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periodontal

[¦per·ē·ō¦dänt·əl]
(anatomy)
Surrounding a tooth.
Of or pertaining to the periodontium.
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All readings are taken using Periodontal probe, Dental mirror and Dental explorer.
Recession depth (RD) was measured from the cemento enamel junction to the free gingival margin at the deepest site by using William's periodontal probe (Hufriedy, USA).
The distance from the crest of marginal gingiva to mucogingival junction was measured by using a divider and the depth of the sulcus in the mid buccal region was measured with the help of a William's periodontal probe to get the width of attached gingiva of incisors, premolars and first molar (a total of 12 teeth) of right quadrant of maxillary and mandibular region.
In the medial sites, the periodontal probe was kept parallel to the long axis of the tooth.
Clinical measures of the severity of periodontal disease, such as bleeding on probing, probing depth (PD) and loss of clinical attachment level (CL) were determined using a conventional periodontal probe (Hu-Friedy Chicago, IL).
pronounced "AB-EE-O-MED"), (NASDAQ:ABMD) today announced that it has received a three-year grant for approximately $750,000 from the National Institute of Dental Research to develop a periodontal probe capable of automatically measuring periodontal health parameters.
After entering the basic information of the patients for example name, age, gender and address, state of the gums was assessed on dental chair by visual and tactile examination under dental unit light using a disposable mouth mirror and a blunt ball-ended periodontal probe with an end diameter of 0.
All measurements were recorded at 6 aspects on each of 6 Ramjford teeth (mesiobuccal, mid-buccal, distobuccal, mesiolingual, midl-lingual and disto lingual) by using a standard periodontal probe (Williams probe) and non-magnifying dental mirror.
All probing measurements were recorded to the nearest millimeter with a manual 15 mm University of North Carolina (UNC-15) periodontal probe.
Periodontal assessment included probing depth (PD) and CAL, measured to the nearest millimeter with a periodontal probe (UNC-15, Hu-Friedy, Chicago, USA), the presence or absence of BOP, supragingival biofilm (VP), gingival marginal bleeding (GB), and suppuration (SUP).
After the debridement of the tooth structure is complete, the periodontal probe is used to recheck the architecture of the pocket and to reconfirm the depth of the area to be treated with the laser.
See your dentist regularly, and make sure he or she does a periodontal probe of your gums during each visit.

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