Definition of Oral hygiene

1. Noun. The practice of keeping the mouth clean in order to prevent cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, periodontitis, bad breath (halitosis), and other dental disorders. ¹

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Medical Definition of Oral hygiene

1. The practice of personal hygiene of the mouth. It includes the maintenance of oral cleanliness, tissue tone, and general preservation of oral health. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oral Hygiene

oral contraceptive
oral contraceptive pill
oral contract
oral epithelial nevus
oral exam
oral examination
oral fissure
oral fistula
oral focal mucinosis
oral glucose
oral gratification
oral haemorrhage
oral hairy leukoplakia
oral health
oral herpes
oral hygiene (current term)
oral hygiene index
oral lactose tolerance test
oral manifestations
oral medicine
oral membrane
oral mucosa
oral mucositis
oral part of pharynx
oral pathology
oral personality
oral pharynx
oral physiotherapy
oral plate

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