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scaling

[ skey-ling ]
/ ˈskeɪ lɪŋ /
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noun Dentistry.

the removal of calculus and other deposits on the teeth by means of instruments.

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Origin of scaling

non·scal·ing, adjectiveun·scal·ing, adjective
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