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Mod D Unit II


The section of the instrument that connects the handle to the working end. Part of a rotary bur that fits into handpiece; may be plain or have a latch-notched end Shank
Part of the instrument that preforms the instrument's function. Also called the blade or nib; rounded end is the toe, pointed end is the tip Working End
Materials that cut or grind a surface leaving grooves and a rough surface; in powder or paste form. Abrasives
A tray device used to hold the small rotary instruments during use at the chair and wile being sterillized; may metallic or resin and have or not have a cover. Bur Block
A non-invasive laser scan that detects early decay in occlusal areas. Caries Detection Scanner
Chair appliance, usually electrically powered, that rises, lowers and tilts to provide easy accesss and proper vision;may be a lounge or upright chair style. Most chairs are operated by foot controls to eliminate hand use and contamination. Dental chair
Heat produced when a moving surface contacts another. Frictional Heat
Smooth-ended bur, held in the handpiece by the friction grip chuck Friction-Grip Shank
Rotary bur that fits into a right or contra-angled handpiece Latch-Type Bur
Rods of various lengths used in low speed handpieces, mandrels are available in three shanks; latch, friction grip, or straight. Rotary instrument that holds abrasive or treated wheels and disks. Mandrels
Connection area between the shank and the working end or head of the bur Neck
Cut part off, lop off; shortened burs Truncated
A technique used for specific dental procedures to remove micro amounts of tooth sturcure in the cavity preperation. Air Abrasion
A small metal cylinder in the head of the hand piece that holds rotary instruments. Chuck
Attached head for the low-speed handpiece; contra-angles hold burs, discs, stones, rubber cups and brushes for intraoral and extraoral procedures; types of Tofflemire retainer, placed on the lingual side, angled slightly to clear the anterior teeth Contra-Angle
A high-intensity light that hardens or sets many dental materials Curing Light
Specific slow or high speed handpiece that supplies a light source to the operative site for improved vision Fiver Optic Handpiece
Handpices used to rapidly cut tooth structure and finish restorations; rotates between 10,000 and 800,000 rpm High-Speed Handpiece
Handpieces used to polish teeth and restorations, remove soft carious material, and define cavity margins and walls; achieve between 6,000 and 25,000 rpm Low-Speed Handpiece
Device to hold matrix band in place during use Matrix Holder
Small prophalaxis handpiece rotary angle with a 90-degree angle head; has a limited opening in the working end for polishing cups or brush placement Prophy Angle Handpiece (PHP)
Foot pedal on a dental handpiece that controls handpiece speed. Rheostat
Layout of dental equiptment and material Armamentarium
Thin bladed hand instrument used to remove decay or carve newly placed restorative material; blade faces come in various shapes; a popular type is the Hollenback Carver
Double ended instrument used for excavating or carving Cleoud/Discoid Carver
Hand instrument for removing subgingival calculus, smoothing the root surface, and remove the soft tissue lining of the peridontal pocket. Round-tipped blade instrument with a longer extended neck and two cutting edges Curette
Instrument with combination ends, one an explorer and the other a periodontal probe end Expro
A double-ended instrument with a probe-marking tip on one end and a pen on the opposite end Pen-Probe
Instruments used to remove gingival tissue during periodontal surgery; also known as gingivectomy knives Periodontal Knives
Calivrated instrument used to measure the debths of periodontal pockets, ares of recession, bleeding, or exudate; primary instrument in periodontal examinations Peridontal Probe
Cutting instrument; may be one piece or have a handle and detachable blade Scaplel
Hand instrument use to cary plastic (moveable) amalgam to a restorative site Amalgam Carriers
Formula developed by G.V Black to standardize the exact size and angulation of an instrument Blacks Formula
Hand instrument with cutting edge that is used to cut away enamal tissue Chisels
Tweezer-like pinchers used to transport materials to or from the mouth Cotton Forceps
Sharp pick end instrument of various shapes and angles, used to detect small caries Explorer
Hand instrument use to remove decayed matter from prep site Excavator
Used for relection, retraction and visual ovservation; supplied in various sizes and may have plain faces or faces that magnify the view; some are solid, one piece; others have cone screw-in handles Mouth Mirror
The handle of the instrument Shaft
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