supragingival calculus


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Related to supragingival calculus: subgingival calculus

su·pra·gin·gi·val cal·cu·lus

calcified plaques adherent to tooth surfaces coronal to the free gingival margin.

supragingival calculus

See calculus.

su·pra·gin·gi·val cal·cu·lus

(sū'pră-jinji-văl kalkyū-lŭs)
Calcified plaques adherent to tooth surfaces coronal to the free gingival margin.

su·pra·gin·gi·val cal·cu·lus

(sū'pră-jinji-văl kalkyū-lŭs)
Calcified plaques adherent to tooth surfaces coronal to the free gingival margin.
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3: Supragingival calculus covering more than two third of the exposed tooth surface or a continuos heavy band of subgingival calculus around the cervical portion of the tooth or both
The candidate predictor variables considered for inclusion in a logistic regression analysis included age (12-19/20-29); gender; cash-income (yes/no); education years ([greater than or equal to]4 years/ > 4 years), illiteracy (yes/ no); presence of pain-relief treatment (yes/no); % of sites with visible plaque ([less than or equal to]70%/ > 70%); % of sites with supragingival calculus ([less than or equal to]30%/ > 30%); diabetes (yes/no); as well as smoking status (non-smoker/ smoker).
Case Type III Moderate Periodontitis or Case Type IV Advanced Periodontitis 24 and supragingival calculus on the line angles or covering some of the lingual surfaces of the mandibular anterior teeth and maxillary buccal surfaces of the fist molars with subgingival calculus spicules or ledges
Scanning electron microscopy of supragingival calculus.
56) Taste alteration, as well as increased supragingival calculus formation and brown staining of the teeth and tongue, is associated with use of CHG and CPC.