Dental suction unit serve as a source of under pressure for dental appliances. It can be used for all types of dental unit equipped with a suction unit. Suction units in dentistry are used to remove saliva, fluids and other debris while performing dental procedures.
There are two types of dental suction units, the high-volume evacuation system and the saliva ejectors. aliva ejectors are small and allow easier accessibility. Saliva ejectors are used frequently for daily procedures such as scaling and restorations. The high-volume suction is used in surgical procedures. Care must be taken to ensure prevention of bacterial colonization in the unit, tubing, valves and other parts of the suction unit. Patients must be advised to not wrap their mouth over the saliva ejector as it may with cause backflow of the contents inside the tubing back into the mouth.