Theory III

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Theory III
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2011-10-15 17:42:36
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Chapter 37 key words
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  1. presence of bacteria in the blood
    bactermia
  2. lipopolysaccharide (LPS) complex found in the cell wall of many gram-negative microorganisms; contained superficially within periodontally involved cementum
    endotoxin
  3. anatomic area between the roots of a multirooted tooth
    furcation
  4. pathologic resorption of the bone within a furcation
    furcation invasion
  5. area on tooth where instrumentation is confined; area where calculus and altered cementum are located and treatment is required
    instrumentation zone
  6. dental biofilm removal and control, supragingival and subgingival scaling, root planing, and adjuctive treatments such as the use of chemotherapy; the basic objectives are to restore periodontal health; arrest or slow the progression of early periodontal disease; or, for more advanced disease, to prepare the tissue for more complex periodontal therapy
    nonsurgical periodontal therapy
  7. a definitive treatment procedure designed to remove altered cementum or surface dentin that is rough, impregnated with calculus, or contaminated with toxins or microorganisms. Also termed debridement or root preparation
    root planing
  8. instrumentation of the crown or root surfaces to remove dental biofilm and calculus
    scaling

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