12. Hygiene Instruments

Hygiene Instruments

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image Universal Curettes (Curet)

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Universal Curettes are used on hygiene, periodontal, and operative tray setups.

image Universal Curettes must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Universal Curettes (Curet)

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Functions ent

Characteristics ent

Practice Note ent

Universal Curettes are used on hygiene, periodontal, and operative tray setups.

image Universal Curettes must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Langer Universal Curettes

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Langer Universal Curettes are used on hygiene and periodontal tray setups.

image Langer Universal Curettes must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Area-Specific Curettes—Anterior

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Characteristics ent

Practice Note ent

Area-Specific Curettes—Anterior are used on hygiene and periodontal tray setups.

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image Area-Specific Curettes must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Area-Specific Curettes—Posterior

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Functions ent

Characteristics ent

Practice Note ent

Area-Specific Curettes—Posterior are used on hygiene and periodontal tray setups.

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image Area-Specific Curettes must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Extended Area-Specific Curettes—Anterior

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Function ent

To scale and remove deposits in deep periodontal pockets 5 mm or deeper

Characteristics ent

Practice Note ent

Extended Area-Specific Curettes—Anterior are used on hygiene and periodontal tray setups.

image Extended Area-Specific Curettes must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Extended Area-Specific Curettes—Posterior

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Function ent

To scale and remove deposits in deep periodontal pockets (5 mm or deeper)

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Jan 8, 2015 | Posted by in Dental Nursing and Assisting | Comments Off on 12. Hygiene Instruments
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