approximal


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approximal

(əˈprɒksɪməl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy situated side by side; close together: approximal teeth or fillings.
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In a retrospective study of dental records of 677 children aged 5-15 years with approximal primary molar caries, Milsom, et al.
A structural analysis of approximal enamel caries lesions and subjacent dentin reactions.
Approximal Plaque and gingival sulcus bleeding in routine dental care patients: Relations to life stress, somatization and depression.
Abstract: The treatment of approximal carious lesions in molars and premolars is often difficult because of the significant lack of hard dental substance, thus special problems of retention, strength and pulp biology occur.
Unfortunately, compared with the inhibition of insulin (approximal 60-70%), neither paeonol nor paeoniflorin suppress PEPCK mRNA expression in the present of Dex and CA (Fig.
Body adiposity status in teenagers and snacking habits in early childhood in relation to approximal caries at 15 years of age.
Oral hygiene and parent-related factors during early childhood in relation to approximal caries at 15 years of age.
He discusses the basics of dental aesthetics, and presents step-by-step instructions, cases, and many color photos showing the use of resin composite for the build-up of anterior teeth and the closure of approximal gaps, the closure of black triangles, changes of position and shape, and directly-constructed fiber-reinforced fixed dental prostheses.
Fracture strenght and survival rate of endodontically treated maxillary incisors with approximal cavities after restoration with different post and core systems: an in-vitro study.
In community-based programs where resources are scarce, the panel recommended implementing sealant programs in communities where the preventive effect will be optimal, and with consideration for prevalence of approximal caries, fluoridation status, and unique features of the population.
The investigation of non-invasive techniques for treating early approximal carious lesions: an in vivo study.
Generally healthy adults with mild-to-moderate plaque and gingivitis were assessed for baseline whole mouth, gingival margin and approximal plaque, gingivitis, and gingival bleeding using the Rustogi Modified Navy Plaque Index, Modified Gingival Index, and Gingival Bleeding Index.