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something that keeps or maintains existence or continuity in another thing.
space maintainer an orthodontic appliance, fixed or removable, that maintains the space left by a prematurely lost tooth or space that will be filled by a tooth not yet erupted.


A device used to hold or keep teeth in a given position.


In the context of fat fetishism, a person who is overweight or obese and plans to stay that way by “maintenance overeating”.


A device used to hold or keep teeth in a given position.


Device used to hold or keep teeth in a given position.

Patient discussion about maintainer

Q. I have heard probiotics, how do we maintain them naturally? I have heard probiotics i.e. useful bacteria should be maintained in the human guts… do we maintain them naturally?

A. look, i heard several microbiologists tell the same thing. all those yogurts that try to give us bacteria we already have - are just bull #$&*. it just look good in commercials. the L. casai that they publish is a bacteria you have in a great amount in your mouth anyway, every time you swallow saliva - you get tons of them inside of you anyway. no need to buy expensive "supplements".

Q. how do u maintain your shape as par weight en diet? its bse am interested in knowing anything concerning my body.

A. maintain shape can be achieved only by doing sports through the diet. are you doing anything? 3 times a week is the least recommended and it will reshape you.
good luck!
and if you have more questions- don't be afraid to ask!

Q. Anyone know what my best option would be to maintain my fitness? hello all……….I have a problem…. I live in countryside and without proper roads to run on so I have to run on a dirt mix gravel road and now during winter we get a lot of snow. Both the condition makes my jogging very difficult and my legs pain lot. Anyone know what my best option would be to maintain my fitness?

A. I have a solution a very simple one. First have a good shoe for your summer to run on those dirty and gravel roads. During winter days if you run on snow it itself will make you endurance good and if you feel with some difficulty then try some time on a treadmill and get heated up and then run on the snow. Try this……….. All the best.

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It's known that across the board for maintenance we are about 4,000 maintainers short right now.
It's important to understand the level and mix of mission functions and purpose of contract maintainers in order to find the right balance between when soldiers or contract maintainers are used (Judson, 2016, p.
The fact that our maintainers use different publications than the aircrew, and that their documents and procedures update at a faster pace than our own, exacerbates the issue.
The potential restorers and maintainers were identified and presented in Table 3.
The maintainers on the det were aware that the blade fold actuator motor was not working at 100 percent.
Oddly enough, the maintainers like the iPads so much they take better care of them, because they see them as such a valuable tool," he said.
A properly designed fixed space maintainer not only preserves arch length but also reduces the psychological trauma, speech problems and prevents the development of tongue thrusting habits.
This paper describes two cases where space loss is prevented by the use of resin bonded esthetic space maintainers.
In an ideal world, there would be enough qualified 5- and 7-level maintainers to ensure safe reliable maintenance actions are performed and enough consistently available to provide training to the new 3-levels.
Use of artificial sweeteners and fat-modified foods in weight loss maintainers and always-normal weight individuals.
These features facilitate making the PRM-34B an essential tool for all SINCGARS radio operators and maintainers.
The type of space maintainers used (band and loop) which encounter lesser stresses than longer span appliances [Qudeimat and Fayle, 1998];