Hoe scalers. Use hoe scalers to remove supra- and subgingival calculus. These instruments are excellent for cleaning deep, narrow pockets and concave root surfaces and can be used with both vertical and horizontal techniques.
Hoes and Chisels. The hoe is used with a pull stroke. The blade is straight, and the toe has a 45º bevel. It can have a straight or angled shank. The straight shank is designed for use on anterior teeth and the angled shank is for posterior teeth.
Additionally, what is a chisel used for in dentistry? Chisels are dental instruments used to remove, contour and smooth areas of the bone or enamel during surgical procedures. Chisels with a beveled cutting blade on one side of the edge are used for removing bone. Chisels with beveled cutting blades on both sides of the edge are used for splitting teeth.
Moreover, what is a dental hoe scaler?
Hoe scaler for the removal of supra- and subgingival calculus suitable for deep, narrow pockets and concave root surfaces. Design features a fine, hoe-shaped blade with rounded corners and an elliptical cutting edge. The wear resistance of the blade metal is one of the most significant features of a hand instrument.
What is a Gracey 13 14 used for?
These area-specific curettes are for removing deep subgingival calculus and for finishing subgingival root surfaces.
What are the three parts of a dental instrument?
Each hand instrument is composed of three parts: the handle, the shank, and the blade. The handle can be small, medium, or large, smooth or serrated.
What are dental hand instruments?
The hand cutting instruments include the chisel, excavator, elevator, gingival margin trimmer, hand piece, hoe, hatchet, scalar, and Wilson. Chisel – used to break down the enamel margin of the tooth preparation, to form sharp lines and point angles, and to place retention grooves.