interproximal


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interproximal

(ˌɪntəˈprɒksɪməl)
adj
(Dentistry) dentistry situated between two adjacent teeth
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It would be great to live in a world where every radiograph taken by a dental assistant is free of distortion, has the correct density and contrast, has no cone cuts or overlapping interproximal spaces, and can be used properly in the detection of dental disease.
But this method is not effective in cleaning the interproximal areas and does not remove deposits from there, so inaccessibility to these areas becomes challenging for the patients and the most common site for the periodontal disease to occur.
6) Como un intento por mejorar los metodos tradicionales, unificar conceptos y tratar de establecer decisiones de tratamiento, asi como para aumentar la deteccion de estas lesiones, principalmente a nivel interproximal, varios autores recomiendan el uso combinado del examen visual con otras ayudas diagnosticas.
Both brushes performed better on the left side for smooth surfaces; however, both brushes performed better on the right side for the interproximal surfaces.
Comparative study of ultrasonic instrumentation for the non-surgical treatment of interproximal and non-interproximal furcation involvements.
For diagnosing interproximal caries in asthmatic and non-asthmatic children, the use of bitewing radiography was considered, but it was rejected by the ethics committee thinking that children would be exposed to radiation unnecessarily.
With caries risk assessment, the dental hygienist may recommend fluoride therapy, apply fluoride varnish, teach improved brushing techniques and interproximal biofilm management, apply sealants and refer the patient to the dentist for further restorative treatment.
Esta aparentaba una lesion benigna reactiva comun; sin embargo, presentaba caracteristicas patognomonicas, como el ensanchamiento del espacio del ligamento periodontal y la perdida de hueso alveolar interproximal y perirradicular, que implicaba el primer y segundo molar inferior izquierdo [9].
Chronic periodontitis defined by presence of [greater than or equal to] 2 Interproximal sites with CAL [greater than or equal to] 4 mm or [greater than or equal to] 2 interproximal sites with Probing Depth [greater than or equal to] 5 mm developed by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Working Group.
Por ejemplo, un diente con dos caries: oclusal y interproximal, fue clasificado dentro de la categoria 4 (caries interproximal).
The prosthesis achieved adequate retention by engaging minor interproximal undercuts and pleasingly mimicked the lost soft tissue (Figure 5).
Plaque accumulation on the interproximal surfaces of the teeth can initiate periodontal disease and caries.
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