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Doctor insights on: Adolescent Problem Behaviors Scale 15 Item

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I have had this nipple problem since about 2015 fall and it hasn't gotten better scaling dry nipple with discharge that doesn't heal.

I have had this nipple problem since about 2015 fall and it hasn't gotten better scaling dry nipple with discharge that doesn't heal.

Time to get checked!: Most nipple problems are benign and due to inflammation. However, depending on your age, medical history and physical exam, this may warrant further workup such as a mammogram or an ultrasound of the area. Additionally, testing the nipple fluid (nipple aspirate) or performing a special procedure called a ductoscopy may be recommended by your physician. ...Read more

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What happens in root planning and scaling procedure?

What happens in root planning and scaling procedure?

Regenerate/repair: Scaling and root planning (scrp) entailed scale all the deposits on the surfaces of the tooth structure above and below gum, then planning the surface to get an adequate smooth surface. However, scrp is only a small part of periodontal therapy, aiming to restore your periodontal support (bone, periodontal ligament, and cementum) through regeneration and/or repair. Must predict the outcome! ...Read more

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Can periodontal scaling hurt?

Can periodontal scaling hurt?

Yes but: If done without anesthetic, you will feel it. Everyone has a different pain tolerance. The same procedure done on ten different people will illicit ten different responses. Get numbed up and you shouldn't feel it. Rinse with warm salty water for three days afterwards. It's normal for teeth to be sensitive to cold for a few weeks as well. B ...Read more

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Which one is better scaling or hygiene?

Which one is better scaling or hygiene?

Same: Hygiene usually involves using dental instruments to scale teeth. ...Read more

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I am having scaling and root planning with crowns?

I am having scaling and root planning with crowns?

Common procedure : This procedure is usually performed with special dental hand instruments and may include an ultrasonic scaling and irrigation tools. The scaling tool removes calculus and plaque from the surface of the natural and artificial crown and root surfaces. If you have any concerns, please ask your dentist. Very common procedure. ...Read more

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Does ultrasonic scaling hurt?

Might be sensitive: But there are some very effective topical anesthetic agents that can be rubbed onto the gum tissue prior to the procedure that can make it relatively painless. The procedure itself was well described by my colleague. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How is the new ultrasonic scaler?

How is the new ultrasonic scaler?

Great: I'm not sure what the new ultrasonic scaler is but all of them that have been around awhile are quite useful instruments. A good cleaning is usually done with both the ultrasonic devise and then some refining, with hand instruments. ...Read more

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Will i need scaling and root planing?

Will i need scaling and root planing?

Possibly: If teeth/gums healthy, may just need professional cleaning. If gum disease present, tarter on teeth above or below the gums, swollen gums, receding gums, bleeding gums, may need more extensive treatment including, but not limited to, root planing and curettage. ...Read more

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How do I know if i need periodontic scaling?

How do I know if i need periodontic scaling?

Your dentist: Will tell you. The determination is based on your radiographs, condition of your gums, and amount of calculus present. Only your dentist or periodontist is trained and qualified to make that determination. ...Read more

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What are the procedures for scaling and planing on root periodontics?

Four quads: For scaling and root planing a quadrant is numbed and the teeth and root surface are cleaned hopefully to the the base of the pocket. Necrotic tissue is removed at the same time. ...Read more

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