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Dental Instruments

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1. To mix large amounts of dental material

2. To remove carious dentin

3. To smooth amalgam

4. Used to hold impression material

5. To remove calculous on teeth by vibration

6. To use w/slow-speed attachments

7. To anchor and stabilize dental dam

8. To mix dental materials

9. To grasp or transfer items

10. To hold patients mouth open

11. To polish teeth

12. To carve the occlusal anatomy

13. To replace pulp tissue

14. To evacuate fluid from the oral cavity

15. To extract mandibular

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

17. To pack and condense amalgam

18. To cut tissue

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

20. To carry and dispense amalgam

21. To dry point chambers of canal

22. To mark bite and hold articulating paper in place

23. To remove large amounts of deposits

24. To rinse out the canal or socket

25. To mix dental cement

26. To smooth amalgam

27. To select a shade for permanent restorations

28. To cut tissue

29. To extract maxillary

30. To carve interproximal

31. To hold dental dam away from teeth

32. To isolate teeth for dental procedures

33. To suture surgical site

34. To lift tooth from socket

35. To remove pulp tissue from the canal

36. Small glass dish used to mix dental material

37. To isolate the tooth

38. To mark holes on the dental dam

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

40. To clean inside walls of canal

41. To administer local anesthetic

42. To examine teeth for decay

43. To evacuate fluid from oral cavity or surgical site

44. To place the dental dam clamp on the tooth

45. To cut tooth structure

46. To evacuate large volumes of fluid and debris

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

48. To measure pocket depth

49. To grasp tissue or bone fragments