Professional Dental Tools

professional dental tools

Dentists not only need to be qualified and licensed but also should have the necessary professional dental tools in their disposal. The reason being – the tools make their work easier. There are several professional tools for dentists.  To be more familiar with most of them you can visit http://www.cattanicompressors.com.au/. For the time being
here are a few categorically sorted tools:

Mouth opening tool

This tool is very much useful to keep the mouth open and to have a good observation. This tool will make dentists to not think about the surprise of mouth getting closed while examining or cleaning teeth.

Mouth mirror

Dentists use this tool to examine the condition of teeth, gums, and mouth. This will give a clear view of the parts of teeth to dentists.

Probes (Straight, Briault, Periodontal)

A straight probe is for examining cavities, fillings, and restorations. Briault probe is for checking enamel and plaque. A periodontal probe is used for measuring gum pockets.

professional dental tools

Cleaning Tools

These tools are sharp in nature and useful for cleaning teeth.

Scalars

This cleaning tool is used for removing plaque and hardened plaque (tartar) from gum and teeth.

Excavators

This tool is used to remove fillings and softened dentine.

Placing Fillings Tools

Pluggers and plastic instruments are used for placing fillings tools. Pluggers are used to pushing down and form the fillings applying a lot of pressure. Plastic instruments are used for placing fillings.

Extraction Tools

The most common tool in any dentists’ clinic is an extraction tool. They are usually extraction forceps. These everyday used tools come in different form and size for different teeth and extraction. Bayonet forceps, Cowhorn forceps, premolar forceps, root forceps are some of them.

Apart from these forceps, other tools like scissors, aspirators, scalpel, and surgical burs are also in dentists’ disposal for extraction.

Surgical Tools

Dentists have to be very precise and careful while performing dental surgery. Thus each tool in their clinic is meant for a specific purpose. Here are a few surgical tools that dentists use:
Drill

Carver

Plugger

Amalgam carrier

Spatula

Professional dental tools are very essential to perform their clinical tasks. These tools make the work of the dentist easier.