During extractions annoying tooth fragments or loose root tips remain attached to the periodontal ligament. These pieces are very small and slippery, making it difficult to grip them with ordinary tweezers or forceps. RootPicker instruments address these problems with the necessary properties to complete the extraction successfully. Luxator RootPicker is a short and rigid instrument easy to insert into the alveolus. The cleverly designed tip provides a sure grip on the debris. Their straight and angled tips make them ideal for use in the anterior area as well as in the posterior maxillary and mandibular areas. Extraction.