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Mini LM-Syntette™

  • Description
  • LM Dual Gracey™

– The original LM Dual Gracey™ curette, a combination of universal curette and Gracey 11/12 and Gracey 13/14 curettes
– For removal of supra and subgingival calculus in premolar and molar areas
– For all tooth surfaces
– Mini model is excellent in narrow and deep pockets

LM Dual Gracey™ combines the benefits of a universal curette and a Gracey curette in one. These instruments are designed for the removal of supra and subgingival calculus from all tooth surfaces. The LM Dual Gracey™ concept, combining Gracey curettes and universal curettes, enables fewer instruments to be used. The traditional set of four Graceys may be replaced with only two LM Dual Gracey™ instruments: LM-Syntette™ and LM-Syntette™ Anterior.

Simply clever tip design

Each LM Dual Gracey™ tip has two elliptical cutting edges – a mesial and a distal edge. This design allows for treatment of both mesial and distal tooth surfaces. The lower shank is kept parallel to the tooth surface while scaling, of particular convenience when accessing subgingivally. LM Dual Graceys™ are suitable for vertical, horizontal and oblique scaling techniques.

Combined benefits; Unique tip, ergonomic grip and sharpen free coating

Double-sided Gracey tips provide universal adaptation, quick and easy transitions from tooth to tooth during clinical appointment. LM-ErgoSense® medical-grade silicone handles deliver the highest rated ergonomics, a secure and comfortable grip, and enhanced tactile sensitivity. LM Sharp Diamond™ technology creates completely sharpen free instruments.

LM-Syntette™, the Story of Original LM Dual Gracey™

In the late ‘70s Swedish dentist Leif Ericsson, the head of the Perio Department in Västervik Hospital in Sweden, was challenged by the complexity and number of instruments used during periodontal treatments. Couldn’t there be an easier choice and more versatile instrument? he thought.

Gracey 11/12 for mesial surfaces and Gracey 13/14 for distal surfaces were very popular instruments, however practitioners were required to switch back and forth between the two while treating an interproximal space. Dr. Ericsson analyzed the design and function of these two Graceys and came up with the innovative idea to combine them in one instrument:  a synthesis of two curettes—a LM-Syntette™!

This idea turned into a sketch on paper, which ended up in a drawer, its promise unfulfilled for a few years.

Meeting on the train

In the ‘80s, Dr. Ericsson was standing in a crowded commuter train in Stockholm, on his way back from a dental conference. The man standing next to him happened to be Finnish dentist Pekka Kangasniemi, founder of LM-Dental™. They started discussing the idea for a doubled-sided Gracey, a truly universal instrument, thus LM-Syntette™ was conceived.

Simply clever!

Now the story continues with LM-Syntette™ Anterior, completing the set of LM Dual Graceys™.

Choosing the handle

Choosing the most ergonomic hand instrument can make a big difference in terms of discomforts and disorders when performing dental work. It is by no means insignificant what the diameter of the hand instrument’s handle is or what the material of the grip surface is. When holding the instruments for approximately 2,000 hours each year, the design, weight and feel of the instrument are crucial for the dental practitioner in terms of his/her performance and productivity.

LM instruments are available with a selection of different handles. All exceptionally ergonomic due to the elastic silicone coating and optimized contouring. The clinician’s hand fit and indication both play a role in selecting an ideal handle type. Interchanging different handles, may place the user’s hand under even less strain.

New colors, naming and coding

To facilitate color coding and brighten up working practices LM-ErgoSense®, LM-ErgoMax™ and LM-ErgoNorm™ instruments come now in new refreshing colors. The name and the code number on the handle ease the identification of the instrument during clinical procedures and maintenance.

Handle selection


The larger diameter and design provide sensational grip that has been proven to be ergonomic and efficient in scientific clinical testing. Uniquely intelligent handle with the option for RFID tagging. The compatibility with the LM Dental Tracking System™ offers many opportunities to improve asset management and patient safety (see more on www.dentaltracking.com).


Classic ergonomic design that others copy. Functions well in all clinical procedures and guarantees excellent tactile sensitivity and relaxed grip.


The thinner handle that functions best in light clinical procedures.

Special handles


The LM-ErgoMix™ handle for exchangeable tips offers all the economical and ecological benefits of retipping. Available for specific instruments.


Well balanced mirror handle with better reachability.