Periodontal scalers are dental instruments used in the prophylactic and periodontal care of teeth (most often human teeth), including
scaling and root planing. The working ends come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they are always narrow at the tip, so as to
allow for access to narrow embrasure spaces between teeth.
- The supragingival scaler has a triangular blade in cross-section, with cutting capability at all three points of the triangle.
- It is used for removing supragingival calculus only.
- It is never used subgingivally.
- It requires a modified pen grip.
- This instrument must be kept sharp.
- It is rarely used in vet dentistry now due to improvements in ultrasonic scaler tip technology.
- Scalers have scraping edges on both sides of their blades thereby get easily fitting to mesial and distal surfaces of the tooth.
- Scalers give the best result when their working end is angled slightly toward the surface of the tooth.
- Hand Scalers set is used to remove large bulky supragingival deposits of plaque or calcified material.
- scalers are Very effective for interproximal areas.
- There Shank angulation provides accessibility to all anterior and premolar surfaces.
- scalers are manufactured Using a superior heat treatment process, enhanced finishing process, and optimized steel.
- These are Super-thin, have a contra-angle design.
- Single-ended & have an easy-grip handle.