Combination instruments for probing caries and parodontium.
Most explorers and periodontal probes are available also in single-ended designs.
Combination instruments for probing caries and parodontium
2 mm scale
Ball end ø 0,5 mm increases tactile sensitivity
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