Gracey’s 13/14 curette
Gracey 13/14 (alternative Gracey 17/18)
Gracey 13/14 is area specific curette used for subgingival debridement of distal surfaces of upper and lower premolars and molars.
After identification of the cutting edge, curette is inserted into the pocket and vertical strokes are used for calculus removal. The terminal shank should remain parallel with the tooth surface during debridement to achieve maximum efficacy.
Indication for use
Posterior teeth (premolars and molars): Distal surfaces