5-6 Langer Curette is used to remove both supragingival and subgingival calculus. Has bends similar to the Gracey 7-8. The terminal shank is 1 mm in diameter and 16 mm long with a blade width of 0.9 mm. Langer curettes have universal blades that have sharp cutting edges on both sides of the blade and a rounded toe. Unique ergonomically designed large 3/8? (9.5 mm) diameter handle is extremely lightweight for maximum tactile sensitivity. Exclusive ring design gives the ultimate in grip and control. It requires less finger pressure resulting in less hand and finger fatigue and helps lessen the severity of the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The handle has a gentle texture to reduce glare and is 100% stainless steel to make it easy to clean and sterilize by any method.