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curette

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a surgical instrument for removing dead tissue, growths, etc., from the walls of certain body cavities
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This was closely followed by periodontology department in which the most common cause was the use of sharp curettes and inadequate technique/inexperience during manual scaling.
Affiliations: Hu Friedy, the company that introduced the world renowned Gracey Curette, is affliated with many universities worldwide as well as Key Opinion Leader dentists and researchers in various specialties.
During my training, no one really showed me how to use an ear curette.
The second most feared item was having dental radiographs taken (61.4%), followed by the use of scalers and curettes (56%), seeing the needle (54.1%), seeing the scalers and curettes (49.4%), the use of power driven instruments (48.5%), the sound of power driven instruments (45.7%), the use of air or water spray (36.4%), and the use of suction (19.5%).
Bionix innovative medical devices include Enteral Feeding Tube DeCloggers[R], with a screwthread design to quickly remove clogs from enteral feeding tubes; Safe Ear Curettes[TM], the number one choice for disposable ear curettes; and OtoClear[R] Safez Irrigation Tips that direct water in multiple streams against the ear canal wall, not directly at the tympanic membrane.
A partial list of the recalled devices, as described in an FDA letter, includes curettes (flexible and rigid, all sizes), aspiration sets, laminaria, IUD removal instruments, mucus samplers, biopsy pipette/endometrial sampling sets, uterine sounds, Pratt dilator set, ovum forceps, tenaculum forceps, needle extenders and guide, fetal bladder drain, fetal blood sampler, harvesting pump and accessories, loop/ball electrodes, and laparoscopy accessories.
Gracey Curettes, a series of double-sided, area-specific instruments, are ideal for the successful removal of deposits from root surfaces.
The report “Biopsy Devices Market Analysis By Product (Needle Based Biopsy Guns, Biopsy Guidance Systems, Biopsy Forceps, Biopsy Needles, Biopsy Curettes and Punches) And Segment Forecasts To 2020,” is available now to Grand View Research customers and can also be purchased directly at http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/biopsy-devices-industry.
has introduced its new double-ended ear curettes with a patent-pending, "no-roll" triangle handle.