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Synonyms for pit

coal mine

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pit something or someone against something or someone

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the pits: terrible

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Synonyms for pit

an area sunk below its surroundings

a place known for its great filth or corruption

to place in opposition or be in opposition to

a fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

Synonyms for pit

the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

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(commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on

(auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled

a trap in the form of a concealed hole

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a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

set into opposition or rivalry

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remove the pits from

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Part 8: The use of pit and fissure sealants in preventing caries in the permanent dentition of children.
Although only limited data are available regarding the prevalence of pit and fissure sealants in Puerto Rican children, the "Administracion de Seguros de Salud de Puerto Rico", the agency that monitors the Health Reform Program, estimated an increase in dental sealant utilization in the first permanent molars of 8 year olds, from 2% in 1992 to 8% in 1998 (12).
Pit and fissure sealants for preventing dental decay in the permanent teeth of children and adolescents.
7% complete retention 10 years after one single application of pit and fissure sealants.
2,3,4) In this context, use of pit and fissure sealants as an adjunct to oral health care strategies and fluoride therapy in preventing dental caries would be worthwhile.
By the mid 1970s, the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Dental Materials and Devices had reviewed the status of pit and fissure sealants and published its supportive opinions.
Success with pit and fissure sealants is very dependent on technique.
The Importance of Pit and Fissure Sealants in Caries Prevention
Clinical evaluation of a medium-filled flowable restorative material as a pit and fissure sealant.
Jensen OE, Billings RJ, Featherstone JD: Clinical evaluation of FluroShield pit and fissure sealant.
64] Amalgam restorations sealed with a pit and fissure sealant exhibited significantly less microleakage and superior marginal integrity.
It is recommended that tactile detection of occlusal caries should be discontinued, and the probe used only to clean the pits and fissures gently for more accurate visual detection, or prior to pit and fissure sealant placement.
The following services are available for $15 (free for CLC students with ID): teeth cleaning, X-rays, fluoride application, and pit and fissure sealants.
7% of subjects had restorations and only 1% received pit and fissure sealants, thus highlighting the need for preventive treatment.