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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Dental Prophylaxis

    Treatment for the prevention of periodontal diseases or other dental diseases by the cleaning of the teeth in the dental office using the procedures of DENTAL SCALING and DENTAL POLISHING. The treatment may include plaque detection, removal of supra- and subgingival plaque and calculus, application of caries-preventing agents, checking of restorations and prostheses and correcting overhanging margins and proximal contours of restorations, and checking for signs of food impaction.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dental prophylaxis in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dental prophylaxis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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Translations for dental prophylaxis

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  • profilaxis dentalSpanish
  • Prophylaxie dentaireFrench
  • दंत प्रोफिलैक्सिसHindi
  • Profilaksis gigiIndonesian
  • Profilassi dentaleItalian
  • dental profylakseNorwegian
  • การป้องกันโรคทางทันตกรรมThai
  • דענטאַל פּראָפילאַקסיסYiddish

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