Sharpening Services

Hu-Friedy offers turnkey sharpening, repair and reconditioning services onsite, provided by a dedicated group of skilled technicians. Sharpening is an art, and with the busy lives of our customers, they might just prefer to send their dental instruments in to get them back as good as new.

Sharpening services are available for the following Hu-Friedy* instruments:

  • Amalgam Carriers
  • Amalgam Carvers
  • Amalgam Knives
  • Aspirators
  • Aspirator Tips
  • Bone Chisels and Curettes
  • Cavity Prep Instruments
  • Dressing Pliers
  • Elevators
  • Excavators
  • Explorers
  • Forceps
  • Hemostats
  • IMS Cassette Latch Replacement
  • IMS Cassette Rail Replacement
  • Irrigating Syringes
  • Mallets
  • Mouth Gags
  • Needle Holders
  • Nippers
  • Orthodontic Instruments (Cutters and Joint Replacement)
  • Periodontal Chisels and Knives
  • Periodontal Knives
  • Periosteals
  • Retractors
  • Rongeurs (Single and Double Action)
  • Rubber Dam Forceps
  • Rubber Dam Punches
  • Scalers and Curettes
  • Scissors
  • Serration Additions
  • Wax Carvers

*All Non Hu-Friedy instruments will be returned at the office's expense.

Replacement parts are not sold separately. In order to properly perform the required service, we request that the entire instrument be sent to our facility.

Please sterilize all instruments prior to sending in for repair. Please send all items in a puncture proof package and send by traceable means in case of loss during shipping.

Product Quality Guarantee

Any Hu-Friedy product that fails as a result of a defect in materials or poor workmanship will either be repaired or replaced, at Hu-Friedy’s sole option, at no charge. Hu-Friedy is not responsible for the performance or replacement of any Hu-Friedy product that has been misused, tampered with, modified, re-tipped, refitted in any manner or is beyond the expected life of the instrument.

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All instruments for repair can be sent to:
Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC
Attn: Technical Services
3232 N. Rockwell St.
Chicago, IL 60618