subgingival calculus


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sub·gin·gi·val cal·cu·lus

calcareous deposit found on the tooth apical to the gingival margin.
Synonym(s): serumal calculus (2)

subgingival calculus

See calculus.

sub·gin·gi·val cal·cu·lus

(sŭb-jinji-văl kalkyū-lŭs)
Calcareous dental deposit found apical to gingival margin.
Synonym(s): serumal calculus (2) .
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More specifically older reports find very little if any supragingival plaque, while recent ones demonstrate a positive correlation between subgingival calculus, gingival inflammation and periodontal destruction [Wara-aswapati et al.
Each student is taught to identify and use various universal curettes and sickle scaler instruments to remove supragingival and limited subgingival calculus during a dental cleaning.
The effect of retained subgingival calculus on healing after flap surgery.