supportive periodontal treatment (redirected from Preventive maintenance)
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Related to Preventive maintenance: corrective maintenance
sup·por·tive per·i·o·don·tal treat·ment (sŭ-pōrtiv perē-ŏ-dontăl trētmĕnt)
Extension of periodontal therapy that includes procedures performed at selected time intervals to review patients' general health history, reassess status of periodontal health, and provide preventive oral hygiene care.
Synonym(s): periodontal maintenance
, preventive maintenance