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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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PDS specializes in a anesthesia-free technique of dental cleaning where hygienists clean animals' teeth just like humans' teeth - gently hand scaling both the inside and outside surfaces, with pets completely awake.
Ultrasonic instrumentation in this era was a preliminary measure prior to definitive hand scaling and root planing.
Consequences of the two-stage approach eventually surfaced as a rise in abscess formation in patients who had received initial debridement with an ultrasonic scaler followed by definitive hand scaling and root planing.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- A Philadelphia man who gashed his hand scaling a fence while fleeing the Philadelphia police has been charged with insurance fraud for allegedly trying to swindle $69,900 of insurance money from the Catholic church by claiming he cut his hand falling on their cemetery sidewalk, Attorney General Ernie Preate Jr.