Sharpening Service & Repair

Hu-Friedy offers turnkey sharpening, repair and reconditioning services onsite, provided by a dedicated group of skilled technicians. This group possesses over 200 years of combined instrument knowledge and can manage a wide range of repairs and refurbishing needs.

Please fill out the Sharpening & Repair Form and then call our Repairs Technical Care Team at 1-888-TecTech (1-888-832-8324) or email us at to obtain a returns communication number to arrange for your products to be sent into Hu-Friedy.

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 Carvers
  • Amalgam Knives
  • Bone Chisels and Curettes
  • Cavity Prep Instruments
  • Elevators
  • Excavators
  • Explorers
  • Nippers
  • Orthodontic Instruments
  • Periodontal Chisels and Knives
  • Periodontal Knives
  • Periosteal
  • Retractors
  • Rongeurs (Single and Double Action)
  • Scalers and Curettes
  • Scissors
  • Wax Carvers

Hu-Friedy offers repair services for the following Hu-Friedy* instruments:

  • Amalgam Carriers
  • Aspirators
  • Aspirator Tips
  • Dressing Pliers
  • Forceps
  • Hemostats
  • IMS Cassette Latch Replacement
  • IMS Cassette Rail Replacement
  • Irrigating Syringes
  • Mallets
  • Mouth Gags
  • Needle Holders
  • Orthodontic Instruments
  • Retractors
  • Rongeurs (Single and Double Action)
  • Rubber Dam Forceps
  • Rubber Dam Punches
  • Serration Additions
  • Sidekick Sharpener
  • Ultrasonic Inserts
  • Ultrasonic Magnetostrictive & Piezo Generators

*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, including all components/parts, be sent to our facility

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

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

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.