Armamentarium Used in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bard Parker Blade Handle and Blades
Various sizes of the handles are available. The most commonly used handle in oral surgery is no. 3. The handle has a receiving slot for the blade. While fitting the blade to the blade handle , it is held with the help of a needle holder or an artery forceps to prevent injury to the operator. The blade is then pushed into the slot till it fits in snugly. The scalpel is always used in the pen grip.
Blades (Figs -II to V)
- No. 10—For making skin incisions
- No. 11—For making stab incisions (for example, to drain an abscess)
- No. 12—For mucogingival procedures
- No. 15—For intraoral surgery.
(I) Bard Parker blade handle, (II) No. 10 blade, (III) No. 11 blade, (IV) No. 12 blade, (V) No. 15 blade, (VI) Dissecting scissors
Category: Oral Surgery