William Probe is used to measure pocket depths around a tooth in order to establish the state of health of the periodontium with its long, thin, and blunted tip and markings (mm1-2-3-5-7-8-9-10) inscribed onto the head of the instrument for accuracy and readability.
The dental explorer or sickle probe is used with its sharp point to enhance tactile sensation and to determine the presence of tooth decay on tooth enamel.
Made of stainless steel
Fine straight tip
It is used to locate caries and calculus.
Evaluate gingival bleeding on probing.
Evaluate tissue response to professional treatment postoperatively.