16. Periodontal Instruments and Periodontal Surgical Instruments

Periodontal Instruments and Periodontal Surgical Instruments

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image Periodontal Probes

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Function ent

To measure periodontal pocket depth in millimeter increments

Characteristics ent

Practice Note ent

Periodontal Probe is used on basic setup, dental hygiene, and periodontal tray setups.

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image Periodontal Probe must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Furcation Probe

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Function ent

To measure horizontal and vertical pocket depth of multirooted teeth in furcation areas

Characteristics ent

Practice Note ent

Furcation Probe is used on basic, dental hygiene, and periodontal tray setups.

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image Furcation Probe must be cleaned, bagged individually or bagged/wrapped in a tray setup, and then sterilized. A chemical/steam indicator device should be included in the wrapping.

image Hoe—Mesial/Distal and Buccal/Lingual

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Jan 8, 2015 | Posted by in Dental Nursing and Assisting | Comments Off on 16. Periodontal Instruments and Periodontal Surgical Instruments
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