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ABCDE

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A mnemonic for a step-by-step assessment of an athlete who collapses on the field of play. A = Airway and cervical spine (ensure that the airway is clear; suspect a cervical spine injury if...

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facial bone

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N.

One of the 14 separate bones of the face that make up the jaws, cheeks, and nose. Six are paired, namely the maxilla, palatine, zygomatic, nasal, lacrimal, and inferior concha;...

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gnathion

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The lowest point on the midline of the mandible. It is a point used in certain cranio-facial measurements.

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Heimlich manoeuvre

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[H. J. Heimlich (1920–), American surgeon] An emergency procedure to remove a blockage in the trachea to prevent asphyxiation, if treatment with up to five back slaps fails. The rescuer...

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impingement

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The unusually forceful application of food, teeth, foreign objects, etc. onto tissues, teeth, or prostheses.

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malalignment

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1. A condition in which one or more teeth are situated outside the line of the dental arch.

2. A condition in which the two ends of a fractured bone are...

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preparation

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The process of modifying a tooth as part of a restorative procedure. This may include the removal of caries, previously placed restorative materials, unsupported enamel and dentine, or...

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reference nutrient intake

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(RNI)

A dietary reference value used to estimate the protein, vitamin, and mineral requirements of a defined healthy group of the population.

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Sharpey's fibres

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[W. Sharpey (1802–80), English anatomist] The ends of the collagen fibres within the dental follicle which become embedded in the developing cementum and alveolar bone. The collagen fibres...

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strength

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Strength through joy the promotion of physical and cultural recreational activities among working people, from the name of Kraft durch Freude, a movement founded in Germany by the National...

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