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ex·plor·er

(eks-plōr'ĕr),
A sharp pointed probe used to investigate natural or restored tooth surfaces to detect caries or other defects.

ex·plor·er

(eks-plōr'ĕr)
A sharp pointed dental instrument used to investigate natural or restored tooth surfaces to detect caries, other defects, or dental deposits (e.g., calculus).

ex·plor·er

(eks-plōr'ĕr)
A sharp pointed instrument used to investigate natural or restored tooth surfaces to detect caries or other defects. Types include ODU 11/12 (to detect calculus) and 23 (to detect caries).
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Today, I was planning on signing up (for the Explorer program),'' he said.
Most car trailing arm suspensions have been replaced by multi-link or similar setups for better control over ride and handling," says Chris Brewer, chief chassis engineer on the 2006 Explorer, "but these designs are more costly, especially when they must be designed for worst-case, heavy-duty use cycles found with light trucks.
By uniforms, insignia, and such association with Whit tier employees, the Explorer Scouting program will generally be identified by the general public as under the control of the city their taxes support.
Before you become an Explorer, you have to pass an 18-week academy; I train recruits who are trying to become Explorers,'' said Campbell, who gets to the Lancaster station at 5 a.
NASA launched 41 Explorer satellites in its first decade (1958-'67), 27 of which related to what the CES lumps together as the earth sciences.
Santa Clarita Explorer Charles Hreczkosij runs the obstacle course during the annual Law Enforcement Explorer Tactical Competition.
Those of us who had already been through the program were so grateful, they really fought for us,'' said Nhi Le, a 17-year-old senior at Royal High School who has volunteered through the Explorer post in recent months.
For more information about the program, call the American Medical Response offices at (800) 404-1222 and ask for the Explorer Post voice-mail box.
The California Highway Patrol began its Explorer program in 1989, borrowing an idea that police, fire and sheriff's departments have used for years to attract youths to public safety careers, said Officer Ed Sandoval of the CHP's Southern Division.