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1

Mouth mirror

•To provide indirect vision
•To retract lips, cheek, tongue
•Reflects light into mouth

2

Explorer

To examine teeth for decay (caries), calculus, furcations, or other abnormalities

3

Cotton Forceps (Pliers)

To grasp or transfer items and/or material into and out of the oral cavity

4

Spoon Excavators

•To remove carious dentin
•secondary function:
- remove temporary crowns
-remove temporary cement in temporary restoration
-remove permanent crown during try-in

5

Dycal instrument (liner applicator)

To place calcium hydroxide or glass ionomer in cavity preparation

6

Condensor (plugger)
-smooth and serrated

•to pack and condense amalgam
•to pack and condense other restorative materials
•to pack and condense temporary filling material

7

Woodson

• Paddle end: to carry and place temporary restorative material for cavity preparation

• Plugger end: to condense restorative material

8

Burnisher
-Football and Acorn

•to smooth amalgam after condensing
•to contour matrix band before placement
•to perform initial carving of amalgam
•to burnish other restorative material
•to burnish temporary filling material

9

Burnisher
-Beavertail

•to smooth amalgam after condensing
•to perform initial carving of amalgam
•to invert dental dam
•to burnish other restorative materials
•to burnish temporary filling material

10

Carvers
-Discoid Cleoid

•to carve occlusal anatomy into amalgam restorations
•to contour and carve occlusal and inter-proximal anatomy in other restorative and temporary filling materials

11

Articulating paper holder

•to hold articulating paper in place
•to check centric and lateral occlusion

12

Tofflemire
-matrix band retainer

To maintain stability of matrix band during condensation of restoration material for class to prep

13

Composite placement instrument
-plastic instrument

•to carry composite material for cavity preparation
•to place, condense, and carve composite material in cavity preparation

14

Spatula
-flexible mixing spatula

To mix dental materials