Why is the dentist so aggressive with the dental explorer?!

Question: Why is the dentist so aggressive with the dental explorer!?
He stabs my teeth with it until it gets stuck!. Then he yanks it out and does it again!. Sometimes I think the tip is going to snap off in the process!.

I don't understand what he's trying to accomplish!. I know I have a cavity and he plays with it every visit!. Is he waiting for me to scream in pain when he jabs it!?
Is that when they know its time to drill!?Www@Answer-Health@Com

Have you not seen "Little Shop of Horrors"!?Www@Answer-Health@Com

Thats how he knows there is a cavity on your tooth!. The enamel on your teeth is the hardest thing on earth(or near the top)!. If the explorer "sticks" then that means there has been a breach in the enamel integrity by the acid the bugs produce in your mouth!. If your teeth are healthy, I can push with all my might with the explorer and nothing will happen because with a healthy tooth it is like metal pressing againt a rock!.

So short answer is yes if it the explorer sticks then its drill time!.Www@Answer-Health@Com

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