(2) Forceps number 150S is an S-shaped forceps designed for maxillary
anterior and bicuspid teeth and roots (figure 3-2). The Universal Forceps number 150A
also is S-shaped and used to extract all maxillary teeth.
Figure 3-2. Forceps No. 150S.
(3) Forceps number 286 is a bayonet-shaped forceps (figure 3-3). It is used
primarily for extracting maxillary anterior teeth and roots. It may be used for bicuspids.
Figure 3-3. Forceps No. 286
(4) Forceps #1 (Winter) is no longer in the Medical Supply Catalog, but you
may see it in clinics.
c. Maxillary Posterior Forceps.
Forceps number 150S may also be used for maxillary bicuspids.
(2) Forceps numbers 53R and 53L are bayonet-shaped forceps designed for
maxillary first and second molars. Number 53R is designed for teeth on the right side of
the maxillary arch, number 53L for teeth on the left side (figure 3-4).
Figure 3-4. Forceps numbers 53R and 53L.