WHO Probe

WHO Probe

Regular price $33.00 Sale

For detecting calculus, cavities and abnormalities on the tooth surfaces as well as measuring the pocket depths. 

Color coded markings indicate the depth/measure, in millimeters, of the periodontal pocket.

Ball end (diameter 0.5 mm) style benefits:

- increases tactile sensitivity 

- Does not harm gum tissue or damage the pocket bottoms

- Gives more accurate and sonsisten depth measurements 

- Helps detecting subgingival calculus and root surface abnormalities

WHO probe was developed for CPITN method.

Diagnosis:

0 = healthy

1 = bleeding during probing

2 = supra - and/or subgingival calculus, filling or crown excesses

3 = gingival pockets to 5 mm 

4 = pockets deeper than 6mm