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mouth mir·ror

a small mirror on a handle used to facilitate visualization in the examination of the teeth.

mouth mir·ror

(mowth mirŏr)
Small reflector on a handle used to facilitate clinicians' visualization in examination of teeth.
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The participants indicated the visual motor activities were most beneficial due to its direct application towards the use of mouth mirror within the oral cavity (e.
All the subjects were examined in the classroom chair using torch light and simple mouth mirror for both right and left sides of the lower jaw.
The dentist's handpiece will occupy the space along the occlusal and buccal aspects of the right posterior teeth, while the mouth mirror will occupy the lingual aspects of the posterior teeth from the maxillary molar being worked on to the maxillary anterior dentition.
Next, the hygienist would show the participants a disposable mouth mirror and state, "I need to see better.
Dental and Oral examinations were conducted using mouth mirror and a blunt ball-ended probe with an end diameter of 0.
Use a mouth mirror to visually assess the more posterior aspects of the tongue's lateral borders and to retract the cheek.
Type 1 Complete examination, using mouth mirror and explorer, adequate illumination, thorough roentgenographie survey.
All clinical dental examinations were conducted in schools with mouth mirror and explorer in the day light.