Anterior sickle scaler
Instrument for supragingival debridement
Sickle scalers are instruments used for supragingival debridement.
Anterior sickle scaler is a robust instrument with the following design characteristics:
- The face of the working end is perpendicular to the terminal shank
- The working end of the instrument has pointed tip and pointed back
- The working end has two cutting edges
- Triangular cross-section
Anterior sickle scaler is used for supragingival debridement on anterior teeth.
NOT recommended for use on root surfaces or subgingival because the pointed tip and back can cause tissue trauma.