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furcate

[′fər‚kāt]
(biology)
Forked.
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A comparison of the effectiveness of hand scaling and ultrasonic debridement in furcations as evaluated by differential dark-field microscopy.
3,4) Considering its aforementioned properties, ABBM has been successfully used in regenerative treatment of intra-bony and furcation defects.
A furcation is the area between multi-rooted teeth where the bone has already dissolved, leaving a hollow area between the roots.
The prognosis of tunnel preparations in the treatment of Class III furcations.
Such blockage prevents drainage of exudate which results from the inflammatory reaction and is frequently seen in pockets having narrow, tortuous paths associated with furcations and deep infra-bony defects.
Assessment of furcation involvement was made at the mesial, buccal, and distal furcations of maxillary first and second molars, and the buccal and lingual furcations of mandibular first and second molars.
If the furcations are observed from this point, then they concluded that the bifurcations are seen in 70%.
We found that dental furcations were the best periodontal bone loss indicator for PbB levels (p = 0.
And despite the possibility of infinite furcations just adverted to, the procedure could halt at some finite stage.
Micro-ultrasonic thin tip inserts were shown to be superior to manual instrumentation when accessing deep, narrow defects and class II and III furcations.
Not one of us leaves calculus behind on purpose, so to be able to meticulously debride the roots in the furcations and 'visualize' root abnormalities (like resorption, fractures, perforations, furcation involvement) is extraordinary.
Microscopic studies of accessory canals in primary molar furcations.