Halitosis -bad breath of oral or gastrointestinal origin
-technique employed by rescuer for obstruction of victim's airway
of effused blood beneath tissue surface
HMO or DMO -health (dental) maintenance organization
which specifies a health care (dental) provider a patient may see
auxiliary who cleans teeth and provides patient education; administers local anesthetic,
nitrous oxide and performs periodontal scaling
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy -Treatment
modality where a patient is placed in a pressurized chamber that allows for the delivery
of oxygen in high concentrations for therapeutic purposes. It is sometimes used prior
to implant therapy or extractions for patients who underwent radiation therapy in
the head and neck areas to reduce the risks of osteoradionecrosis.
blood flow to a region
Hyperplasia - Excessive enlargement of a tissue due to increase
in the number of cells.