Surgical Blades in Dentistry: Precision Tools for Modern Practices

  • , by SurgiMac LLC
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In the modern dental practice, surgical blades are an indispensable tool. With precision and versatility, they allow dental professionals to perform various procedures with accuracy. But what makes them stand out? This article explores the types, uses, and specific brands available at SurgiMac.

Types of Blades and Their Usage

Surgical blades in dentistry are available in different shapes and sizes, each designed to perform specific functions.

Different Types of Blades

Here's a snapshot of popular blades used in dental surgeries:

  • No. 11: Ideal for precise cuts and incisions.
  • No. 15: Favored for gingivectomy and other delicate procedures.
  • No. 12: Often used in removing soft tissues.

Find your perfect blade at SurgiMac's extensive collection of scalpel blades.

Surgical Blades in Dentistry: Precision Tools for Modern Practices

Table: Compatibility of Handles and Blades

Handle No. Compatible Blade No. Description
No. 3 No. 10, 11, 12, 15 Common for incisions, available here.
No. 4 No. 20, 21, 22, 23, 26 Large blades, longer version available.
No. 7 No. 10, 11, 12, 15 Slender for deep incisions.

Techniques for Using Surgical Blades

Using the right technique for the right blade ensures precision.

  • Palm Grip: For forceful cuts.
  • Pencil Grip: Controlled, delicate cuts.
  • Finger Grip: Often utilized in dental surgeries.

Brands Available at SurgiMac

SurgiMac offers a wide variety of brands to cater to every dental professional's needs. Here's a peek at some of the brands available:

  • SurgiMac: The house brand, a best quality and great value.
  • Ansell: Known for quality.
  • Dynarex: Affordable and reliable.
  • McKesson: A trusted name in healthcare.
  • Myco: Specialty blades for specific procedures.

Whether it's for a simple incision or a complex surgery, the right blade is waiting at SurgiMac.

Responsible Handling and Disposal

Handling surgical blades with care is paramount.

  • Safe Storage: Storing blades securely minimizes risks.
  • Proper Disposal: Following guidelines ensures safety and compliance.

Conclusion: A Cut Above the Rest

Surgical blades may seem simple, but they are essential tools in the dental office. With various types, techniques, and top-tier brands like Ansell, Dynarex, McKesson, Myco, and SurgiMac available at SurgiMac's online store, finding the right blade has never been easier.

Also, must read articles include - Evolution of Surgical Blades: From Ancient Origins to Modern Precision. Refer to SurgiMac's Newsroom for details. 

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