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- ‘Volunteer dental surgeons are undertaking check-ups, fillings, extractions and teeth cleaning.’
- ‘Cold milk can be used to rinse and also store the tooth while taking it to the dental surgeon.’
- ‘Among healthcare professionals, dental surgeons are often in contact with the population and are in an ideal position to provide counselling and advice on smoking cessation.’
- ‘The mere thought of a dental surgeon poking around with sharp and abrasive instruments is enough to provoke pains, real or imagined in most.’
- ‘Earlier dental medicine was a subsidiary of medicine and dentistry was practised by licenced medical practitioners before the father of Indian dentistry, R. Ahmed, started the licensed dental surgeons ' course.’
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