odontoplasty


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o·don·to·plas·ty

(ō-don'tō-plas'tē),
Surgical contouring of tooth surface to enhance plaque control and gingival morphology.
[odonto- + G. plassō, to mold]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·don·to·plas·ty

(ō-don'tō-plas-tē)
Reshaping of a portion of a tooth; may be performed for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes.
[odonto- + G. plassō, to mold]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

o·don·to·plas·ty

(ō-don'tō-plas-tē)
Surgical contouring of tooth surface to enhance plaque control and gingival morphology.
[odonto- + G. plassō, to mold]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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On the otherhand bone loss was not present around 12 and thus treated only by odontoplasty. Thus, if the palatogingival groove does not cause pulpal or periodontal pathology then scaling and root planing with regular re evaluation of the patient and the concerned tooth is the best treatment option.