hand scaling


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scaling

 [skāl´ing]
1. the removal of plaque, bacterial endotoxins, and calculus from a tooth with a scaler.
2. measurement of something using a scale.
hand scaling scaling and oral débridement using a manual scaler.
ultrasonic scaling scaling using an ultrasonic scaler.

hand scaling

the manual removal of plaque and calculus from the surface of a tooth by an instrument.