The dental explorer or sickle probe, thanks to its sharp tip, is used with to improve tactile sensation, but also: to determine the presence of tooth decay on tooth enamel; to detect calculus and caries; to examine pockets, furcations and restorations.
N.23: detection of caries. / N.17 (back action): Detection of Subgingival calculus.
(aka: Wilkins/Tufts) Wilken’s Explorer offers both No. 17 and No. 23 on the same instrument; one to the opposite side of the other.
- Nom Instrument: Wilken 23/17 (n. 5 Double-Ended Explorer)
- Pointe: Pointue
- Matériel Pointe: Acier Inoxydable
- Manche: Mod. LISSE ø 6mm - Double
- Matériel Manche: Acier Inoxydable