Tongue depressors are used to hold the tongue and provide an accurate view of the mouth and throat. They are usually made of wood or plastic and are designed to be smooth and durable for patient comfort.
Tongue depressors are available in several types each of which with its own unique features and benefits. The most common type of tongue depressor is a wooden tongue depressor, which is made of high-quality wood. They are disposable, hygienic, and cost-effective, which makes them a popular choice in medical offices. In addition, there are plastic tongue depressors that can be disinfected and re-used.
Tongue depressors provide a wide range of uses in healthcare settings. In particular, they are used to hold the tongue and provide an accurate view of the mouth and throat. In this way, they allow physicians to examine the tonsils, and throat and accurately diagnose conditions such as pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and other oral infections. In addition, they are used during procedures such as dental exams to hold the tongue, ensuring a clear field. Finally, tongue depressors can be used to apply topical medications or local anesthesia to the oral cavity, allowing for precise application and ensuring patient comfort.
At medi-shop.gr you can find wooden or plastic tongue depressors, produced by leading manufacturers of medical devices, available in packages of 50, 100, or 500 pieces