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den·tal pro·phy·lax·is

a series of procedures whereby calculus, stain, and other accretions are removed from the crowns and roots of the teeth, and the enamel surfaces are polished.
Synonym(s): cleaning
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den·tal proph·y·lax·is

(den'tăl prō'fi-lak'sis)
Procedures whereby calculus, stains, and other accretions are removed from the crowns and roots of the teeth and the enamel surfaces are polished.
Synonym(s): cleaning.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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