Adapted for removing scales, as from a fish; as, a scaling knife; adapted for removing scale, as from the interior of a steam boiler; as, a scaling hammer, bar, etc.
Removal of plaque, calculus, and stains from teeth.
The art and function of making the ground safe using a scaling bar to locate and remove loose rock from the walls, face and backs of the workplace. Loose or potentially unstable rock is prised off the rock surface with a scaling bar. Also referred to as barring down.
Mechanically removing plaque and tartar from the teeth. One step of a dental prophy.
Removal of plaque, tarter and stain from tooth surfaces. This may be accomplished with either hand instruments or ultrasonic scalers.
a treatment procedure used to remove plaque and tartar from teeth, above and beneath the gumline.
A technique that involves the removal of plaque and calculus deposits from root surfaces below the gum line.
scraping of the tooth above the gum
Professional removal of hard deposits from the teeth.
The removal of plaque and calculus from the root surface below the gumline. Done in combination with root planing.
Removal of hard Plaques with an instrument. See: Prophylaxis
A procedure used to remove plaque, calculus and stains from the teeth.
A treatment for gum disease including removal of hardened plaque (tartar or calculus) from the teeth.
A process through which plaque, calculus, and stains are removed from the teeth.
the removal of plaque and calculus from tooth surfaces by scraping the tooth above the gums.
The action of cleaning of teeth below the gumline.
A treatment for gum disease involving removal of hardened plaque (tartar or calculus) from teeth. Performed by a dental hygienist during a prophylaxis (dental cleaning), or in more extreme cases by a periodontist. See "Professional cleaning."
The cleaning of the teeth to remove calculus.
Removal of loose rock from the roof or walls. This work is dangerous and a long bar (called a scaling bar)is often used.
craping of the tooth above the gums to remove plaque, calculus and stains.
A dental procedure performed to remove tartar, plaque and stains from the teeth. A procedure of prophylaxis.
scraping of the tooth above the gums.
A dental procedure used to scrape bacterial plaque and calculus from the surfaces of the tooth.
removal of plaque, calculus, and stain from teeth.
The removal of the hard deposits on teeth called calculus or tartar. See Scaling in "Gum Disease Can Be Treated Without Surgery" in Dental Health Information.
A procedure used by a dentist or dental hygienist to remove plaque, tartar and other stains from teeth. This may be described as either subgingival scaling when done below the gum line or supragingival scaling when carried out above the gum line. (See also Plaque and Tartar).