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1

Calculus removal stroke: Angulation for insertion

40 degrees

2

Calculus removal stroke: Angulation for calculus removal stroke

60 degrees- 80 degrees
70 degree ideal

3

For insertion angulation of caclulculus removal instrument should you use a
1. Close angle
2. Open angle

Close angle

4

Open angle is allowed during
1. Activation
2. Insertion

Activation

5

After activating a calculus removal stroke it is important to ___ hand

RELAX

6

___ motion while applying pressure with calc removal instruments during activation

wrist

7

* During activation stroke a clinician has a open angle of >80 and then starts using not opened enough angle <60

This is going to lead to?

Burnished calculus
Uncontrolled activation-slipping
Tissue trauma

8

Angulation established for activation

When utilizing an area specific curet, the terminal shank will be ___ to the long axis of the tooth when the correct angulation for activation has been established.

parallel

9

Lateral Pressure:
Pressure exerted by the ____ or ___ against the instrument handle during the calculus removal stroke

thumb or index

10

Lateral pressure allows the cutting edge to be “locked” onto the tooth surface ___ to the calculus deposit.

apical

11

While activating and removing calculus you must be applying pressure with the ___ equal to lateral pressure

fulcrum

12

Stroke Activation is a ___ MOTION and ___ on FULCRUM

wrist
pivot

13

Calculus removal is 1-2mm controlled ___

a.Chip
b. bite
c. shave

Bite