Scaling

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Scaling

How the characteristics of an object change as you change the size of your measuring device. For a three dimensional object, it could be the volume of an object covered as you increase the radius of a covering sphere. In a times series, it could be the change in the amplitude of the time series as you increase the increment of time.

Scaling

The change in size of a measurable object accomplished when one of its dimensions is enlarged or shrunk. For example, given a rectangle, if one changes the length and/or width, this will by definition change the measure of its area.
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Absence of histologic signs of chronic inflammation following closed subgingival scaling and root planing using the dental endoscope: human biopsies--a pilot study.
Initially full mouth supragingival and subgingival scaling was performed by using ultrasonic scaler (EMS+mini PIEZON).
The effectiveness of subgingival scaling and root planning: An evaluation of therapy with and without the use of the periodontal endoscope.
Effect of personal oral hygiene and subgingival scaling on bleeding interdental gingiva.
Clinical responses to subgingival application of a metronidazole 25 percent gel compared to the effect of subgingival scaling in adult periodontitis.
The initial periodontal therapy comprising supragingival and subgingival scaling was performed.