Hand scaling | definition of hand scaling by Medical dictionary
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measurement of something using a scale
scaling and oral débridement
using a manual scaler.
scaling using an ultrasonic scaler
the manual removal of plaque and calculus from the surface of a tooth by an instrument.
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2%) introduced hand scaling
instrumentation instruction prior to the introduction of ultrasonic scaling instrumentation instruction (Figure 1).
65-m-high development heading, the hand scaling
and roof bolting with "giraffes" is eliminated, greatly increasing safety and productivity.
Consequences of the two-stage approach eventually surfaced as a rise in abscess formation in patients who had received initial debridement with an ultrasonic scaler followed by definitive hand scaling
and root planing.
Complete debridement of the hard tissues using ultrasonics and hand scaling
23) Hand scaling
in the UL or UR quadrants regardless of fulcrum used exhibited the same amount of muscle activity.