Calibrated periodontal probe | definition of calibrated periodontal probe by Medical dictionary
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.