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Procedure steps for the Composite Procedure. This does not include pictures of the instruments.

Basic Set Up

Mouth Mirror
Explorer
Cotton Pliers

Anesthetize

Topical Gel
Cotton Tip Applicator
2x2 gauze
Aspiratin Syringe
Needles
Carpules

Rinse

Air/Water Syringe
High Volume Evacuator
Saliva Ejector

Take a tooth shade

Tooth shade guide

Isolate

Rubber Dam Napkin
Rubber Dam
Rubber Dam Punch
Rubber Dam Clamp
Rubber Dam Frame
Rubber Dam Forceps
Scissors & Floss

Excavate

Conta Angle Highspeed Friction Grip Handpiece
Carbide Burs
Hatchets
Hoes
Spoon Excavators
Chisels
& Gingival Margin Trimmers

Cavity Liner

Calcium Hydroxide or Dycal
Mixing Pad or Glass Slab
Mixing Spatula
Calcium Hydroxide or Dycal Instrument

Base

Zinc Phosphate or IRM
Mixing Pad or Glass Slab
Mixing Spatula
Woodson

Acid Etch

Acid Etch & Rinse

Place Matrix Band

Matrix Retainer with Celluloid strip

Place Wedge

Wedge

Bond

Unidose Bonding or
Multidose Bonding with Composite Dappen Dish

Light Cure

Curing Light

Place Composite/Resin

Composite Gun or
Composite Syringe
Applied with Composite Instruments

Light Cure

Curing Light

Remove Matrix Band & Wedge

Remove Matrix Band
Remove Wedge

Finish

Finishing burs
Finishing Strips

Remove Rubber Dam

Remove Rubber Dam

Check the Bite

Articulating Forceps
Articulating Paper

Polish

Polishing Paste
Polishing Burs
Polishing Strips

Clean the Tooth

With 2x2 Gauze

Clean the Patient

With 2x2 Gauze

Dismiss the Patient

Walk Patient to the front desk for them to pay for their visit and schedule next appointment.

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