Plaque And Calculus Removal: CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL / Edition 1

Plaque And Calculus Removal: CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL / Edition 1

by David Cochran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0867152850

ISBN-13: 9780867152852

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Quintessence

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867152852
Publisher:
Quintessence
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
109
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Rationale for Plaque and Calculus Removal1
Plaque1
Calculus6
2Mechanical Removal of Plaque and Calculus by the Patient13
Toothbrushes15
Brushing Techniques17
Other Toothbrushing Considerations19
Interdental Cleansing21
Interdental Devices22
Interdental Brushes28
Single-tufted Brushes30
Other Mechanical Aids31
3Mechanical Removal of Plaque and Calculus by the Professional39
Mechanical Instrumentation39
Electronic Instrumentation42
Abrasives42
Calculus Removal43
Pre-instrumentation Rinsing47
Instrumentation48
Adjuncts for Professional Calculus Removal56
Scaling/Root Planing for Special Patients59
4Powered Instruments61
Ultrasonic Instruments62
Sonic Instruments67
Air Polishing Devices68
Rotating Instruments69
5Maintenance of Instruments73
Sharpening Rationale73
Sharpening Techniques75
Sterilization76
6Chemotherapeutic Removal of Plaque and Calculus81
Chlorhexidine82
Essential Oils83
Non-ADA Approved Agents84
7Implant Considerations89
Implants and Oral Hygiene90
Plaque Removal on Implant Surfaces90
Index99

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