Ultrasonic Cleaning in Dental Tooth Cap Polishing

Polishing and Processing of a Dental Tooth Cap

Polishing and Processing of a Dental Tooth Cap

Ultrasonic cleaners are found regularly in dental healthcare. The College of Dental Science (CDS) in the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has a post on polishing the surfaces of a dental tooth cap. This polishing is crucial but it requires both special manipulation and equipment. The occlusal surface needs to be processed first. Use a Busch Bud Bur to smooth the grooves. Then BBC polishing compound is used to smooth and polish the occlusal surface with a Robinson bristle brush. Ultrasonic cleaning of the cast tooth cap is then done to remove the BBC polishing compound. Finally, they describe how to polish the axial walls and margins.


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    Bob began working as a chemist in 1987 and remains a science geek to this day. After his PhD he worked on the bench in materials and inorganic chemistry for 10 years. He then took on a love for marketing and sales. He combined his passion for science and business and took entrapreneur general management positions in large corporations like Hoecsht Celanese now Sanofi Aventis, Bel-Art and Smiths Detection. There he learned what it would take to run a business and finally Tovatech was co-founded in 2006. Bob’s hobbies include playing, listening and composing music, skiing, working out, the internet and all things science.