MAURO FERMARIELLO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MAURO FERMARIELLO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Dental polishing. Polishing tool being used in a patient's mouth. The cheek is being pulled back by the tool at upper left. The polishing tool consists of an abrasive spinning head (white) that is used to smooth off rough edges to the teeth and also to polish cleaning materials onto the tooth surface, as well as removing debris from the tooth surface. The tooth being polished here is one of the molars.
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