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periodontal

[¦per·ē·ō¦dänt·əl]
(anatomy)
Surrounding a tooth.
Of or pertaining to the periodontium.
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Patients were instructed to avoid brushing and flossing at the surgical site until the sutures and periodontal dressing were removed.
Periodontal dressing was applied to protect the transplant against infection during the first 2 to 3 days in the wound healing.
This procedure does not require the use of local anesthesia, is relatively a painless procedure and has shown to produce excellent results lasting for several years.45 This procedure does not require even a periodontal dressing. Cryosurgery is easy and safe treatment procedure suitable for both hospital and office based practice.
The surgical area was protected with a periodontal dressing. Figure 1 through figure 5 shows the surgical procedure in detail.