oral irrigation


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oral irrigation

Flushing of the mouth, teeth, and gums with fluids. This is done to remove plaque and to treat or prevent periodontal disease.
See also: irrigation
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or·al ir·ri·ga·tion

(ōrăl iri-gāshŭn)
Targeted delivery of water or solution to specific oral locations.
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