subgingival curettage


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sub·gin·gi·val cu·ret·tage

removal of subgingival calculus and of ulcerated epithelial and granulation tissues found in periodontal pockets.
Synonym(s): apoxesis

subgingival curettage

the debridement of an ulcerated epithelial attachment and subjacent gingival corium to eliminate inflammation and to shrink and restore gingival tissue. See also apical curettage, root curettage.

sub·gin·gi·val cu·ret·tage

(sŭb-jin'ji-văl kyūr'ĕ-tahzh')
Removal of subgingival calculus and ulcerated epithelial and granulation tissues found in periodontal pockets.

sub·gin·gi·val cu·ret·tage

(sŭb-jin'ji-văl kyūr'ĕ-tahzh')
Removal of subgingival calculus and ulcerated epithelial and granulation tissues found in periodontal pockets.
Synonym(s): apoxesis.

curettage

[Fr.] the cleansing of a diseased surface, as with a curette.

endometrial curettage
physical curettage of the uterus is not practiced in animals but chemical irritation achieves a similar effect and is used in cows. The commonest infusion is an iodine preparation such as Lugol's iodine.
subgingival curettage
aids in the treatment of periodontal disease; consists of removing inflammatory tissue under the free gingival margin and adjacent bony structures.