supragingival scaling


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su·pra·gin·gi·val scal·ing

(sūpră-jinji-văl skāling)
Removal of hard and soft deposits above the gingival margin.
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The current trends affecting the practice of dental hygiene are: legislation trying to allow dental assistants to do sealants, polishing and supragingival scaling with indirect supervision.
A dental assistant responded "the supragingival scaling course was very beneficial to me in my career in dentistry.
According to the manufacturer, this cost-effective sonic scaler is proven to effectively remove hard calculus deposits and offers efficient subgingival and supragingival scaling while providing a gentle and fast-cleaning treatment for patients.