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Florida Probe is a type of probing and charting software used by dentists and dental hygienists to detect and diagnose periodontal disease. It may also help to track down the progress and results of trial treatments performed on controlled study patients. [1][2]


The software was developed by Florida Probe Corporation and released for the first time in 1987. It was created as a project for the University of Florida.[3]

System components

The Florida Probe system consists of a computerized USB probe, a footswitch, a displacement transducer with digital readout, as well as the software proper.[1] [4][5][6]


Software features

See also


  1. ^ a b "University of Florida Article 07/21/1987". University of Florida. Retrieved 2009-08-21.[dead link]
  2. ^ Wolf, Herbert F.; Rateitschak, Klaus H. (2005). Periodontology By Herbert F. Wolf. ISBN 9780865779020. Retrieved 2009-08-21.
  3. ^ "Public Company Information provided by". Retrieved 2009-08-21.
  4. ^ Gibbs, Charles H.; John W. Hirschfeld; James G. Lee; Samuel B. Low; Ingvar Magnusson; Robert R. Thousand; Prasad Yemeni; William B. Clark (1988). "Description and clinical evaluation of a new computerized periodontal probe-the Florida Probe". Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 15 (2): 137–144. doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.1988.tb01008.x. ISSN 0303-6979. PMID 3162246.
  5. ^ a b "Florida Probe Corporation website". Florida Probe Corporation. Retrieved 2009-08-21.
  6. ^ "Review from Dental Products". Archived from the original on 2009-03-31. Retrieved 2009-08-21.