explorer tip

ex·plor·er tip

(eks-plōr'ĕr tip)
Area of 1-2 mm on the side of the explorer working-end that is used for calculus or caries detection.
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Examination of teeth was done with the help of dental explorer tip on the palatal side of maxillary incisors when they were dried and under efficient light condition.
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