Dental Instruments Guide
Whether you’re new to the dental field or getting up to speed in dentistry, our user-friendly Dental Instruments Guide is for you. This guide will help you recognize dental instruments at-a-glance and describe their functions with accurate terminology.
This comprehensive Dental Instruments Guide provides definitions, images and common uses for dental instruments in all areas of general and specialty dentistry. Whether you’re new to the field or getting up to speed for a different role at work, this guide will help you recognize dental instruments at-a-glance and describe their functions with accurate terminology.
Organized by categories — including endodontic, laboratory, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontic, pediatric, periodontal, prosthodontic, radiology and restorative instruments — the instruments are also viewable alphabetically, so you can learn in different ways, from focusing on a specific field to reviewing the tools from A to Z.
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After reviewing the guide, you will be able to:
- Recognize and describe dental instruments and their function
- Demonstrate accurate terminology when identifying dental instruments
- Identify instruments commonly used in various types of dental specialties
Subject Matter Experts
Ms. Brett is the Campus Director of Academic Affairs with ECPI University. Previously, Ms. Brett was the Dental Assisting Program Director and Curriculum Chair. She has worked in numerous aspects of dentistry, including serving as a dental hygienist and dental sales representative. She is a dedicated volunteer with numerous oral health organizations to include Virginia Mission of Mercy. Ms. Brett held previous positions and is an active member in the American Dental Assistants Association, the American Dental Hygienists Association, and the Tidewater Dental Hygienists Association. Ms. Brett also holds a certificate in dental assisting and a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from Old Dominion University. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Ms. Jorgensen owns Smith & Jorgensen, a dental consulting company that focuses on training in infection prevention and control and dental clinic efficiency. She is also employed at Portland Community College, and teaches in the Integrated Community Dental Assisting Program. Ms. Jorgensen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.