Dental Instruments

Dental instruments are tools used by dental professionals to provide dental treatment. It includes tools for examining, manipulating, restoring, and removing teeth and surrounding oral structures.

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My heart rate increases with the thought of consulting a dentist. How can I manage my tension?

Query: Hello doctor, My heart rate gets very high when I go to the doctor. I get super nervous and I need to go to the dentist my teeth are getting worse but I am too scared because I know my heart rate will get high. Just wondering if you know what they will do?  Read Full »

Dr. Geethanjali. S. S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You need not panic at all for a dental visit. All that happens in your first consultation is that the dentist checks your oral status with a mouth mirror and a hook-shaped instrument called explorer. This is the point that most of the young people get scared of. The in...  Read Full »

My dentist did not wear gloves during extraction. Is this practice safe?

Query: Hi doctor, I took my mother to a dentist. She hit the tooth hard with a hammer and chisel to remove the second molar of upper jaw. She has experience as a dentist for 30 years; still she does not wear gloves. I am wondering, is this practice safe? My mother cried during the procedure, but the dentis...  Read Full »

Dr. Shwetha Hegde

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Getting a tooth removed is a terrifying experience for all. It is the dentist's responsibility to address the patient's concerns and make them feel comfortable. Ideally, the procedure should be explained to the patient beforehand. Infection control is very important ...  Read Full »

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