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Keyes technique

[kahyz] /kaɪz/
noun
1.
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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