Explorers

INSTRUENT Explorers

  • Function :-To examine teeth for decay (caries), calculus, furcations, or other abnormalities
  • Characteristics : -Pointed tips; sharp, thin, flexible
    Single or double ended
  • Double-ended models-May have the same style of working ends or different styles of
    working ends; may also have explorer on one end and periodontal probe on the other end

Variety of sizes and types:
-Orban
-Pigtail
-Shepherd’s hook