clinical attachment level

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clin·i·cal a·ttach·ment lev·el

(klin'i-kăl ă-tach'mĕnt lev'ĕl)
The estimated position of structures that support the tooth as measured with a periodontal probe; provides an estimate of a tooth's stability and of loss of bone support.

clin·i·cal a·ttach·ment lev·el

(klin'i-kăl ă-tach'mĕnt lev'ĕl)
Estimated position of structures that support tooth as measured by periodontal probe; estimates tooth's stability and indicates loss of bone support.
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It is important to note, however, that several studies have found a positive association between periodontal disease and adverse pregnancy outcomes when clinical attachment level or bone levels were the main parameters used for diagnosis.
Probing depth, Recession depth and clinical attachment level were recorded on the 24th week.
Pocket depth (PD) reduction and Clinical Attachment Level (CAL) gain in the test group exceeded that of control sites by 1.
When averaged, the study results indicated that treatment with the ATRIDOX product resulted in an 11 percent greater improvement in clinical attachment level than did scaling and root planing, and was twice as effective as oral hygiene.
improvement in pocket depth, clinical attachment level and bleeding on probing

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