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What is scaling?

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In brief: Cleaning

Scaling in dentistry is the process of removing tartar and plaque from your teeth by using an instrument with a sharp edge at 90 degrees to the tooth surface.

In brief: Cleaning

Scaling in dentistry is the process of removing tartar and plaque from your teeth by using an instrument with a sharp edge at 90 degrees to the tooth surface.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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Dr. Bryan Siegelman
Dentistry - Periodontics
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In brief: Cleaning of teeth

The removal of soft and hard deposits of bacteria above and below the gum line.

In brief: Cleaning of teeth

The removal of soft and hard deposits of bacteria above and below the gum line.
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