Combination instruments for probing caries and parodontium.
Most explorers and periodontal probes are available also in single-ended designs.
- 3 mm scale
- ball end ø 0,5 mm
- Increases tactile sensivity
- Does not damage tissue or pierce pocket bottom
- Gives more accurate pocket depth measurement
- Gives information on subgingival calculus and other root surface unevenness
- Colour-coded scales facilitate measurement of the gingival pocket