Dental tools, Human tooth and environment

Ahmed, Waqar orcid iconORCID: 0000-0003-4152-5172, Jackson, Mark J., Sein, Htet, Rego, Cristopher A., Elhissi, Adbelbary, Phoenix, David Andrew and Crean, Stjohn orcid iconORCID: 0000-0001-9336-8549 (2014) Dental tools, Human tooth and environment. In: Chemical Vapour Deposition of Diamond for Dental Tools and Burs. SpringerBriefs in Materials . Springer, pp. 19-49. ISBN 978-3-319-00647-5 (Unpublished)

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The construction of dental burs and hand pieces are described in this chapter of the book. Initially, the chapter describes the characteristics of the bur focusing on design and the effect of different rake angles on cutting, then the chapter focuses on the design and construction of the handpiece itself. The final aspect explains the direction of research that needs to be taken in order to develop a hand piece that has been optimized for use with different dental materials

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