iTools Periotomes are perfect for atraumatic extractions. They features a strong, one-piece constrcutions with a flat apical end that can be used for tapping. You can use a mallet with minimal vibration. This kit comes with four different blade configurations - thick, thin, and two angled. They are color coded for easy identification. The gold and blue periotomes are indicated for buccal and lingual/palatal sides of the tooth. The gray and green periotomes are designed for the mesial and distal sides of the tooth. They are Made in the USA and the tips are 100% stainless steel.