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periodontal

[¦per·ē·ō¦dänt·əl]
(anatomy)
Surrounding a tooth.
Of or pertaining to the periodontium.
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The gingival biotype revisited: transparency of the periodontal probe through the gingival margin as a method to discriminate thin from thick gingiva.
All readings are taken using Periodontal probe, Dental mirror and Dental explorer.
The periodontal probe's tip had to reach the bone crest at its junction with the tooth.
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 total number of tooth surfaces with stained plaque is counted; the sum is then divided by the number of all tooth surfaces available, and multiplied by 100 in order to establish the PS as a percentage.18 As for GS, periodontal probe and mouth mirror is used to detect Bleeding On Probing (BOP) on 4 surfaces of the tooth which are on mesial, distal, buccal/labial and lingual/palatal.
Technical assessment of WHO-621 periodontal probe made in Brazil.
The attached gingiva was measured with a standard scale, a divider / a William's periodontal probe, a magnifying glass and iodine solution.
A full-mouth exam (periodontal probe, Neumar Inc., Sao Paulo, Brazil) was conducted at six sites per tooth (mesiobuccal, buccal, distobuccal, mesiolingual, lingual, distolingual).

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