Stieglitz pliers are used to:

 # Stieglitz pliers are used to:
A. Contour matrix bands
B. Hold the silver point
C. Remove roots during hemisection
D. Place rubber dam clamp on the tooth

The correct answer is B. Hold the silver point.

Stieglitz forceps come with carbide tips for extra grip and are used for retrieving separated files, silver points, and root fragments.

For the orientation use the following:
North South (N/S) - bucco-lingual chamber orientation of anteriors and bicuspids

East West (E/W) - mesio-distal chamber orientation of molars

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