Table 4. Equipment for Performing Dental Procedures

Necessary Equipment

Optional

  • Equipment to expose and process intraoral dental films

  • Suction

  • A high- and low-speed delivery system for air and water

  • Fiberoptic light source

  • Equipment for sterilizing instruments

  • Low and high-speed handpieces - minimum two of each

  • Burs

  • Powered scaler - ultrasonic (magnetostrictive or piezoelectric) or subsonic

  • NOTE: Tables 4, 5 and 6 were excerpted from the AAHA Dental Care Guidelines for Dogs and Cats.

    Table of Contents
    The Smile Book V
    The Oral Assessment, Treatment and Prevention Visit
    (2005)
    Jan Bellows, D.V.M. Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
    Introduction
    Getting Ready
    Anesthesia
    Oral Assessment, Treatment and Prevention
    Tables
     
    Table 1. Definitions
     
    Table 2. Materials
     
    Table 3. Instruments
     
    Table 4. Equipment
     
    Table 5. Minimum Protective Devices
     
    Table 6. Items to Include
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