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.
Pear burs are best suited for creating access points, preparing cavities and evening splitting roots of smaller teeth. The selection of the bur is based on the task to be accomplished and what material is being worked with, whether it is natural enamel, acrylic, or metals such as gold and silver. Pear burs are used for excavating, trimming, and finishing in dental applications.