Dental instruments are the tools that dental professionals use to provide dental treatment. They include tools to examine, manipulate, restore and remove teeth and surrounding oral structures. Standard instruments are the instruments used to examine, restore and extract teeth and manipulate tissues.
Any instrument used in the practice of dentistry including a variety of hand or machine-driven cutting instruments for soft and calcified tissues, forceps, elevators, clamps, reamers, wire pliers, pluggers, carvers, explorers, and other instruments unique to the dental specialties (oral surgery, endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, and restorative dentistry).
Related Journals of Dental Instruments
Dental Implants and Dentures: open access, Oral Hygiene & Health, Oral Health Case Reports, The Journal of American Dental Association, Journal of Dentistry