supragingival

supragingival

(soo″pră-jĭn′jĭ-văl)
Above the gingiva; used in reference to the location of dental restorations, bacterial plaque, or calculus on the tooth. It is often contrasted with subgingival, the gingival margin being the reference point.
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As the present study required supragingival margin placement, hence it was decided to include molars for aesthetic reasons in the study.
Provide on-the-ground support to educate dental hygiene community--In Washington State, legislation was introduced to allow a dental assistant, without the same education as a dental hygienist, to perform periodontal charting, gross debridement with an ultrasonic device, and dental prophylaxis with supragingival scaling after completing a one-time training.
1: Supragingival calculus covering not more than third of the exposed tooth surface.
En la inspeccion intrabucal, la madre presento aumento en el tamano del tejido gingival de la zona posterosuperior e inferior, lo que afectaba la encia papilar, marginal y adherida, de color rosa palido, superficie lisa, cubriendo un tercio de la corona dental, de consistencia firme, asintomatica a la palpacion, ausencia de sangrado y de once meses de evolucion, se observo biofilm supragingival en los molares del maxilar (figura 2), radiograficamente se observo destruccion coronal completa y ensanchamiento del ligamento periodontal de los dientes 12, 23, 26 y 27, desplazamiento dental de los dientes 31, 32, 41 y 42.
The other group - the controls - received oral health instructions, plus supragingival removal of plaque and tartar, meaning that plaque and tartar are removed from above the gum line only.
Supragingival ultrasonic scaling was performed at that time, and oral hygiene instructions were given.
A clinician is presented with three choices for margin placement: Supragingival, equigingival, and subgingival.[R]
Active periodontal treatment was followed by a standardized procedure for nonsurgical antiinfective therapy with repeated appointments of professional tooth cleaning, oral hygiene instructions, and motivation as well as instrumental removal of supragingival plaque deposits by a dental hygienist at first.
The cervical margin has to be supragingival and enamel walls less than 2 mm have to be eliminated.
Extensive Range of Applications from Supragingival to Subgingival Use Perio-Mate removes plaque biofilm and moderate stains around the supragingival, gingival margin and in the pocket up to approximately 3mm, without use of the nozzle tip.
MnDAA officers met with the executive director of the Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) in June to discuss the Administration of Local Anesthesia and supragingival scaling for Minnesota Licensed Dental Assistants.