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Dental Instruments

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1. To administer local anesthetic

2. To remove calculous on teeth by vibration

3. To carve the occlusal anatomy

4. To examine teeth for decay

5. To smooth amalgam

6. To dry point chambers of canal

7. To select a shade for permanent restorations

8. To isolate teeth for dental procedures

9. To pack and condense amalgam

10. To mark bite and hold articulating paper in place

11. To evacuate fluid from oral cavity or surgical site

12. To replace pulp tissue

13. To extract mandibular

14. To grasp or transfer items

15. To carry and dispense amalgam

16. To anchor and stabilize dental dam

17. To grasp tissue or bone fragments

18. To clean inside walls of canal

19. To isolate the tooth

20. To mix dental materials

21. To extract maxillary

22. To place the dental dam clamp on the tooth

23. To mix large amounts of dental material

24. To carve interproximal

25. To evacuate fluid from the oral cavity

26. To remove carious dentin

27. To provide indirect vision - reflect light - retract lips - cheeks - and tongue

28. To remove large amounts of deposits

29. To rinse out the canal or socket

30. For lab use (trim crowns - etc..)

31. To remove pulp tissue from the canal

32. To polish teeth

33. To use w/slow-speed attachments

34. To punch holes in dental dam for each individual tooth

35. To cut tooth structure

36. To hold patients mouth open

37. To mark holes on the dental dam

38. To lift tooth from socket

39. To grasp and lock material for transfer into and out of oral cavity

40. To smooth amalgam

41. To cut tissue

42. Used to hold impression material

43. To suture surgical site

44. Small glass dish used to mix dental material

45. To mix dental cement

46. To evacuate large volumes of fluid and debris

47. To measure pocket depth

48. To cut tissue

49. To hold dental dam away from teeth