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Act of "walking" the tip of a probe along the junctional epithelium within a sulcus to assess the condition of the periodontal tissues.
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While considering the inherent limitations of this study, we can conclude that probing depth using a manual periodontal probe produced high reproducibility in healthy individuals.
For example, consider probing two 100 [OMEGA] resistors in parallel which equate to a 50 [OMEGA] load (see Figure 9).
Bleeding on probing may be present with or without disease activity and the absence of bleeding upon probing does not necessarily indicate an inflammation-free site or a healthy oral environment.
Current pulse probing also works well when the motor is stopped and when the motor is turned off.
The Tektronix P75PMT Probing Module Tip costs about 5% of the price of the P750020-GHz Differential Probe.
Probing RF/microwave test structures is now easier than ever.
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