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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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Key Words: Myths about Dental Scaling, Anxiety, Pain.
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"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."
The research team surmised that this practice with the mouth model was a means of integrating strength and dexterity gained from the intervention and may have resulted better manipulation or handling of the dental scaling instruments.