supragingival plaque

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su·pra·gin·gi·val plaque

(sūpră-jinji-văl plak)
Plaque located on teeth below the gingival margin in the gingival crevice and periodontal pockets.
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A clinical investigation of the efficacy of two dentifrices for controlling established supragingival plaque and gingivitis.
Chemotherapeutic oral care products, including a triclosan/copolymer dentifrice (Colgate[R] Total), may also be beneficial to reduce the client's supragingival plaque and gingivitis.
Effect of Cepacol on gingivitis and supragingival plaque.
Only 2 nationally branded antiseptic mouthrinses and their generic equivalents have received the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs Seal of Acceptance for control of supragingival plaque and gingivitis: Listerine[R] (fixed combination of essential oils) and Peridex[R] (0.
Document a statistically significant reduction of supragingival plaque and gingivitis as compared with a negative control in each of the 2 studies and demonstrate a statistically significant reduction of gingivitis for the mouthrinse group of at least 15% for any one study and an average reduction of 20% in the 2 studies compared with the control group