- It pulls tissue away to expose an area that needs dental work, and it keeps the tissue in a retracted position during the procedure.
- During oral surgical procedures, the visual field must be clear.
- Retractors come in use to retract structures, so the operative site is clear.
- Lips, cheeks, and tongue have to be retracted to prevent them from unnecessary trauma.
- Dental retractors prevent the hindrance of these tissues.
- They keep them in a retracted state.
- This is throughout the procedure to help the operator.
- Dental retractors hence play a very important role during operative procedures.