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Ch45/50 Perio/Ortho2

Week 5 Perio/Ortho 2 Matching

Plaque Sticky tooth-colored film present on teeth that forms from bacteria and its by-products.
Calculus Plaque that hardens or calcifies.
Band pusher Used to seat and position the band on the tooth.
Six The number of sulcular site measurements recorded for each tooth.
Cross bite When a maxillary tooth or teeth align so that they are lingual to the occluding mandibular tooth or teeth.
Distal end cutters An instrument used to cut and hold the distal ends of arch wires.
Normal sulcus depth 3mm or less.
Class IV furcation Where the entrance to the furcation is clinically visible due to recession of the gingiva.
Crowding The most common cause of malocclusion.
Open Bay Office design that allows for many patients to be treated at once.
Cephalometric & Panoramic Xray Most commonly used radiographs on orthodontics.
Ecudate Fluid type substance (pus) contains bacteria, leukocytes, dead cells, degenerated tissues, and tissue fluid.
Furcation involvment Loss of interdental bone between multirooted teeth due to periodontal infection.
Gingivectomy Surgical excision of the gingiva.
Gingivitis Inflammation of the gingiva.
Gingivoplasty Surgical reshaping of the gingival tissue.
Perio debridement The removal of calculus, plaque and their by products from the coronal and root surfaces, also from the tissue walls and pocket to promote healing.
Periodontal pocket The sulcus that has a depth deeper then 3mm due to some type of pathology.
Recession Apical migration of the gingival margin, leading to exposure of the CEJ.
Created by: mgarrett