Meaning of Keyes technique

Keyes' technique"

Pronunciation: (kīz), [key]
  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.
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