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Subgingival curettage

subgingival curettage sub·gin·gi·val curettage (sŭb-jĭn’jə-vəl, -jĭn-jī’-)
The removal of subgingival calculus or ulcerated epithelial and granulomatous tissues from periodontal pockets with a curette.


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