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31-9091.00 — Dental Assistants

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Air compressors
Amalgam carriers
Bands for dental matrix
  • Matrix bands
Chemical or gas sterilizers
  • Chemiclaves
Combination furniture sets for dental procedures
  • Dental furniture units
Cosmetic dentistry curing lights or accessories
  • High-intensity lights
  • Light curing units
Dental amalgamators
  • Amalgamators
Dental articulators or accessories
  • Articulators
Dental bite blocks or wings or tabs
  • Bite blocks
Dental burs
  • Burs
Dental cutting or separating discs
  • Dental cutting instruments
Dental dam supplies
  • Molar clamps
  • Rubber dam clamp forceps
  • Rubber dam punches
  • Rubber dams
Dental depth gauges
  • Apex locators
Dental elevators
  • Root elevators
Dental examination chairs or related parts or accessories
  • Dental chairs
Dental filler contouring instruments
  • Filling instruments
Dental film processors
  • Dental x ray film processors
Dental finishing or polishing discs
  • Prophylaxis angles
Dental finishing or polishing kits
  • Denture, acrylic and porcelain polishing kits
Dental forceps
  • Cotton forceps
  • Extracting forceps
  • Splinter forceps
  • Tongue forceps
Dental formers
  • Vacuum formers
Dental hand pieces or accessories
  • Dental handpieces
  • Electric endodontic handpieces
  • Electric general dentistry handpieces
  • Electric surgical handpieces
  • High-speed handpieces
  • Rotary handpieces
  • Slow-speed dental handpieces
Dental hygiene instruments
  • Electronic calculus detectors
Dental impression trays
  • Impression trays
Dental instrument sharpening accessories
  • Instrument sharpening devices
Dental laboratory air abrasion units
  • Air abrasion units
Dental laboratory casting machines or its parts or accessories
  • Denture model presses
Dental laboratory lathes or accessories
  • Bench lathes
Dental laboratory model trimmers or accessories
  • Model trimmers
Dental laboratory vacuum units or supplies
  • Computerized pressure/vacuum casting systems
  • Power vacuum mixers
Dental lasers
  • Caries detection aids
  • Dental laser systems
Dental matrices or sets
  • Posterior matrices
Dental operatory retraction cords
  • Gingival retraction cords
Dental probes
  • Dental explorers
  • Double-ended probes
  • Single-ended periodontal probes
Dental pulp or vitality testers
  • Pulp testers
Dental radiology film
  • Bitewing film holders
Dental retainers
Dental saliva ejectors or oral suction devices or supplies
  • Evacuator systems
  • High-velocity evacuators
  • Saliva ejectors
Dental scalers or accessories
  • Dental scalers
Dental scissors
  • Collar scissors
  • Crown scissors
Dental spatulas
Dental syringe accessory kits
  • Needle holders
Dental syringes or needles or syringes with needles
  • Aspirating syringes
  • Cartridge syringes
  • Needles
Dental tooth separators
  • Orthodontic separators
Dental tweezers
Dental wedges or sets
  • Dental wedges
Dental x ray apparatus parts or kits or accessories
  • X ray machine cones
Dental x ray units
  • Dental x ray machines
  • Intraoral x ray equipment
  • Panoramic x ray equipment
Dry heat or hot air sterilizers
  • Thermal disinfectors
Electronic blood pressure units
  • Electronic blood pressure devices
Electrosurgical or electrocautery equipment
  • Electrosurgery units
Medical gas cylinders or related devices
  • Oxygen tanks
Medical radiation dosimeters
  • Radiation dosimeters
Medical radiological shielding aprons or masks or drapes
  • Lead aprons
  • Protective shielding equipment
  • Thyroid collars
Mercury blood pressure units
  • Manual blood pressure cuffs
Orthodontic appliance clasps
  • Headgear
Orthodontic brackets
Orthodontic pliers
  • Band seating pliers
  • Contouring orthodontic pliers
  • Dental crimping pliers
  • Dental pliers
  • Intraoral detailing pliers
  • Offset utility pliers
  • Straight utility pliers
  • Torqueing pliers
Orthodontic setter bands
  • Orthodontic band pushers
  • Orthodontic band slitters
Periodontal curettes
  • Gracey curettes
  • Universal curettes
Personal computers
Steam autoclaves or sterilizers
  • Autoclaves
  • Steam cleaning equipment
  • Steam sterilizers
  • Sterilizers
Surgical clamps or clips or forceps or accessories
  • Hemostatic forceps
Teeth cleaning devices or accessories
  • Air/water syringes
Ultrasonic cleaning equipment
  • Ultrasonic sterilization units


Accounting software
  • Intuit Quicken
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Medical software
  • Henry Schein Dentrix
  • Kodak Dental Systems Kodak SOFTDENT Practice management software PMS
  • Patterson Dental Supply Patterson EagleSoft
  • The Systems Workplace TDOCS
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software

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