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Understanding how to implement different body positions and alternative fulcrums will allow clinicians to maximize the use of sickle instruments in calculus removal. How does your understanding stack up on alternative fulcrums with sickle scalers?

The U15 Towner, SHG 6/7, and SH 6/7 sickle designs are commonly used in the anterior areas of the mouth; however, they can be used on posterior teeth with correct fulcrum placement.

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