The following proposed ADA standards/technical reports are available for review and comment until March 3, 2024. To obtain a copy of the document(s), please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposed ANSI/ADA Standard No. 113 for Dentistry – Periodontal Curettes and Dental Scalers
This standard specifies the general material, performance, and dimensional requirements for periodontal curettes and dental scalers.
Proposed ANSI/ADA Standard No. 170 for Dentistry – Excavators
This standard specifies dimensions and performance requirements for excavators used in dentistry.
Proposed ANSI/ADA Standard No. 176 for Dentistry – Test Methods for Machining Accuracy of Computer-Aided Milling Machines
This standard specifies the test methods to evaluate the machining accuracy of computer-aided milling machines as a part of dental CAD/CAM systems, which fabricate dental restorations, such as inlays, crowns and bridges.
Proposed ANSI/ADA Standard No. 199 for Dentistry – Osteotomes
This standard specifies requirements and their test methods for osteotomes used in dentistry for bone compaction, internal sinus floor elevation, and jaw bone cleaving. It also specifies the requirements for their marking and labelling.
Proposed ANSI/ADA Standard No. 200 for Dentistry – Extraction Forceps
This standard specifies the general performance requirements for extraction forceps used in dentistry and requirements for their designation and design.
Proposed ANSI/ADA Standard No. 205 for Dentistry – Tissue Punches
This standard specifies requirements and their test methods for tissue punches used with a handpiece in dentistry especially for oral surgical implant procedures, such as cutting holes or notches in and removing of gingival tissue. It also specifies the requirements for their marking and labelling.