Burs Made Simple

Quick Guide for iM3 Burs

Friction Grip (FG) Burs
Normally used in high speed handpieces. FG burs have a “rounded end” and fit all standard high speed handpieces. Maximum speed 400,000 rpm.

Right Angle (RA) Burs
Have a 22 mm long shank and a small notch at the end of the shank for locking the bur in place. These burs are commonly used in electric micromotors and low speed air driven handpieces. 20,000 - 30,000 RPM. Please note that these burs do not fit into iM3 high speed handpieces.

Friction Grip (FG) Surgical Length Burs
These burs are 25 mm long and suitable for use in LED Advantage high speed handpieces. The extra length provides greater access in larger mouths.

Round Burs
Round burs are used for removing bone and drilling holes.

Crosscut Taper Fissure Burs
These burs are used for sectioning teeth.

HP Burs
These burs are suitable for rabbit dentistry and orthopaedics. HP bur shanks are 44.5 mm long, providing the extra length needed for use in large companion or domestic animals and exotic animals.

HP burs are used in the low speed handpiece fitted with a 1:1 straight nose cone. These large burs can drill through thick bone for surgical, orthopaedic and endodontic work.

iM3 Dental Bur - Essentials

Friction grip (FG) burs are normally used in high speed handpieces. iM3 recommends disposing of burs between each patient to reduce turbine wear of the high speed handpiece.

FG Round Bur
Pack of 5 autoclavable burs
For removing bone and drilling holes.
iM3 recommends size 2 & 4 for cats and small dogs, and size 4 & 6 for larger dogs.

FG Crosscut Taper Fissure Bur
Pack of 5 autoclavable burs
For sectioning teeth.
iM3 recommends size 699 & 701L for cats and small dogs, and size 702L for larger dogs.

FG Surgical Length Burs
Pack of 5 autoclavable burs
The extra length provides greater
access in large mouths.
Surgical length burs are 25 mm long and not suitable for all highspeed handpieces and may void the warranty.

 

Please check the technical data for the handpiece you use or consult iM3 on the use of Surgical burs.

Introducing the Essentials Bur Set from iM3, the perfect starting point for veterinary dentistry. Dental burs are crucial tools that should be changed between patients for optimal hygiene and performance. With the wide variety of burs required in veterinary dentistry, it can be overwhelming to find the right ones.

iM3 Veterinary Essentials Bur Set simplifies the process and provides you with everything you need.


The BURS01 kit includes six of each of the six most important burs for basic extractions. To keep your burs organized and easily accessible, we've included a convenient bur holder with the reorder codes printed on the side. When you run out of a particular bur, simply contact iM3 or visit our website to quickly re-order.


In this kit, you'll find the FG round Bur, which is designed for bone removal and drilling holes. It includes round sizes 2, 4, and 6, catering to different patient sizes. iM3 recommends sizes 2 and 4 for use with small dogs and cats, while sizes 4 and 6 are ideal for larger dogs.


We also include the FG Crosscut Taper Fissure Bur, specially designed for sectioning teeth. This bur type is essential for various dental procedures. The kit includes x-cut sizes 699, 701 L, and 702L. iM3 recommends sizes 699 and 701L for use with small dogs and cats, while size 702L is recommended for larger dogs.

iM3 also offers Veterinary Dental Bur Diamonds (BURS02) and Veterinary Dental Bur Mixed Set (BURS03).

Veterinary Dental Bur Diamonds (BURS02) is a comprehensive set of diamond burs which includes six of each of the six most popular diamond burs.

Mixed set bur

Veterinary Dental Bur Mixed Set (BURS03) is a hybrid set of popular extraction burs and diamond burs includes six of each of the three most popular cross-cut taper fissure burs, and six of each of the three most popular diamond burs.