Extended Gracey Cone Socket Tips
Extended Gracey Cone Socket Tips from Hartzell & Son feature a terminal shank that has been lengthened by 3mm over standard Gracey tips. This allows easier access for scaling and root planing in deep periodontal pockets of 5mm. or more in depth. The instruments are available in either carbon steel or stainless steel. Carbon steel instruments have the advantage of retaining much longer-lasting shapened edges than stainless steel instruments, due to the extremely hard steel, though they require more careful cleaning and sterilization. The decision to use carbon steel or stainless steel is a matter of preference for each dentist or hygenist.