calibrated periodontal probe

cal·i·brat·ed per·i·o·don·tal probe

(kali-brā-tĕd perē-ō-dontăl prōb)
Type of periodontal tool marked in millimeter increments used to evaluate the depth of the periodontal sulcus.
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CAL was measured as the distance from the cemento-enamel junction to the base of periodontal pocket using William's calibrated periodontal probe. Data thus collected was put to statistical analysis.
PD and CAL were recorded to the nearest millimetre using a calibrated periodontal probe. Mean values were calculated for all variables.

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