Whitehead Mouth Gag
Material: Stainless Steel
Rusting Prevention Procedure: Passivated
Ultrasonic Cleaned: Yes
Sand-Blasted: No (but possible)
Dull-Polished: No (but possible)
Gold Platted: No (but Possible)
Sharp Edged: No
Tests Performed: Boil Test, Performance Test, Shape Test
Packing: Individually Packed
QC Passed: Yes
Whitehead Mouth Gag (invented in 1877 by Walter Whitehead) is a device used to hold the patient's mouth open when working in the oral cavity, or to force the mouth open when it cannot open naturally because of forward dislocation of the jaw joint's intraarticular cartilage pad.
Gags application includes oral surgery and airway management. Medical Tools Gag are designed to open desired degree of separation is set and maintained by a ratchet mechanism on each side of the frame.