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Synonyms for dental

a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

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The expansion of the FHS teams (10,27) and the improvement in dental health service coverage after 2003 (12) characterized the expansion of the UHC in oral health in Brazil, and may explain why individuals registered in the FHS used more public health services.
Other contributing factors to poor oral health include cost of dental health services and access to providers.
The residents of the town have relatively low socio-economic status (SES) with poor access to dental health services. The urban sites refer to the Ismaili neighbourhoods of Karachi.
Concerns about the state of dental health services were raised in Parliament by Newcastle Central MP Chi Onwurah.
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, using register data, have examined utilization of dental health services and oral health among a large number of individuals before and after a dementia diagnosis.
Khyber College of Dentistry has prepared a comprehensive plan to improve the existing Dental Health Services in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Their topics include force finishing in dental medicine: a simplified approach to occlusal harmony, dental tissue engineering research and translational approaches towards clinical application, the thermal evaluation of myogenous temporormandibular disorders and myofascial trigger points in the masticatory muscles, using online social networks for increasing health literacy on oral health, and an evaluation of oral and dental health services in Turkey and in the members states of the European Union in terms of economy.
There are also plans to open a discount pharmacy to add to the primary, behavioral and dental health services currently provided.
Currently working as an Associate Professor and Head of the preventive and community dentistry department at the Fatima Memorial Hospital and College of Dentistry, he is teaching undergraduates in the college and doing community dental health services.
Revealing the results on the sidelines of the 19th UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition, Dr Hamda Al Mesmar, director of Dental Health Services at DHA said: "In terms of the periodontal condition of Dubai school children, 80 per cent of children in the age group of 12-15 years have gingival problems [unhealthy gums] and 57 per cent in the age group of 15-17 years have unhealthy gums."
21 -- (BNA): The Minister of Health and Assistant Undersecretary had earlier directed the development of high-quality, easily accessible oral and dental health services to citizens and residents all over the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Figures from the Birmingham community dental health services showed that between 1965 and 1981 extractions of deciduous (rst) teeth in children aged under 15 dropped from 35,000 to just over 9,000, and extractions of permanent teeth fell from around 11,000 to 3,500.
"Social Determinants of Dental Health Services Utilization of Greek Adults." Community DentalHealth.27 (3): 145-50.
(e) Dental Health Services Research Unit--Univ of Dundee, Scotland.