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The Concepts of Four-handed Dentistry Including Ergonomic Instrument Transfer and Exercises for Stress Reduction

Course Number: 643

Delivery of Scissors or Hinged Instruments

  • The assistant picks up the scissors from the tray with the left hand; opens the handles slightly and parallels the scissors with the instrument to be exchanged.

  • The operator modifies the hand position by placing the thumb and first or second finger into the rings of the handle.

  • The scissors are returned with the beaks pointing toward the assistant.