the maintenance of the teeth and gums in healthy condition, esp by proper brushing, the removal of plaque, etc: Also called: oral hygiene
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How to use dental hygiene in a sentence
Guys with horrible dental hygiene still chew scenery and gibberish still unvaryingly stands in for dialogue.Hollywood's Nonsensical, Multibillion-Dollar Franchise | Chris Lee | May 18, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Finally, the dental, medical, and nursing professions and the press must be enlisted in the school's campaign for dental hygiene.
Not one of these would print articles proving that the supplies advertised by their backers were inimical to dental hygiene.
Schools should see that parents understand the æsthetics, the economics, the humanity of dental hygiene.
The medieval surgeon arranged his rules in ten distinct canons, creating in this way a kind of decalogue of dental hygiene.Medieval Medicine | James J. (James Joseph) Walsh