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con·tact ar·e·a

that part of the proximal surface of a tooth that touches the adjacent tooth mesially or distally.
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contact point

The point on a tooth that touches an opposed tooth.
See also: point
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con·tact point

(kontakt poynt)
Area of union or junction of surfaces that are not completely contiguous.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Participants of the meeting also discussed the appointment of a liaison officer to EUROPOL, and it was agreed that a joint contact point is to be established in the Ministry of Security of BiH.
PCSO Taylor said: "The new weekly contact point is a great way for people to come and speak to their local officers and get crime prevention advice, as well as hearing about the work that the police and our partners are doing in the area.
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The Joint Contact Point will consist of an office with seconded staff from all relevant police authorities in BiH at all levels of government.
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Minister MektiA pointed out that he would do everything to avoid this scenario, explaining that the main problem is the lack of harmonized attitude between the police agencies on the location of the joint contact point for cooperation with EUROPOL and the opposition of the RS Ministry of Interior for its headquarters to be at the Directorate for Coordination Police Bodies of BiH.
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