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Dental instruments

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dental instruments are tools that dental professionals use to provide dental treatment. They include tools to examine, manipulate, treat, restore and remove teeth and surrounding oral structures. Standard instruments are the instruments used to examine, restore and extract teeth and manipulate tissues.- more details

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Operative Instruments

From UF College of Dentistry

One in a series of instructional videos in dental assisting. These videos were produced by the University of Florida College of Dentistry Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Sciences with grant funding from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. John Bidwell is a courtesy faculty member at the UF College of Dentistry, a staff dentist at the Leon County Department of Health and a faculty member of the Tallahassee Community College where he teaches dental assisting. We appreciate the support of Dr. Bidwell and all of the organizations involved in creating these materials.

Sterilization of Dental Instruments

From Katie Stanfield

Scary, nasty, and shocking

The author shares personal research into instrument retipping

By Emily Boge, RDH, BS

What does a hygienist purchase when he or she purchases a new dental scaler, explorer, probe, curette, or file? What thought process went into the creation of the instrument? What intricacies set that instrument apart from other instruments that can be perceived to "all do the same thing"? What happens when the standards of manufacturing these medical devices are breached, and the instrument is altered in shape, quality, balance, size, and materials? Do these changes affect the disinfection and sterilization standards our offices have in place to ensure the safety of our patients? These were my concerns as I dug deeper to find what I didn't know about instrument retipping. more read

Instrument processing efficiency

By John A. Molinari, PhD 

INSTRUMENT PROCESSING AND RE CIRCULATION involve a complex series of events. Appropriate cleaning, packaging, sterilization, and storage practices are essential to ensure contaminated items are appropriately treated and safe for patient care. Health professional organizations and agencies provide evidence-based infection control guidelines to assist in addressing instrument processing. Equipment advances and product development continue to promote increased instrument processing efficiency and personal safety. Many of these improvements can be substituted for or enhance less efficient practices used during instrument processing. The following discussion will briefly review a few important infection prevention recommendations for dental settings that are sometimes overlooked.more read

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