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Reducing the Likelihood of Burnished Calculus

I am about to graduate from dental hygiene school. I was taught that the current standard of care is to avoid creating glassy, smooth surfaces. However, one instructor in the clinic suggested that all surfaces should be glassy and smooth.…

A New Approach

The implementation of remedial maintenance instrumentation may help clinicians improve periodontal therapy outcomes.