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dental unit

1. A masticatory unit consisting of a single tooth and its adjacent tissues.
2. A mobile or fixed piece of equipment, usually complete with chair, light, engine, and other accessories or utilities necessary for dental examinations or operations.

den·tal unit

(dentăl yūnit)
Mobile or fixed equipment used by dentists and dental hygienists to provide dental care.
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Blitz explained that a mobile dental unit, which went along with a medical mobile unit, is not something that only helps the lower class.
The raising of BCOF and 34th Infantry Brigade and its supporting elements saw the raising in Mauritai of 87th Dental Unit which became BRITCOM Dental Unit at Kure in Japan.
Regardless of which method is used to maintain dental unit water quality, adherence to manufacturer maintenance protocols is essential.
If the dental unit uses a separate water reservoir system, is it maintained as directed by the manufacturer?
Without effective treatment, dental unit water does not even meet drinking water standards due to the growth of biological films in the dental lines.
Engelhard Aseptrol(R) chlorine dioxide release agent will now be available to dentists for eliminating contamination in dental unit water lines, such as ultrasonic scaler and air/water syringe lines used during dental surgery, cleaning and other procedures.
DentaPure(R) is a full line of consumable water purification products that disinfect dental unit water lines using a patented iodinated resin technology.
Nasdaq:PDCO) today announced that its dental unit, Patterson Dental Supply, has extended its exclusive North American distribution agreement with Sirona Dental Systems GmbH through September 30, 2007 for Sirona's CEREC 3(R) chairside dental restorative system.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Food and Drug Administration has cleared for market Pall Medical's Dental Unit Waterline Filtration System as a safe and effective means of reducing bacteriological contaminants and associated endotoxin from dental waterlines.
Contracts signed between California's Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB) and Delta Dental of California will pave the way for more than 35 individual projects recently proposed by Delta's Community Partner Programs department -- the same Delta Dental unit that administers state and county-sponsored dental benefits for nearly half a million California children.
The agreement also includes the NeedleZap(R) Dental unit, currently under development, which will be marketed to the dental industry through NDC's ADC and UDD members.