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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).