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Dental Instruments Practice Test

This dental instruments practice test is a must-have resource for any dental professional brushing up on the tools of the trade. Quiz your knowledge of commonly used dental instruments and their definitions and standard uses in the field.


Course Overview

Practice Test Questions
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Improve your understanding of commonly used dental instruments by quizzing yourself with this versatile bank of questions that includes descriptions, images and standard uses of tools in all areas of general and specialty dentistry. Whether you're new to the field, moving to a different role, or simply want to expand your knowledge, this practice test will help you recognize dental instruments at a glance and describe their functions with accurate terminology.

The interactive practice test offers more than 275 questions covering hand instruments, accessories, and rotary and rotary cutting instruments. A variety of review methods help customize your experience to your personal learning style. Plus, you’ll be able to flag questions to come back to and identify areas that you may need to spend more time reviewing.

Course Credentials

August 2021

Course Compatibility

Desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone

After completing this practice test, 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.