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furcate

[′fər‚kāt]
(biology)
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(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.
In order to develop his central argument, Dawe surveys the varied and burgeoning furcations of contemporary musicology including media and technology studies, gender studies, agency, embodiment, organology, ethnomusicology, popular musicology, historical musicology, anthropology, and semiotics.
Mayer Clinical Comparison of Bioactive Glass Bone Replacement Graft Material and Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Barrier Membrane in Treating Human Mandibular Molar Class II Furcations, Journal of Periodontology, Vol.
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.
Four types of periodontal disease measures were used to indicate oral bone loss: periodontal pocket depth, attachment loss extent, attachment loss severity, and the presence of dental furcations. We found that dental furcations were the best periodontal bone loss indicator for PbB levels (p = 0.005) in a multivariate linear regression model adjusting for sex, age, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, poverty status, smoking, and age of home.
The prognosis of tunnel preparations in the treatment of Class III furcations. A follow up study.