odontoplasty


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o·don·to·plas·ty

n. procedimiento quirúrgico que se usa para mejorar el control de placas y cuidado de las encías.
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6%) horses had EMC distances exceeding 15mm following floating and cheek teeth wear abnormalities corrected indicates that the amount of occlusal adjustment and odontoplasty can affect the excursion to molar contact.
Various modalities have been implicated for the treatment of the palatogingival groove ranging from odontoplasty and saucerization to filling the groove with restorative materials such as glass ionomer cement, composite and amalgam (Brunsvold 1985, Friedman & Goultschin 1988).