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A hand instrument with the cutting edge of the blade at right angles to the long axis of the handle. A periodontal hoe is used for removing calculus and other deposits from the tooth surface; it has a straight cutting edge which does not conform to concave root surfaces. See also periodontal instruments.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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