Dental burs are some of the most important and basic tools a dentist needs. Throughout the years, the technology in the dental bur field has advanced greatly. This led to a wide assortment of dental bur types finding their way into the global market. The following article aims to give a quick overview of some of the more common and useful types currently being used.
Wheel shape burs included with donut wheel burs, knife edge burs, knife edge cutters, rounded edge and riveting wheels. Wheel burs may be single or crosscut with teeth both on the top and the side, and they are available in a wide range of diameters.