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dental hygienist

División en sílabas: den·tal hy·gien·ist

Definición de dental hygienist en inglés:

sustantivo

An ancillary dental worker specializing in scaling and polishing teeth and in giving advice on cleaning the teeth.
Example sentences
  • General dentists and dental hygienists can also provide more limited periodontal care.
  • Your dentist may recommend occasional appointments with a dental hygienist.
  • In some states, dental hygienists can open an independent practice and in others they can administer anesthetics.

Derivados

dental hygiene

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Example sentences
  • Despite these advances, however, tooth decay remains an epidemic in lower socioeconomic and medically compromised populations because of poor dental hygiene and lack of preventive care.
  • The family physician should encourage good dental hygiene that includes brushing of the teeth and gums, and regular flossing.
  • Dry mouth is also a possible side effect and can affect dental hygiene.

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