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Dental Instruments

Mouth Mirror
To provide indirect vision.
To retract lips, cheeks, and tongue.
To reflect light into the mouth.
to check teeth for decay.
cotton pliers
to grasp & transfer items and or matetrial... or materials into and out of the oral cavity.
amalgam carrier
to carry & dispense amalgam for cavity preparation.
spoon excavator
remove carius dentin.
to pack and condense amalgam into cavity preparation.
ball burnisher
to smooth amalgam for condensing.
acorn burnisher
smooth amalgam & puts more anatemy
cleiod/discoid carver
to carve occlusal anatomy into amalgam restorations.
hollenback carver
carves amalgam in between tooth
mouth prop
to keep moth open
cement spatula
to mix dental cement
lab spatula
to mix powder & liquid into a flexible bowl
to num patient
high speed hand piece
to use with bur. & to cut into tooth with decay
lowspeed hand piece
to use with slow speed attachments
matrix band
to replace missing proximal wall or wall of cavity
saliva ejector
to evacuate smaller volumes of fluid from the oral cavity
perio probe
to measure periodontal depth in millimeter incerments
prophy angle
to polish teeth for prophylaxis
to evacuatem large volumes of fluid and debris from the oral cavity
to grab tissue or bone fragments
tissue scissors
to cut tissue
utilty scissors
for lab use
irrigating stringe
to carry & dispense irrigating solution into canal for cleansing during debridement of canal
gutta percha
to fill pulp chamber after completion of canal preparation.
paper points
to dry pulp chamber of canal
surgerical suction
to evacaute fluid from the oral cavity
150 forceps
to extract central,lateral,cuspids
151 forceps
to extract mandibular central,laterals,cuspids,premolars and roots
shade guide
to select shade for tooth
straight elevator
to looosen tooth from periodontal ligaments before extraction to seperate and lift tooth out of socket
dappen dish
to hold dental material
cut tissue
barbed broach
to remove pulp tissue from canal
to sucture surgical site
dental dam clamp
to stabilize dental dam
dental dam fram
to hold dental dam away from tooth
dental dam stamp
to mark holes in dental dam
endodontic files
to grasp and lock material for transfer into and out of oral cavity
dental dam
to isolate teeth for dental procedure
endodontic locking forceps
to lock materials in place.& transfer material in & out of cavity
dental dam punch
to puch holes in dental dam for each individual tooth
dental dam forceps
to place dental dam clamp on tooth and to remove clamp afer procedure.
curved sickel scaler
to remove large amounts of deposits from supragingival surfaces
ultrasonic scaler
to remove subgingival calculus on teeth
articulating paper/holder
to check centric and later occlusion
glass slab
to mix dental cement
impression tray
to make impression on a persons mouth
to use for high speed & low speed handpiece