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Please help? Is the same machine used for dental scaling/root planing and dental debridement?

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Dr. John Francis
Dentistry - Periodontics
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In brief: Probably

The most commonly used instrument for that procedure is a sonic scaler; a vibrating tip that sprays water.

In brief: Probably

The most commonly used instrument for that procedure is a sonic scaler; a vibrating tip that sprays water.
Dr. John Francis
Dr. John Francis
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In brief: Would think so

There are many varieties of ultrasonic and electrical scalers out there.
It may just be a definition difference.

In brief: Would think so

There are many varieties of ultrasonic and electrical scalers out there.
It may just be a definition difference.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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