Gracey curette

Gra·cey cu·rette

(grāsē kyūr-et)
A curved or hooked implement; its blade consists of a compound-curved bend at the end of the shank and two cutting edges formed by the junction of the outer and inner surfaces.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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CHICAGO (June 30, 2016) -- Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the addition of Gracey Curette designs to its line of EverEdge 2.0 hand instruments designed to help clinicians achieve the best clinical outcomes.
The unique Gracey curette blade design features one lower cutting edge, which allows adaptation to a specific tooth surface.
Gracey Curettes, a series of double-sided, area-specific instruments, are ideal for the successful removal of deposits from root surfaces.
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.
Briefly, a sterile Gracey curette was used to collect a pooled plaque sample from five different sites: enamel biofilm from bucco-gingival surfaces of the molars and incisors (51 and 55), decayed dentine from inside the lesions of the same teeth, and saliva.
After this procedure, the areas between the grooves were treated using scaling and root planing with manual instruments (Gracey curettes no.