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16 terms

124L Composite Instruments ID

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Mouth Mirror
Indirect vision; light reflection; retration of tongue and cheek; tissue protection
Explorer
Detects Calculus, decay, or fractures on surface of the teeth
Cotton Forceps
Carry, place and retrieve small objects
Spoon Excavator (lg and sm)
Removal of soft dentin, debris, and decay from the tooth
Hatchet
Cut enamel, clean and smooth walls and floor for tooth preparation
Hoe
Planes the walls and floor of tooth preparation
Angle Former
Defines point angles and sharpens line angles of cavity preparation
Chisel (Straight and Wedelstaedt)
Plane and shape enamel and dentin walls in cavity preparation in anterior teeth
Gingival Margin Trimmer (mesial and distal)
Cuts enamel and place bevels around gingival preparation (gingival margin)
Composite Carrying Instrument
For carrying dental materials to prepared tooth
Finishing interproximal knife
To carve excess composite from interproximal area
Scalpel
To carve excess composite from interproximal area
Burnisher
To smooth surfaces of freshly placed composite restoration
Articulating Paper Holder
Hold articulating paper to check occlusion of restoration
Celluloid Strip/Clear Matrix
Provides temporary wall for restoration
Finishing Strip
Shape and smooth interproximal surfaces of restoration