Idea Exchange: A novel way to sharpen winged dental elevators

Idea Exchange: A novel way to sharpen winged dental elevators

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Dec 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff

I use a 4-in, conically shaped diamond pocket file (Woodstock International) to sharpen and repair winged dental elevators. By using this file and some mineral oil, I have a sharp, ding-free instrument in three to five minutes. I bought the file at a power tool store for $7.

Dr. Jeffrey Rhody
Laurel, Md.