Howard Bone File
Howard bone file is used for final smoothing and shaping of bone. Straight cut bone files reduce and smooth bone with only a pull stroke due to the parallel position of the cutting edges.
Bone files have the role of bone carvers, removing small spicules of bone in narrow exposed bone areas. they are rounded and offer an easy way of maneuvering it between the soft tissues and the bone which needs to be scraped off. The bone files may have one or two active ends, with different diameters to match the needs of the surgeon. It’s serrated shape makes is a good instrument to be used in dentistry as well as in general surgical fields.