dental hygiene

dental hygiene

noun
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dental hygiene
 
n
Also called: oral hygiene the maintenance of the teeth and gums in healthy condition, esp by proper brushing, the removal of plaque, etc

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dental hygiene n.
The practice of keeping the mouth, teeth, and gums clean and healthy to prevent disease. Also called oral hygiene.

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