Keyes technique

Keyes technique

[kahyz]
noun
a system of treating periodontal diseases by eliminating specific disease-related microorganisms, primarily through nonsurgical therapy that is regulated and adjusted in accordance with microscopic or cultural findings in subgingival plaque specimens.

Origin:
after U.S. dentist Paul Keyes, who devised it

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