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dental hygiene

noun

oral hygiene

noun
1.
the state or practice of keeping the mouth cavity in a healthy condition, as by a regular program of brushing and flossing the teeth combined with periodic examinations by a dentist.
Also called dental hygiene.
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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

oral hygiene

noun
1.
another name for dental hygiene
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dental-hygiene in Medicine

oral hygiene n.
See dental hygiene.

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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