Burlew wheel

Bur·lew wheel

(bŭr'lū),
an abrasive-impregnated, knife-edged rubber polishing wheel used in dentistry.
Synonym(s): Burlew disc

Bur·lew wheel

(bŭrlū wēl)
Abrasive-impregnated, knife-edged rubber polishing wheel used in dentistry.
Synonym(s): Burlew disc.

Burlew wheel,

n.pr a brand name for an abrasive-impregnated, knife-edged, rubber polishing wheel; used on a mandrel in the dental handpiece to smooth metallic restorations and tooth surfaces.
Burlew wheel, high luster,
n a Burlew wheel in which jeweler's rouge or iron peroxide is used as the abrasive agent.
Burlew wheel, midget,
n a miniature form of a Burlew wheel.
Burlew wheel, sulci,
n See Burlew wheel, midget.
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Techniques such as transillumination, staining of the teeth with disclosing solution, bite tests where the patient is instructed to bite on various items such as a toothpick, cotton roll, burlew wheel, wooden stick [Ehrmann and Tyas, 1990; Lynch and McConnell, 2002] or the commercially available Tooth Slooth [Professional Results, Inc.