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Dental Explorer 17/23 Probe Diagnostic Calculus Probes

Original price was: $12.88.Current price is: $9.99.
  • Detecting cavities (caries) on tooth surfaces.
  • Identifying and removing tartar (calculus) buildup.
  • Exploring the depth and characteristics of periodontal pockets (spaces between the teeth and gums).
  • Examining the condition of dental restorations (fillings, crowns, etc.).
  • Detecting fractures or cracks in teeth.
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Description

Dental Explorer 17/23 Probe assists dental professionals in detecting calculus, caries, and other anomalies on tooth surfaces. This versatile diagnostic instrument enhances precision and accuracy during dental examinations. With its dual-ended design, this probe offers precise and efficient examination capabilities. The 17-end is ideal for detecting caries and checking for subgingival calculus, while the 23-end, often referred to as the “shepherd’s hook,” is perfect for exploring pits, fissures, and detecting cavities.

Uses:
  1. Detecting Calculus: Identify and locate both supra-gingival and subgingival calculus deposits on teeth.
  2. Caries Detection: Explore and detect carious lesions on the enamel and dentin surfaces.
  3. Periodontal Examination: Assess the condition of the gingiva and detect any periodontal pockets.
  4. Restorative Evaluation: Check the margins of restorations for defects or overhangs.
  5. Plaque Detection: Identify plaque build-up areas to ensure thorough cleaning.
  6. Periodontal Assessment: The 17 end measures pocket depths and assesses gum health.
  7. Caries Detection: The explorer can identify early carious lesions on tooth surfaces.
  8. Root Surface Examination: It aids in evaluating root surfaces for irregularities or defects.
Key Features:
  1. Dual-Ended Design: The 17-end and 23-end provide versatile functionality for comprehensive dental examinations.
  2. Ergonomic Handle: Designed for comfort and control, reducing hand fatigue during prolonged use.
  3. High-Quality Stainless Steel: Ensures durability, corrosion resistance, and easy sterilization.
  4. Precision Tips: Fine, sharp tips for accurate detection and exploration of tooth surfaces.
  5. Lightweight Construction: Easy to handle, enhancing the tactile sensitivity for better diagnostic accuracy.
FAQs:
  1. What is the primary purpose of the Dental Explorer 17/23 Probe?
    • The primary purpose is to detect calculus, caries, and other dental anomalies during routine check-ups and examinations.
  2. Can this probe be used for subgingival exploration?
    • The 17-end is ideal for subgingival exploration and detecting calculus below the gumline.
  3. How should the Dental Explorer 17/23 Probe be sterilized?
    • Sterilize it using standard autoclaving procedures, ensuring thorough cleaning before and after each use.
  4. Is the handle comfortable for prolonged use?
    • Yes, the ergonomic handle design ensures comfort and control, reducing hand fatigue even during extended procedures.
  5. What materials are used in the construction of this probe?
    • The probe’s high-quality stainless steel construction ensures excellent durability and resistance to corrosion.

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