Accession Number:

ADA025167

Title:

The Sharpening of Scaling Instruments. II. A Preferred Technique.

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for Feb 75-May 76,

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY MEDICAL CENTER WASHINGTON D C ARMY INST OF DENTAL RESEARCH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-05-19

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A preferred procedure for sharpening scalers and curettes is described in detail powered rotary stones are used to grind the sides of the blade. Selected sharpening materials are discussed and evaluated and the control and removal of edge burrs described. A regular sharpening schedule simplifies sharpening and extends useful life of the armamentarium. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE