periodontal dressing meaning

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  • [Medicine]
    Surgical dressings,after periodontal surgery,applied to the necks of teeth and the adjacent tissue to cover and protect the surgical wound. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology,4th ed,p218)


  1. One type of procedure that can be executed is as follows : Removal of excess tissue under anesthesia through an internal bevel gingivectomy or undisplaced suture placements and periodontal dressing; after about a week of recovery after the surgery, remove sutures and periodically do observational evaluations to look for any signs of re-occurrence.

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