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dental

[′dent·əl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the teeth.
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In this study, a glass slide (S-1111, Matsunamic Glass Ind., Ltd.) was used first as a model substrate, and then [TiO.sub.2] thin films were formed on a commercial dental mirror (JM Dry 130 mirror top, Tachibana Medical Instruments Co.).
Clinical examination was performed under natural light with a dental mirror and a dental probe after drying the teeth with gauze to eliminate both saliva and plaque that might hide the defect.
Using an explorer and dental mirror and clear illumination mouth was examined thoroughly.
According to Hu-Friedy, the mirrors have a 113 percent reflection factor and are 38.5 percent brighter than standard rhodium-coated dental mirrors, with improved image clarity, color and brightness during exams and procedures.
Dental Concepts' offerings--which also include manual gum stimulators, light-up dental mirrors and interdental cleaners--are designed to help consumers take care of their teeth between visits to the dentist.
This was in a darkened basement with a confusion of what appeared to be dental mirrors on tripods surrounding what looked like an old hardhat diving helmet, but with too many ill-positioned portholes.
By rigging up a set of dental mirrors mounted on long tubes, the scientists could spy into the nests, recording when eggs were laid and hatched.
The clinical oral examination of the study participants was done using dental probes and dental mirrors. Dental probes and gauzes were used to remove food debris.
The dental examinations were performed on site by one calibrated examiner (VB) using disposable dental mirrors and a penlight.
The clean-living former Boyzone singer said he uses five toothbrushes along with a range of dental mirrors, pipe-cleaners and other tools during his 20-minute morning session to give him a "Hollywood smile".