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Synonyms for scaling

the act of arranging in a graduated series


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act of measuring or arranging or adjusting according to a scale

ascent by or as if by a ladder

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The team of researchers recruited nearly 29,000 volunteers over 60 with no history of heart trouble and questioned them about how often they went to the dentist for dental scaling, where the build-up of plaque and tartar is removed.
The study involved 51,000 adults in Taiwan who had received at least one full or partial dental scaling and a similar number of people matched with gender and health conditions who had never had a tooth scaling.
To treat mouth odour, we have different modalities and routine instruction for oral hygiene, which the patient has to follow such as proper teeth brushing and dental scaling as well as surgery when other options fail.
As part of its original NDA, CollaGenex submitted the results of three Phase III clinical trials demonstrating the efficacy of Periostat in conjunction with routine dental scaling and prophylaxis.