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No matter what air/water syringe tip you currently use, there are many good reasons to consider switching to the best tip. We've literally dissected the competition so that you can see the differences. Crystal Tip® is the gold standard when it comes to air/water syringe tips. Click on any of the tip images below for a detailed comparative analysis.

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Safe-Tip EZ®

Adapter Required

General Description: Manufactured by Kerr, Safe-Tip EZ® is a white plastic tip with a metal protrusion (inner core is made from sharp metal). There is a center lumen for water surrounded by a single lumen for air. Safe-Tip EZ® does not require a proprietary adapter on A-dec® or DCI® type syringes, and there are no Safe-Tip EZ® adapters available for international syringes such as Kavo®, Sirona®, etc. Crystal Tip® is directly interchangeable with Safe-Tip EZ®; however, due to the o-ring damage caused by Safe-Tip EZ's® sharp metal inner core we suggest replacing the o-ring before switching to Crystal Tip®. Free o-rings will be provided to anyone switching from Safe-Tip EZ®.

Safe-Tip EZ® vs Crystal Tip®

Questions Safe-Tip EZ® Crystal Tip®
Requires a Proprietary Adapter
Interchangable with Metal Tips
Same Length as Metal Tips
Separate Air/Water Chambers
Can See Air Chamber to Assure no Moisture
Has O-Ring Tip-Lock Groove for a Secure Fit
Can Assure Dry Air on Contact
Free Adapters
Has Dual-Body Construction
Has Exchange Program
Has Competitive Upgrade Program
Has Customer Loyalty Program
Has Crystal Rewards Program


  • Metal inner core is sharp and can cause O-Ring damage.
  • Metal inner core is sharp and can harm your patient.
  • Water leaks.
  • Weak bonding due to moisture crossover.
  • Poor spray characteristics because of inconsistent air channel.
  • Very expensive tip for non-performance.
Safe-Tip EZ® users will start to experience syringe leakage within the first 90 days. The O-Rings become damaged by the sharp metal protrusion and water is able to crossover into the air channel. Safe-Tip EZ's® sharp metal inner core is also known to accidentally protrude from the patient end of the tip which poses a safety risk. The construction makes it impossible to bend Safe-Tip EZ® thereby limiting its versatility. The lack of a Quad Air Core negatively affects the ability to deliver predictable spray patterns.