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3. Surgical Instruments

3-4. GENERAL

The most frequently performed procedure in oral surgery is the extraction of teeth. A large proportion of oral surgery instruments are designed and used for the extraction of teeth and tooth roots and the associated removal and contouring of alveolar bone. Commonly used oral surgery instruments and equipment are discussed in this lesson.

The instrument and materials setups illustrated in this lessonare typical and may be varied as necessary.


David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015