Chap. 32-34 Dental
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Chap. 32-34 Dental
What are the different areas of the office?
Front Office, Reception, Operatories, Sterilization, Utility Room, X-ray, Supply Room, Consultation Room, Lab, Technology, Handpieces and Small Equipment.
What temp should the reception area be?
What temp should it be in the clinical areas?
68 F to 70 F.
the back of the chair is positioned at a 90 degree angle.
Patient is positioned as if lying down.
Patient's head is lower than their feet.
Dental unit is positioned over the patient's chest.
Either side of the patient's chair.
Positioned behind the dental chair near the back of the patient's head.
Operates and controls the speed of the handpieces.
How does the air-water syringe function?
Delivers a steam of water, delivers a steam of air, deliverys a combined spray of air and water.
What should you do in the morning routine?
Turn on all equipment. x-ray machine, sterilizer, evacuator.
is used for less-invasive procedures, like routine cleanings, placement of sealants, and fluoride application.
most assistants will used this because it has a larger head and can clean saliva a lot faster.
used to harden or cure light sensitive dental materials.
electrical machine used to mix materials by shaking the capsule that holds the ingrediants.
Central Vacuum Compressor-
provides the suction for oral evauation systems. Consists of two parts, compresor and vacuum tank.
creates the flow of air in the central vacuum compressor.
screens the flow of air to create suction.
How far should the assistant be above the dentist?
4 to 6 inches.
Classif. of Movements: Class I:
Move ment of fingers only.
Classfi. of Movement: Class II:
Movement of fingers and wrist.
Classfi. of Movements: Class III:
Movement of fingers, wrist, and elbow.
Classfi. of Movements: Class IV:
Use of the entire arm and shoulder.
Classfi. of Movements: Class V:
Use of the entire torso.
What does the number mean on an instrument?
Width, Length, Angle.
Hand instruments are designed with three parts:
handle, shank, working end.
Instruments are designed to have a_____
larger handle in circumference as well as padding for a better grip.
the thickness of the shank dictates the amount of pressure can be applied to the intrument without breakage.
The instruments used in restorative procedures are classified into four categories:
examination, hand cutting, restorative, and acessory.
allows the operator to examine the health status of the oral cavity. (mouth mirror, exployers, cotton pliers, periodontal probe)
hand cutting instruments-
allows the operator to remove decay manually and to smooth, finish, and prepare the tooth structure for its final restoration. (Evacuator, hoe, chisel, hatchet, gingival margin trimmer)
allows the operator to restore a tooth by placing, condensing and carving a dental material to the anatomy of the tooth.
are miscellaneous instruments and items that are used in the procedure. (Scissors, spatulas, amalgam well, howe pliers, articulating paper holder.)
indirect vision, light reflection, retraction and tissue protection.
Amalgam carrier, condenser, burnisher, carver, Hollenback carver.
composite placement, The Woodson.
exam, amalgam, composite, crown&bridge, endodontic, surgical.
left to right. Basic, additional examination instruments, hand cutting, restorative, and accessory.