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Dental Instruments

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

2. To isolate teeth for dental procedures

3. To select a shade for permanent restorations

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

5. To mark holes on the dental dam

6. To carry and dispense amalgam

7. To cut tissue

8. To mix large amounts of dental material

9. To replace pulp tissue

10. To smooth amalgam

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

12. To mark bite and hold articulating paper in place

13. Used to hold impression material

14. To cut tissue

15. To extract maxillary

16. To hold patients mouth open

17. To carve the occlusal anatomy

18. To remove pulp tissue from the canal

19. To polish teeth

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

21. To hold dental dam away from teeth

22. To rinse out the canal or socket

23. To remove calculous on teeth by vibration

24. To place the dental dam clamp on the tooth

25. To cut tooth structure

26. To administer local anesthetic

27. To isolate the tooth

28. To anchor and stabilize dental dam

29. To evacuate large volumes of fluid and debris

30. To remove large amounts of deposits

31. To grasp tissue or bone fragments

32. To lift tooth from socket

33. Small glass dish used to mix dental material

34. To grasp or transfer items

35. To suture surgical site

36. To pack and condense amalgam

37. To clean inside walls of canal

38. To use w/slow-speed attachments

39. To evacuate fluid from oral cavity or surgical site

40. To dry point chambers of canal

41. To mix dental materials

42. To carve interproximal

43. To remove carious dentin

44. To evacuate fluid from the oral cavity

45. To smooth amalgam

46. To measure pocket depth

47. To mix dental cement

48. To examine teeth for decay

49. To extract mandibular