This dental clinic page comprises information about dental assistant careers in the United States of America plus a photo of a smiling dental assistant standing in a dental exam room.
A variety of different sized and colored dental burs are neatly stored next to other dental equipment, including a mirror. After the dentist diagnoses your dental issue, he or she will choose an appropriate bur before the dental drill comes to life.
A close-up photograph of a dental drill, a common piece of dental equipment, makes it easy to see the detail of the bur. A dental hygienist will use this handheld instrument to smooth and round cavities in the teeth so they can be correctly filled.
A close-up shot shows a metal dental syringe upon a white table. This type of syringe supplies air and/or water to the oral cavity for flushing debris away from the area that the dentist is working on.
Dental burs are handpiece attachments that cut, polish, or finish a tooth during the dental procedure. A dental bur comprises a head, a neck, and a shank.