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Synonyms for calculus

an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions

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2: Supragingival calculus covering more than one third but not more than two thirds of the exposed tooth surface or the presence of individual flecks of subgingival calculus around the cervical portion of the tooth or both.
Oral hygiene of the patient was poor with supragingival calculus and with periodontal pocket and clinical attachment loss in relation to lower anteriors.
Using this case and the details from the previous dental case in the literature both cases report the following oral findings: crowding, malocclusion, high arched palate, and supragingival calculus. Since this is the first reported case of hypodontia and short roots these cannot be concluded as being common findings or associated with the syndrome but may simply be a coincidence.
Two sites per tooth (midbuccal and midlingual) were assessed for the presence of visible plaque (yes/no) and supragingival calculus (yes/no).
3: Supragingival calculus covering more than two third of the exposed tooth surface or a continuos heavy band of subgingival calculus around the cervical portion of the tooth or both
A clinical investigation of the efficacy of two dentifrices for the reduction of supragingival calculus formation.
* A clinical condition of either Case Type II Early Periodontitis, according to the American Dental Association (ADA) classification system, (24) and supragingival calculus covering the lingual surfaces of the mandibular anterior teeth and the buccal surfaces of the maxillary first molars with subgingival calculus ledges or rings