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den·ti·frice

 (dĕn′tə-frĭs′)
n.
A substance, such as a paste or powder, for cleaning the teeth.

[French, from Old French, from Latin dentifricium : denti-, denti- + fricāre, to rub.]

dentifrice

(ˈdɛntɪfrɪs)
n
(Dentistry) any substance, esp paste or powder, for use in cleaning the teeth
[C16: from Latin dentifricium tooth powder, from dent-, dens tooth + fricāre to rub]

den•ti•frice

(ˈdɛn tə frɪs)

n.
a paste, powder, liquid, or other preparation for cleaning the teeth.
[1550–60; < Middle French < Latin dentifricium tooth powder =denti- denti- + fric(āre) to rub + -ium -ium1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentifrice - a substance for cleaning the teeth; applied with a toothbrush
cleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent - a preparation used in cleaning something
toothpaste - a dentifrice in the form of a paste
tooth powder, toothpowder - a dentifrice in the form of a powder
Translations

dentifrice

[ˈdentɪfrɪs] N (frm) → dentífrico m

dentifrice

[ˈdɛntɪfrɪs] ndentifrice m

dentifrice

nZahnpasta f

dentifrice

[ˈdɛntɪfrɪs] ndentifricio

den·ti·frice

n. dentífrico, pasta dental.
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Rise in fluorosis may be a cause of the excess use of fluoride in the drinking water and dentifrice containing fluoride [12].
Au dAaAaAeAa l'usine fabriquait du shampoing, mais aussi du dentifrice (Tonigencyl et Colgate) et du savon.
The rationale of this study is to evaluate the instant decrease in dentinal hypersensitivity by using dentifrice containing 8% Arginine-CaCO3 following scaling and root planning.
9,259,377 B2; Colgate-Palmolive has patented a method of preparing a dentifrice comprising a polymer matrix film with a low solubility flavorant in the following steps: forming a polymer matrix film in the substantial absence of a low solubility flavorant; wherein said polymer matrix comprises a water soluble polymer and a low solubility polymer additive; forming a dentifrice base comprising a low solubility flavorant; combining the polymer matrix film with the dentifrice base; and maintaining the combined polymer matrix film and dentifrice base for an amount of time suitable for an effective amount of said low solubility flavorant to transfer from said dentifrice base to said polymer matrix film.
All subjects were then prescribed with a commercially-available non-desensitizing dentifrice and an adult soft- bristled toothbrush for at-home use and were instructed to brush their teeth for 1 minute, twice daily, for the next 8 weeks.
This can be achieved through a patient applying a dentifrice containing potassium ions in a relatively soluble form to exposed dentine.
OSC manufactures and sells precipitated silica (white carbon) to a wide range of industries including tires, footwear, silicone rubber, dentifrice, food additives, and battery separators.
Self perception of fluorosis due to fluoride exposure to drinking water and dentifrice.
It is generally agreed that the dentifrice must be able to release fluoride into the oral cavity during the time of tooth brushing to have anticaries efficacy [2, 3].
Le papier toilette, le dentifrice, le savon, les couches et les serviettes hygieniques figurent en tete des articles les plus recherches par les Venezueliens.
Low Risk: oral hygiene education, biofilm control, nutritional counseling, and use of a fluoridated dentifrice 1 to 2 times per day
2003] found that the frequent use of a fluoride dentifrice enables a greater degree of enamel hardness than the combination of the dentifrice with a fluoride varnish.