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dental hygiene

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dental hygiene

dental hygiene

noun
1.
the maintenance of the teeth and gums in healthy condition, esp by proper brushing, the removal of plaque, etc Also called oral hygiene
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dental hygiene in Medicine

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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