root planning

root planning

[′rüt ‚plān·iŋ]
(medicine)
A periodontal procedure that removes bacterial deposits (calculus and plaque) from the crowns anad roots of affected teeth. Also know as scaling.
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Soft tissue lasers are effective in endodontic treatment like root planning to see the canals and assists in bacterial reduction and disinfecting.
Four weeks after scaling and root planning, gingivectomy was planned in the maxillary palatal anterior region.
Key Words: Arginine, hypersensitivity, desensitizing agent, periodontal treatment, scaling and root planning.
Dental: Lasers in dentistry are used in the form of laser-assisted new attachment procedure (LANAP), laser-facilitated wound healing, and laser root planning.
Dental services treatments include, extraction or surgical removal of teeth, restoration of teeth, scaling and root planning and endodontic root canal treatment.
T reatment was started with Oral hygiene instructions followed by scaling & root planning.
Scenario 2: After the scaling and root planning procedure, the dentist has legally delegated to you, an expanded functions dental assistant, the tasks of polishing the clinical crowns of teeth and applying fluoride varnish before dismissing the patient.
3) Calculus was assessed in terms of absence or presence after scaling and root planning.
As a recent literature review article (3) pointed out, systemic administration of amoxicillin and metronidazole combined with scaling and root planning (SRP) of the teeth yielded better results than SRP alone.
Important aspects of periodontal therapies are to slow down or to arrest the progression of the disease by scaling and root planning of the tooth, through the medications for instance tetracycline, macrolides, quinolone, metronidazole in combination with tetracycline and surgery.
Constitution of Block Level Committee would be done to ensure grass root planning and involvement of members of Panchayati Raj Institutions in a bigger way.