dental disk

a thin, flat, oval, or concave circular plate with abrasive materials bonded to its surface or edge; used to polish and finish cavity preparations and for cutting or polishing dental restorations. Called also abrasive d.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • disk — 1. A round, flat plate; any approximately flat circular structure. 2. SYN: lamella (2). 3. In dentistry, a circular piece of thin paper or other material, coated with an abrasive substance, used for cutting and polishing tee …   Medical dictionary

  • Carborundum disk — a dental disk with Carborundum (silicon carbide) as the abrasive material …   Medical dictionary

  • cutting disk — a dental disk with abrasive material attached to its surfaces or edge, used for grinding or reducing teeth …   Medical dictionary

  • cuttlefish disk — a dental disk with powdered cuttlefish bone bonded to its surface and edge …   Medical dictionary

  • diamond disk — a steel dental disk with diamond chips bonded to its surface or edge …   Medical dictionary

  • emery disk — a paper or resin dental disk with emery powder attached to its surface …   Medical dictionary

  • polishing disk — a dental disk with a very fine abrasive material, used for finishing and polishing of surfaces …   Medical dictionary

  • sandpaper disk — a dental disk with pulverized silica as the abrasive material …   Medical dictionary

  • abrasive disk — dental d …   Medical dictionary

  • rag wheel — a dental disk made up of several layers of cloth stitched together and wetted down with pumice; used to polish dentures. Called also cloth disk …   Medical dictionary

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