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Syndesmotome of chompret n° 3

The Chompret syndesmotomes are the best known and most used in their category. They are used to perform the first movement of an extraction, i.e. to cut the desmodont.


Syndesmotomes are therefore sharp and thin instruments able of sliding between the tooth and the alveolar bone. Then, they will insert themselves very deeply along the root without fear of detaching the interdental papillae. Thus, this instrument will preserve the gum and the periosteum. The Chompret syndesmotomes are the only ones that can be used exceptionally as lifts when used with care.

  • “Sickle” tip: a semi-circular tip that allows the tooth to be "hooked" for effective cutting of the periodontal ligament. This shape is particularly suitable for lower teeth. 
  • Atraumatic: this instrument has been specially designed to avoid gingival tears and thus to perform extractions without trauma.
  • Versatile: its curvature, length, and fine, reinforced tip make it very robust. Consequently, this instrument allows the surgeon a hybrid use: both as syndesmotome and elevator especially in cases of canine or impacted wisdom tooth. *Caution, in this context the practitioner must not exert too much force, the syndesmotome must be handled with caution and delicacy in order not to damage the instrument and prevent any complication.

The Chompret sickle syndesmotome, which cannot be dismantled, is characterised by a flat, rectangular, fairly heavy handle (to maximise the gripping force during sectioning), followed by a shaft and a thin, cutting working part.

It is particularly recommended for mandibular extractions

Syndesmotome size: 17 cm

Dimensions: 14 mm curvature and 5 mm tip