Dental Instrument Setups

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The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the recognition, care, use and setup of instruments for basic examination, anesthesia, restoration, surgery, periodontics, endodontics, and prosthodontics.

 

 

Academy of Health Sciences
Fort Sam Houston, TX

Part 1
THE BASIC EXAMINATION AND ANESTHETIC INSTRUMENTS

Learning Objectives

Section I. INTRODUCTION

1-1. GENERAL
1-3. PARTS OF DENTAL HAND INSTRUMENTS
1-4. BLACK'S CLASSIFICATION OF INSTRUMENTS
1-5. MAINTENANCE OF CUTTING INSTRUMENTS

Section II. THE BASIC ORAL EXAMINATION

1-6. THE ORAL EXAMINATION DIAGNOSIS SERVICE
1-7. SCOPE OF ORAL DIAGNOSIS
1-8. FACILITATING PATIENT TREATMENT
1-9. INSTRUMENTS
1-10. BASIC DENTAL EXAMINATION SETUP

Section III. STANDARD PROCEDURES

1-12. ORAL EXAMINATIONS
1-13. MEDICAL HISTORIES
1-14. RADIOGRAPHS (X-RAYS)
1-16. STUDY CASTS

Section IV. ANESTHETIC INSTRUMENTS

1-19. GENERAL
1-20. INSTRUMENTS FOR LOCAL ANESTHESIA
1-21. ANESTHETIC INSTRUMENT SETUP
1-22. PROCEDURES

Assessment Exam

Part 2
RESTORATIVE INSTRUMENTS

Learning Objectives

Section I. INTRODUCTION

2-1. GENERAL
2-2. DEFINITIONS
2-3. CLASSES OF CAVITY PREPARATIONS
2-4. FACILITATING PATIENT TREATMENT

Section II. INSTRUMENTS

2-5. EXAMINATION AND DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS
2-6. LOCAL ANESTHETIC INSTRUMENTS
2-7. RUBBER DAM
2-8. SALIVA EJECTORS
2-9. MOTOR DRIVEN ROTARY INSTRUMENTS USED FOR CAVITY PREPARATION
2-10. HAND INSTRUMENTS USED FOR CAVITY PREPARATION
2-11. MATRIX RETAINERS AND BANDS
2-12. INSTRUMENTS USED IN FILLING PREPARED CAVITIES
2-13. CARVING AND FINISHING INSTRUMENTS

Section III. INSTRUMENT SETUPS AND PROCEDURES

2-14. GENERAL
2-15. PLACING A RUBBER DAM
2-16. CAVITY PREPARATION
2-17. AMALGAM RESTORATIONS WITH CEMENT BASE
2-18. COMPOSITE RESIN RESTORATIONS
2-19. INTERMEDIATE RESTORATIVE MATERIAL RESTORATIONS
2-20. GOLD ALLOY INLAYS (CROWNS)
2-21. USE OF ALTERNATE INSTRUMENTS

Assessment Exam

Part 3
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS

Learning Objectives

Section I. INTRODUCTION

3-1. GENERAL
3-2. ASEPSIS AND CLEANLINESS
3-3. THE DENTAL SPECIALIST AS AN ASSISTANT IN ORAL SURGERY

SECTION II. INSTRUMENTS

3-4. GENERAL
3-5. EXTRACTION FORCEPS
3-6. ROOT ELEVATORS
3-7. PERIOSTEAL ELEVATORS
3-8. CURETTES
3-9. RONGEUR FORCEPS
3-10. BONE FILES
3-11. BONE CHISELS
3-12. SURGICAL MALLETS
3-13. SURGICAL BURS
3-14. SCISSORS
3-15. SURGICAL KNIVES
3-16. SUTURE NEEDLES
3-17. GINGIVAL RETRACTORS
3-18. IRRIGATING SYRINGE
3-19. DENTAL ASPIRATOR
3-20. DRESSING FORCEPS
3-21. SPONGE FORCEPS
3-22. INSTRUMENT FORCEPS
3-23. HEMOSTATS
3-24. NEEDLE HOLDERS
3-25. TOWEL CLAMP
3-26. SURGICAL INSTRUMENT STAND

SECTION III. INSTRUMENT SETUPS AND PROCEDURES

3-27. GENERAL
3-28. PREPARATION TO RECEIVE THE PATIENT
3-29. PREOPERATIVE TREATMENT
3-30. EXTRACTIONS
3-31. REMOVAL OF IMPACTED TEETH
3-32. PREPARING INSTRUMENT SETUPS
3-33. ALVEOLECTOMY
3-34. FRACTURES
3-35. ASSISTING DURING SURGERY
3-36. POSTOPERATIVE CARE OF THE PATIENT

Assessment Exam

Part 4
PERIODONTIC AND ENDODONIC INSTRUMENTS

Learning Objectives

Section I. PERIODONTIC INSTRUMENTS

4-1. INTRODUCTION.
4-2. INSTRUMENTS
4-3. INSTRUMENT SETUPS AND SURGICAL PROCEDURES
4-4. COMMON PERIODONTAL DUTIES

Section II. ENDODONTIC INSTRUMENTS

4-5. GENERAL
4-6. RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DENTAL ASSISTANT
4-7. INSTRUMENTS
4-8. INSTRUMENT SETUPS AND PROCEDURES
4-9. ROOT CANAL TREATMENT (CONSERVATIVE THERAPY)
4-10. APICOECTOMY SURGICAL ENDODONTIC THERAPY
4-11. CARE AND CLEANING OF INSTRUMENTS
4-12. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Assessment Exam

Part 5
PROSTHODONIC INSTRUMENTS

Part 5 Learning Objectives

Section I. INTRODUCTION

5-1. GENERAL
5-2. PROSTHODONTIC TERMS

Section II. INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT

5-3. DESCRIPTION OF INDIVIDUAL ITEMS

Section III. PROCEDURES

5-4. GENERAL
5-5. DUTIES OF THE DENTAL ASSISTANT
5-6. COMPLETE DENTURES
5-7. JAW RELATIONSHIP RECORDS IN COMPLETE DENTURE FABRICATION
5-8. COMPLETE DENTURE TRY-IN
5-9. COMPLETE DENTURE INSERTION AND ADJUSTMENT
5-10. IMMEDIATE DENTURES
5-11. REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURES
5-12. DENTURE REPAIR, RELINE, AND REBASE

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A
TYPICAL INSTRUMENTS SETUPS.

APPENDIX B
LIST OF INSTRUMENTS USED IN RESTORATIVE PROCEDURES.


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Ancillary Content and Online Version: David L. Heiserman
Publisher: SweetHaven Publishing Services

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