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.
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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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Initially full mouth supragingival and subgingival scaling was performed by using ultrasonic scaler (EMS+mini PIEZON).
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.
(9,10) Wilson, Carnio, Schenk and Myers found that histologic signs of inflammation were absent 6 months after a single course of closed subgingival scaling and root planing using the dental endoscope.
Also, a discrepancy exists between verbiage on page 14 stating DHATs are not allowed to perform subgingival scaling and root planing, versus on page 16 stating they are allowed nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
The initial periodontal therapy comprising supragingival and subgingival scaling was performed.
All of the countries surveyed by Johnson allowed supra-and subgingival scaling with subgingival oral irrigation permitted in most.