approximal


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approximal

(əˈprɒksɪməl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy situated side by side; close together: approximal teeth or fillings.
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Children's discomfort may vary among different treatments for initial approximal caries lesions: preliminary randomized controlled clinical trial.
Immediatelyafteropeningup,carious(red)areas could be seen in the approximal region (= caries, Fig.
For detection of approximal, occlusal and smooth surfacecaries.
In the Hall technique, preformed metal crowns filled with viscous GIC are placed onto teeth without local anaesthesia and without caries removal or approximal enamel preparation (25).
Small guiding notches on the approximal surfaces of the tooth were placed with a bur at a distance of 3mm from incisal edge in all the specimens.
Effect of semi-annual application of chlorhexidine/fluoride varnish mixture on approximal caries incidence in schoolchildren.
Dental floss for implantation and sampling of Streptococcus mutans from approximal surfaces of human teeth.
Fracture strength and survival rate of endodontically treated maxillary incisors with approximal cavities after restoration with different posts and core systems: an in vitro study.
Prevalence of approximal caries in posterior teeth in 15-year-old Swedish teenagers in relation to their caries experience at 3 years of age.