PERIODONTICS: Surgical Elimination of Periodontal Pockets - University of Michigan

Both the gingival and periodontal pocket are extensions of the gingival sulcus, which exists in health. Gingival and periodontal pockets are dental terms indicating the presence of an abnormal depth of the gingival sulcus near the point at which the gingival tissue contacts the tooth.

The surgery and scaling to eliminate periodontal pockets on maxillary arch.

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