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Root Planing

"Root Planing" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A procedure for smoothing of the roughened root surface or cementum of a tooth after subgingival curettage or scaling, as part of periodontal therapy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Root Planing" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Root Planing" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2000 and 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.