Combination instruments for probing caries and parodontium.
Most explorers and periodontal probes are available also in single-ended designs.
2 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