subgingival plaque

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Related to subgingival plaque: bacterial plaque, supragingival plaque

sub·gin·gi·val plaque

(sŭb-jinji-văl plak)
Plaque on teeth below the gingival margin in gingival crevice and periodontal pockets.
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The HSV-1 count in subgingival plaque was more in sites more than CAL> 6mm and the load in the subgingival plaque samples with CAL <3mm was minimal statistically significant (P<0.
Genotipic characterization of Porphyromonas gingivalis isolated from subgingival plaque and blood sample in positive subjects with periodontitis.
The microbiological examination of the subgingival plaque of the patient showed that P.
Identification of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in subgingival plaque by PCR.
Samples of subgingival plaque were shaken vigorously for 30 seconds using the mixer before being prepared for analysis.
Higher frequency of virus detection in subgingival plaque from periodontally diseased than from healthy sites
5 It is also well documented that hormonal levels rise dramatically during pregnancy, and the composition of subgingival plaque is altered as well.
These studies have also outlined a procedure for clinical trials to investigate the effects of MOX in the treatment of patients with chronic periodontitis harboring GNER in subgingival plaque.
Prevalence of 6 putative periodontal pathogens in subgingival plaque samples from Romanian adult periodontitis patients.
Periodontitis is usually treated with scaling and root planing (SRP) as an initial therapy to remove subgingival plaque and calculus.
Polymerase chain reaction detection of 8 putative periodontal pathogens in subgingival plaque of gingivitis and advanced periodontal lesions.