Theory III

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Theory III
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  1. chemicl that is bacteriostatic or bactericidal
    antimicrobial agent
  2. a substance that causes contraction or shrinkage and arrests discharges
    astrignent
  3. a tubular instrument placed into a cavity to introduce or drain fluid
    cannula
  4. a chemical that is used for therapeutic reasons
    chemotherapeutic agent
  5. treatment of disease by means of chemical substances or pharmaceutical agents
    chemotherapy
  6. the benefits of a product or procedure that lead to intended results such as reduction in gingivitis
    efficacy
  7. substance contained in a product (such as a dentifrice) to retain moisture and prevent hardening upon exposure to air
    humectant
  8. activity relating to motions of fluids or the forces that produce or affect such motions; opposite of hydrostatic
    hydrokinetic
  9. relating to the equilibrium of a liquid and the pressure exerted by the liquid at rest
    hydrostatic
  10. the use of forced intermittent or steady stream of water for cleansing or therapeutic purposes
    hydrotherapy
  11. substance used for irrigation
    irrigant
  12. flushing of a specific site or area with a steram of fluid; application of a continuous or pulsated stream of fluid to a part of the body for a cleansing or therapeutic purpose
    irrigation
  13. targeted delivery of water or solution to specific locations within the mouth
    oral irrigation
  14. the point of delivery of the irrigation is at, or coronal to the free gingival margin
    supragingival irrigation
  15. the point of delivery of the irrigation is angled at, or placed apically to, the gingival margin
    marginal irrigation
  16. the point of delivery of the irrigation is placed in the sulcus or pocket and may reach the base of the pocket
    subgingival irrigation
  17. a device usually consisting of a reservoir with a flexible delivery tube that uses pressure to flush an area
    irrigator
  18. having a uniform toniity or tension; denoting solutions with the same osmotic pressure
    isotonic
  19. a substance or action that impacts a function or process
    mediator
  20. a, and tumor necrosis factor. chemical that impacts the immunoinflammatory process causing either exacerbation (pro) or reduction (anti). Pro-inflammatory mediators include interleukin 1 beta, and postaglanding
    inflammatory mediator
  21. the ability of an agent to bind to the pellicle, tooth surface, and soft tissue and be released over an extended period of time with the retention of its potency
    substantivity
  22. process whereby the joint oaction of separate agents is greater than the sum of their effects taken separately
    synergism
  23. coordinated action; acting jointly; for example, one drug might enhance the effect of another drug
    synergistic effect
  24. a chemical with therapeutic properties that is delivered by rinsing or irrigation device
    therapeutic rinse

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