Scaler (plaque attackers!)
Used to carefully scrape away any hardened plaque above the gum line.
Burnisher (aka The ‘Pretty Maker’)
Used at the end of a procedure or restoration to smooth, polish, and remove any scratches.
Curette (the cure for the common plaque)
Curettes are plaque – removers, but they’re specially shaped to work below the gum line without damaging the gums.
Suction Device (it sucks. Literally.)
Used to suck away any saliva or fluids that pool in your mouth during a procedure.
Cotton Pliers (give your dentist a hand)
Used to place and remove cotton from your mouth so your dentist doesn’t have to get in there with their fingers.