indicator </li></ul><ul><li>E - STA Mode </li></ul><ul><li>F - Select Mode (Normal or Turbo) </li></ul><ul><li>G - Aspiration Button </li></ul><ul><li>H - Volume Control </li></ul><ul><li>I - Power Light </li></ul>C A D I E F G H B
  4. 4. Set Up <ul><li> FRONT </li></ul><ul><li>Attach Foot Control </li></ul><ul><li>Tighten Securely </li></ul><ul><li> BACK </li></ul><ul><li>Attach Power Cord </li></ul><ul><li>Turn Power Switch On </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wait 5 seconds for STA to Self-calibrate </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Set Up <ul><li> ANESTHETIC CARTRIDGE </li></ul><ul><li>Insert cartridge into holder </li></ul><ul><li>Press firmly until spike punctures the diaphragm </li></ul>
  6. 6. Set Up <ul><li> NEEDLE </li></ul><ul><li>Attach Luer-Lock Needle to </li></ul><ul><li>Handpiece, if necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Tighten Securely </li></ul><ul><li>Place Needle and Cap into Holder on either side of STA </li></ul>
  7. 7. Set Up <ul><li>Turn counter-clockwise </li></ul><ul><li>¼ turn </li></ul><ul><li>STA activates and purges handpiece of air </li></ul><ul><li>Lights are activated </li></ul><ul><li>CARTRIDGE HOLDER </li></ul><ul><li>Insert wings of holder into top of STA </li></ul>
  8. 8. Training Mode <ul><li>The Training Mode provides an audible explanation of the various functions of the STA </li></ul><ul><li>Use to become familiar with operating the STA </li></ul><ul><li>Enable Training Mode by pressing and holding the “Hold to Train” button for 4 seconds </li></ul>
  9. 9. Auto Purge – Manual Purge <ul><li>- STA uses Auto Purge as the default and will automatically purge air from the system when set up is complete </li></ul><ul><li>- To use Manual Purge: press the Auto Purge Button B then depress the foot pedal to purge air from the system </li></ul>B
  10. 10. STA, Normal, Turbo Modes <ul><li>A - STA Mode - uses DPS (Dynamic Pressure Sensing), ControlFlo only </li></ul><ul><li>Use Select Button to Access </li></ul><ul><li>B - Normal Mode - uses ControlFlo and RapidFlo </li></ul><ul><li>C - Turbo Mode - uses ControlFlo, RapidFlo, and TurboFlo </li></ul>A B C
  11. 11. Foot Control – 3 Flow Rates <ul><li>USE IN NORMAL, TURBO MODES </li></ul><ul><li>Depress Pedal Slightly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ControlFlo Speed (Use for Palatal and Intraligamentary injections) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Depress Pedal Moderately </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RapidFlo Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Depress Pedal Firmly </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TurboFlo Speed </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Cruise Control <ul><li>In ControlFlo Rate – ONLY </li></ul><ul><li>Depress foot pedal slightly </li></ul><ul><li>After 3 Beeps, voice prompt says “Cruise” </li></ul><ul><li>Release foot from pedal </li></ul><ul><li>Cruise Control is activated </li></ul><ul><li>STA continues at ControlFlo rate </li></ul><ul><li>Tap foot pedal, to STOP </li></ul>
  13. 13. Aspiration <ul><li>If not needed, Aspiration can be turned OFF , by pressing Aspirate button </li></ul><ul><li>After purging, STA defaults to Aspiration ON </li></ul>
  14. 14. Volume Control <ul><li>To Change Audible </li></ul><ul><li>Volume: </li></ul><ul><li>Press + to increase volume </li></ul><ul><li>Press – to decrease volume </li></ul>
  15. 15. Cartridge Volume <ul><li>LED lights indicate amount of anesthetic solution remaining </li></ul><ul><li>STA “bongs” once when ¼ cartridge is expressed, twice when ½ is expressed, and three times when ¾ is used </li></ul>
  16. 16. Multi-Cartridge <ul><li>Used for 2 nd or 3 rd Cartridge on Same Patient </li></ul><ul><li>While plunger is retracted, press Multi-Cartridge Button </li></ul><ul><li>Indicator light turns ON </li></ul><ul><li>Remove empty cartridge; replace with new one </li></ul><ul><li>Insert cartridge holder onto top of STA; continue injection </li></ul><ul><li>STA defaults to Multi-Cartridge OFF after injection </li></ul>
  17. 17. Plunger Retraction <ul><li>Plunger Retracts Automatically : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When Auto Purge/Retract Light (A) is ON </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And when cartridge is emptied or when cartridge holder is removed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plunger Retracts Manually : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When Hold to Retract Button (B) is pushed for 4+ seconds </li></ul></ul>B A
  18. 18. Removal of Cartridge <ul><li>A – Press Hold to Retract Button for 4 seconds to retract plunger </li></ul><ul><li>B – Turn cartridge holder ¼ turn clockwise to remove cartridge </li></ul><ul><li>C – Push cartridge out using finger slots at top of cartridge holder </li></ul><ul><li>Insert new cartridge and continue </li></ul>A B C
  19. 19. Maintenance <ul><li>A plastic barrier can be used to cover the STA </li></ul><ul><li>The STA can be cleaned by spraying disinfectant on a soft towel and wiping the unit. </li></ul><ul><li>Every 24 cycles the STA will remind you to “Lubricate plunger and ‘O’ ring” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extend plunger by turning unit OFF, then Press & hold Auto Purge/Retract button while turning STA unit ON </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lubricate plunger and “O” ring with silicone gel provided in each box of Wand handpieces </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Replace “O” ring if cracked or deteriorated </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to learn about the other state-of-the-art injections administered with the STA , such as the AMSA & P-ASA, on the web site: STAis4U.com </li></ul>
  20. 20. STA- Intraligamentary Injection
  21. 21. STA Dynamic Pressure Sensing (DPS) <ul><li>Informs the Dentist of Correct Injection Site (PDL Space) with Ascending Lights and Sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Informs the Dentist if the Needle has Left the Correct Site. </li></ul><ul><li>Informs the Dentist if the Needle has been Blocked. </li></ul><ul><li>All Feedback Information in Real Time. </li></ul>
  22. 22. STA- Intraligamentary Injection <ul><li>Injection Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Maxillary Teeth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distal-buccal & Mesial-buccal Line Angles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mandibular Teeth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distal-lingual & Mesial-lingual Line Angles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Buccal Bifurcation on some Lower Molars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Always Start on Distal then Mesial </li></ul>
  23. 23. STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique – Part 1 <ul><li>Verify the unit is set to STA Mode </li></ul><ul><li>Break handpiece short to achieve better access </li></ul><ul><li>Bend needle towards bevel about 10-15 o </li></ul><ul><li>Orient needle bevel towards the tooth and approach tooth at about 45 o angle </li></ul><ul><li>Place needle in gingival sulcus </li></ul><ul><li>Initiate Cruise Control after 3 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Gently and slowly move the needle apically until resistance is felt </li></ul>
  24. 24. STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique – Part 2 <ul><li>Hold needle steadily in place with minimal pressure for approximately 15 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Ascending tones and lights will indicate the needle is in the correct injection site, the periodontal ligament space </li></ul><ul><li>If ascending tones and lights are not initiated after 15 seconds, move needle slightly until the correct position is attained and lights and tones are seen and heard </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>The pressure sensing LED lights will change from orange to yellow to green as pressure is increased and the injection site is maintained </li></ul><ul><li>When the lights attain the middle to high yellow zone, there is a good probability of successful anesthesia </li></ul><ul><li>When the lights attain the green zone, there is a high probability of successful anesthesia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The STA will announce “PDL” and a series of repeating tones will sound indicating a successful needle position </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If excessive pressure is exerted or the needle is blocked, the STA will announce “Over Pressure” and the unit will stop. Restart the injection if this occurs. </li></ul>STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique – Part 3
  26. 26. STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique <ul><li>Verify the STA mode is ON </li></ul><ul><li>Place the needle passively in the gingival sulcus at about a 45 o orientation to the vertical </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the bevel towards the tooth </li></ul>
  27. 27. STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique <ul><li>Maintain the needle’s 45 o orientation </li></ul><ul><li>As the flow of anesthetic is started and Cruise Control is engaged, slowly and gently move the needle apically </li></ul>
  28. 28. STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique <ul><li>Continue to slowly move the needle apically until resistance is felt at the top of the PDL space </li></ul><ul><li>Hold the needle in place with minimal pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Wait for the STA sound and light indicators to begin </li></ul>
  29. 29. STA- Intraligamentary Injection Technique <ul><li>INCORRECT TECHNIQUE </li></ul><ul><li>Wrong Needle Orientation (Too Vertical, not 45 o ) </li></ul><ul><li>Needle too deep into the PDL space </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive Pressure on Needle </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Technique to Eliminate Excess Anesthetic into Patient’s Mouth </li></ul><ul><li>After administering the correct volume on an injection site, hit and release the foot pedal to enter the Aspiration Mode, which is six Beeps. </li></ul><ul><li>After the Third Beep remove the needle from the mouth and direct the needle towards the patient’s bib, as a small amount of anesthetic will exit. </li></ul>STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique – Part 4
  31. 31. <ul><li>Recommended Dosage: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>½ Cartridge per site using 2% Lidocaine 1:100,000 epinephrine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>¼ Cartridge per site using 4% Articaine 1:200,000 epinephrine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Duration: 40-60 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>This injection is contraindicated on a tooth with active advanced periodontal disease </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to learn about the other state-of-the-art injections administered with the STA , such as the AMSA & P-ASA, on this web site: STAis4U.com </li></ul>STA-Intraligamentary Injection Technique

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