microabrasion

microabrasion

 [mi´kro-ә-bra″zhun]
removal of minute amounts of dental enamel using an abrasive compound in order to correct enamel defects.

microabrasion

[mi′kro·äbra′zhun]
removal of minute amounts of dental enamel by using an abrasive compound delivered under pressure in order to correct enamel defects or remove diseased tooth structure (caries).

microabrasion

(mī″krō-ă-brā′zhŭn) [″ + ″]
The slow grinding down, polishing, or wearing away of a surface, esp. of dental enamel or rough skin.

microabrasion,

n a procedure in which an abrasive compound is applied to the surface of teeth to remove a small amount of dental tissue.
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Chemical Peel - Dermabrasion - Microabrasion - Surgical Restoration
Icon is reported to inhibit lesion progression and increase life expectancy for the tooth while providing an esthetic alternative to microabrasion and other restorative treatments for cariogenic white spot lesions.
As a result, the former defects may respond occasionally to bleaching with carbamide peroxide, while microabrasion using abrasive paste and 18% hydrochloric acid might be effective only in shallow patchy whitish defects (Table 1b) [Fayle, 2003; William et al.
Other chapters discuss non-vital tooth whitening, home whitening, power whitening, microabrasion, gingival bleaching, safety and sensitivity, and maintenance.
Premier PREMA Enamel Microabrasion System is now available in a new syringe-delivery system that permits effective and efficient application of PREMA for the conservative removal of many enamel discolorations.
How many would-be buyers of Peel MicroAbrasion were lost we may never know, but I suspect it's not that many.
For a perfect complexion try Crystal Clear oxygen or microabrasion treatments.
As a result the former defects may occasionally respond to bleaching with carbamide peroxide [Fayle, 2003] and the latter to microabrasion with 18% hydrochloric acid or 37.
They consider the components of an ideal smile, different non-vital and vital bleaching procedures, microabrasion techniques, laminate resin composite restorations, porcelain laminate veneers, color communication, material selection, and tooth preparation.
Ashkenazi Microabrasion Up to 4 'surprising ' and Sarnat with pumice satisfactory [2000] and 37% HCl results Peariasamy Pumicing for NR Removal of 34 et al 30-35 sec and [+ or -] 4 [2001] etching for 1 [micro]m of the or 2 min with surface enamel 37.
Cosmetic procedures: in-office bleaching microabrasion
The virus gains access to the basal epithelial layers of the anogenital mucosa via microabrasions and overall 90% of HPV infections are cleared within 2 years as a result of cell-mediated immune responses.