The Microlux periodontal perio-probe is a .75 illuminated fiber with 3, 5, and 7mm lite increments to measure pocket depth and gingival recession depths, especially useful on posterior teeth
.75mm illuminated Periodontal Probe is used with Microlux Multi-purpose hand piece
The Perio-probe metal attachment uses disposable double sided Perio Probe fibres
• Perio Probe refills are available in packs of 25
The Microlux handpiece is multi-purpose as the interchangeable attachments are many; The Endo-light fibres; The Proximal caries fibres; The transillumination tip 2mm or 3mm; The oral cancer adjunct screening DL light guide; Box of 5x lighted mirrors
Microlux diagnostic System Multi-purpose Usages:
1. General Dentistry A. Assists in detection of caries. This technique is especially helpful for location of caries which may be blocked on x-ray due to existing fillings. B. Locates supra and sub gingival calculus. C. When composite removal is required, locates residual composite material which appears darker than surrounding tooth structure.
2. Prosthodontics A. Location of the dentino-enamel junction in crown preparations. B. Location of fractures in teeth and porcelain jackets.
3. Endodontics A. Location of the root canal orifice. B. Detection of broken instruments in the root canal. C. Location of root fractures.
4. Periodontics and Dental Hygiene A. Useful as an auxiliary light source during periodontal surgical procedures. B. Assists in detection of sub gingival calculus. C. Helps demonstrate decay and calculus directly in the patient’s mouth and is a valuable aid in patient motivation. D. Oral hygiene instruction and routine screening procedures by the hygienist or assistant.
5. Oral Surgery A. Aids in detection of soft tissue lesions when used with DL Light guide and oral cleanser B. Location of bone chips and fractured root tips. C. Generally useful as high intensity auxiliary light.
6. Orthodontics A. Location of proximal caries when teeth are banded.
7. Pedodontics A. Diagnosis of crown fractures in traumatic injuries.