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GATES GLIDDEN DRILLS

Flame Shaped Gates Glidden Drills are used to achieve the desired taper in the coronal and middle third of canals during root canal treatment

 When more taper is desired, a larger GGD is taken to the greatest depth apically. Conversely, when less taper is desired, a smaller GGD is taken to the greatest depth apically.

 They should be used at 750-1500 rpm.

They can be used in:

  • Crown Down Technique
  • Step Back Technique
  • To remove the lingual shoulder during access cavity preparation and to enlarge the canal orifice.

 

WHAT SIZES ARE READILY AVAILABLE?

GG Drills are available in lengths of 28, 32 and 38 mm and in sizes #1-6, with size #1 being the smallest in diameter and #6 the largest.

WHAT IS THE DIAMETER OF HEAD SIZE OF GATES GLIDDEN DRILLS?

Diameter of Gates Glidden Drills are as follows:

  • Gates Glidden Drills #1 : 0.5mm
  • Gates Glidden Drills #2 : 0.7mm
  • Gates Glidden Drills #3 : 0.9mm
  • Gates Glidden Drills #4 : 1.10mm
  • Gates Glidden Drills #5 : 1.3 mm
  • Gates Glidden Drills #6 : 1.5mm

WHAT ARE GG DRILLS MADE UP OF?

GG Drills are made from a corrosion resistant hard fiber austenite stainless steel 

POTENTIAL LIMITATIONS OF GG DRILLS:

Fanatic & forcefull usage of GG Drills leads to

  • Screwing in
  • Excessive dentin removal
  • Furcal perforation

PRECAUTIONS TO BE CONSIDERED WHILE USING GATES GLIDDEN DRILLS:

  • Maintain the tactile control of a GG Drill to prevent screwing in or furcal perforation
  • Maintain a firm grip on the slowspeed handpiece and take the drill to its desired apical depth of insertion only to minimize the challenges.
  • Creating appropriate taper with GG Drills requires the clinician to take into account the root morphology including the degree of root fluting, width, length, curvature, calcification, and whether the root has been previously treated with endodontics, among other factors

GG DRILLS WHICH ARE AVAILABLE:

API , MANI , DENTSPLY

WHY TO BUY GATE GLIDDEN DRILLS FROM DENTALKART ONLY?

1. Best GG Drills are available on Dentalkart.com
2. Lowest prices with all the major brands offered
3. Quality check of the composite material is thoroughly done by the manufacturers & ensures the products are sealed pack to maintain authenticity.
4. All products are genuine and have a long shelf life.
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6. 10-days Replacement policy