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Flashcards in Chairside Ch 55 Deck (15):
1

A method of scoring the amount of bleeding present

Bleeding index

2

A procedure performed to remove defects in bone

Osseous surgery

3

The surgical removal of diseased gingival tissues

Gingivectomy

4

A type of surgery in which gingival tissues are reshaped and contoured

Gingivoplasty

5

A type of surgery in which bone is added, contoured, and reshaped

Osteoplasty

6

A type of surgery that involves the removal of bone

Ostectomy

7

What is used to cut periodontal ligaments for a traumatic tooth extraction

Periotomes

8

What is used to measure horizontal and vertical pocket depth of multirooted teeth in furcation areas

Furcation probe

9

What type of radiograph is especially useful in periodontics

Bitewing

10

What type of instrument is used to remove calculus from subgingival surfaces

Curette

11

What is the purpose of explorers in perio treatment

To provide tactile info and locate calculus

12

What is a type of curette with two cutting edges

Universal

13

What is the purpose of a perio pocket marker

To mark bleeding points in the gingival tissue

14

How do ultrasonic scalers work

Sound waves

15

Should an ultrasonic scaler be used on a patient with a communicable disease

No