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2011-12-12 22:36:11

When it comes to receiving dental care, New Jersey has its share of underserved children, according to a Rutgers study.

2010-02-09 08:47:02

Children and adolescents with severe dental fear often come from families with a turbulent background.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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