Figure 4-6. - Amalgam carriers.
Figure 4-7. - Amalgam condensers.
called acorn carvers) are used to quickly carve the basic anatomy on occlusal surfaces. As with condensers, dentists also have favorite carvers that they use routinely. You must know the dentist's preference so that you can have the desired instrument ready when it is needed.
When the carving is complete, the dentist may use burnishers to smooth and polish the restoration, and to remove scratches left on the amalgam surface by a carving instrument. Burnishers have smooth roundedContinue Reading