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Dental Prophylaxis

Treatment for the prevention of periodontal diseases or other dental diseases by the cleaning of the teeth in the dental office using the procedures of DENTAL SCALING and DENTAL POLISHING. The treatment may include plaque detection, removal of supra- and subgingival plaque and calculus, application of caries-preventing agents, checking of restorations and prostheses and correcting overhanging margins and proximal contours of restorations, and checking for signs of food impaction.
Also Known As:
Prophylaxis, Dental
Networked: 75 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 13 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Chu, Dachen: 3 articles (01/2015 - 04/2013)
2. Lee, Ya-Ling: 3 articles (01/2015 - 04/2013)
3. Hu, Hsiao-Yun: 3 articles (01/2015 - 04/2013)
4. Chou, Pesus: 3 articles (01/2015 - 04/2013)
5. McGuire, J A: 3 articles (07/2003 - 01/2001)
6. Charles, C H: 3 articles (07/2003 - 01/2001)
7. Mateo, Luis R: 2 articles (01/2012 - 03/2009)
8. Nainar, S M Hashim: 2 articles (11/2004 - 09/2002)
9. Redford-Badwal, Deborah A: 2 articles (11/2004 - 09/2002)
10. Sharma, N C: 2 articles (07/2003 - 05/2001)

Related Diseases

1. Gingivitis
2. Calculi (Calculus)
3. Chronic Periodontitis
4. Endocarditis
5. Infection

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Fluorides
2. Dentifrices (Dentifrice)
3. Doxycycline (Vibramycin)
4. zinc chloride
5. Calcium Carbonate (Limestone)
6. Arginine (L-Arginine)
7. Triclosan (pHisoHex)
8. Tin Fluorides (Floran)
9. Volatile Oils (Essential Oils)
10. Cetylpyridinium (Cetylpyridinium Chloride)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Dental Scaling
2. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
3. Oral Hygiene (Dental Hygiene)
4. Catheters
5. Home Parenteral Nutrition