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Case sequencing

The order of treatment for a patient undergoing dental implant therapy, including time of treatment…

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Case report

A type of documentation in which diagnosis, treatment, and outcome of a patient are described.…

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Case history

The data collected about an individual, family, environmental factors (including medical/dental history) and any other…

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Case–control study

Study design used to identify factors that may contribute to a medical condition by comparing…

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Cartilage

A derivative of connective tissue arising from the mesenchyme. Typical hyaline cartilage is a flexible,…

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Carbon fiber

Filaments made by high‐temperature carbonizing of acrylic fiber. Used in the production of high‐strength composites.…

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Carbide bur

A rotary cutting instrument made from tungsten carbide.

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Carat

A standard of gold fineness. The percentage of gold in an alloy, stated in parts…

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Capsular ligament

Referencing the temporomandibular joint, a thin, loose, envelope‐like fibrous band of tissue that connects the…