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Deepening of the gingival sulcus beyond normal; results from periodontal disease

Periodontal pocket

2

Surgical instrument used to remove tissue from the tooth socket

Curette

3

Highly concentrated beam of light; acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation

Laser

4

To have movement

Mobility

5

Removal of calcareous deposits from the teeth with the use of suitable instruments

Scaling

6

Device used for rapid calculus removal; it operates on high frequency sound waves

Ultrasonic scaled

7

A metal instrument of varying size and form with numerous ridges or teeth on its cutting surfaces

File

8

Probe used to locate and measure the depth of periodontal pockets; tapered to fit into the gingival sulcus with a blunt or rounded tip

Periodontal probe

9

Surgical dressing applied to a surgical site for protection, similar to a bandage

Periodontal dressing

10

Surgical reshaping and contouring of gingival tissues

Gingivoplasty

11

Procedure that smooths the surface of a root by removing abnormal toxic cementum or dentin that is rough, contaminated, or permeated with calculus

Root planning

12

Hand instrument used to treat subgingival surfaces; it has a blade with an unbroken cutting edge that curves around the toe and a flat face set at a 90 degree angle to the lower shank

Universal curette

13

Commonly accepted notations that are made to the patients chart to indicate the condition, position and restorative history if individual teeth

Periodontal charting

14

Surgical specialty of removing defects in bone

Osseous surgery

15

Surgical removal of diseased gingival tissues

Gingivectomy

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Surgery involving the removal of bone

Ostectomy

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Dentist with advanced education in the specialty of periodontics

Periodontist

18

Surgery in which bone is added, contoured, and reshaped

Osteoplasty

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Double ended knife with kidney shaped blades; commonly used in periodontal surgery

Kirkland knife

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Dental specialty involved with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting tissues

Periodontics