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An essential orthopedic instrument, Osteotomeses are used extensively for cutting bones during surgeries. The origin of the instrument can be traced backed to the early 19th century, when it was used used as a bone saw, especially for opening the skull. Invented by Bernhard Heine, a German physician in W├╝rzburg, the first Osteotomes resembled chainsaws, as they also worked on the same mechanism-turning a winder. Today, the use of Osteotomes are not confined to orthopedics alone. One of the fields of medicine that depends exclusively on this equipment is Dentistry, where it is used for dental implantation.