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toothpick

(to͞oth′pĭk′)
n.
A small piece of wood or other material for removing food particles from between the teeth.

toothpick

Any small tapering sliver of wood or other material used to remove food debris from between the teeth. Early examples were made of gold, carved bone, or ivory.

tooth·pick

(tūthpik)
Small wood sliver or thin plastic device used to remove food particles from the interdental space.
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* Insert the upper end of the toothpick into the charm eyelet and slide down about Vs".
Or it could be insecurities and baggage we've had from childhood; scared of new places, new jobs, scared about making friends, and we stand gun in hand or maybe with the better toothpick preventing ourselves from moving forward or stopping ourselves from trusting!
In an unusual case published in a report in (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1752928X18302798?via%3Dihub) the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine , a Portuguese woman was found to have died from a toothpick stuck to her throat.
The use of toothpicks is one of the causes of space in between one's teeth.
(1,5) Furthermore, the sensitivity of CT for detection of the ingested foreign body is low, with a detection rate of 41.6% for toothpicks and another 71.4% for fish bones.
A Coventry man who recreates iconic sporting venues out of toothpicks has unveiled his latest model -- and it's a little closer to home.
Shaminder Singh, aged 34, from Wyken has created a miniature version of the Ricoh Arena using 45,000 toothpicks.
Toothpicks can be rarely detected on radiologic screening because they are radiolucent (4).
It does not get soggy or splinter like wood toothpicks, and will not spread teeth or scratch the enamel.
This month, we are sharing an assortment of 3-D lessons, which use such media as cardboard tubes, toothpicks, dental floss, acetate, small items such as bottle caps and googly eyes, and more!
Concerning the specific ingestion of toothpicks, more than half of all cases go unnoticed by patients and frequently lead to perforations [6].
Place painted eggs on toothpicks that are inserted into a Styrofoam block, and allow drying.