dental armamentarium

den·tal ar·ma·men·ta·ri·um

(dentăl ahrmă-men-tarē-ŭm)
The equipment and instruments used in the delivery of dental care.
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Dental extractions, although often considered the last treatment of choice in the dental armamentarium, remain a common procedure in dental practices in less-developed countries, and in underprivileged settings in general.
Porcelain veneers are a recent and very exciting development in the dental armamentarium. At the present time, many dentists are accomplishing veneers as a routine procedure.
actinomycetem- comitans, an invasive pathogen associated with the development of periodontal disease and generally quite difficult to eliminate, responds well to laser treatment.2, 3 Scaling and root planing out- comes are enhanced when diode laser therapy is added to the dental armamentarium. The patient is typically more comfortable during and after treatment, and gingival healing is faster and more stable.4, 5
As an adjunct to traditional restorative techniques, air abrasion seems to be carving out a place of itself in dental armamentarium. Air abrasion tooth cutting has been accepted relatively well by a small segment of profession.
While reported clinical trials have concluded that articaine is a safe effective addition to the dental armamentarium, there have been reports suggesting that articaine use is associated with higher rates of paresthesia (persistent anesthesia).