Parts of an Instrument
1. Handle :-Grasping end of instrument
Variety of sizes and styles
Handle styles (see http://www.deals32.com/basic-dental-instruments/instruments-handles/ )
2.Shank :-Connects handle to working end of instrument
May be straight or may have one or more angles to accommodate specific areas of the mouth.
3. Working End:- May have cutting edge, blade, bevel, point, nib, or beaks