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Synonyms for retainer

Synonyms for retainer

a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone

a dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment

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The other problem that advisors who have switched to the retainer model have encountered is getting a raise.
Kaji A, Sekino S, Ito H, Numabe Y Influence of a mandibular fixed orthodontic retainer on periodontal health.
An excellent retainer to hold these teeth in alignment is a fixed lingual bar, attached only to the canines (or to canines and first premolars) and resting against the flat lingual surface of the lower incisors above the cingulum.
Prices of the retainer packages are determined by which services are chosen and size of the organization.
Because ownership of the funds used for the advance payment retainer passes immediately to the lawyer upon payment, those funds may not be deposited in the lawyer's client trust account.
Lay the manifold retainer plate face down on some rafts ("parallels") to keep the nozzle tips from contacting the bench top as they are placed in the pockets.
Says Marshick: "The thermoplastic glass run and retainer component incorporates a continuous, Class A exterior molding along the top and rear edges of the movable side glass area, and eliminates the need for body-color appliques.
There is a misconception that retainer care is elitist, that patients don't want to pay for it, and that it's something they can't afford, said Marcy Zwelling-Aamot, M.
Some physicians who spoke with FAMILY PRACTICE NEWS doubted that any type of retainer medicine would become a major trend.
The fastener retainer is provided on tape and reel to be compatible with existing SMT automated installation equipment.
DALLAS -- Physicians in retainer practices are reporting better quality of care and fewer hassles, but the new approach is not without its flaws, according to a survey presented at a national conference on concierge medicine.
The Angle-Loc arrow retainer design secures a dozen arrows for rough travel and is easily removed as a convenient accessory box access.
Quinn has decided not to accept a retainer from Cecil's yard for the coming Flat season and will be "keeping his options open" instead.