egne tænder +/+

English translation: Own upper and lower teeth (or own teeth +/+)

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Danish term or phrase:egne tænder +/+
English translation:Own upper and lower teeth (or own teeth +/+)
Entered by: Helen Johnson

10:58 Dec 22, 2012
Danish to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Dentistry / patient notes
Danish term or phrase: egne tænder +/+
General notes but with reference to teeth, does anyone know whether +/+ refers to upper and lower? If not, what does it refer to please?
TIA
Helen Johnson
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:56
Own teeth +/+
Explanation:
This seems to be short hand for patient retaining original or own teeth in bot upper and lower gums. If the patient was using dentures on one of the gums it would be +/- or -/+, or dentures on both teeth -/-.
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Lene Johansen
Local time: 13:56
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3Own teeth +/+
Lene Johansen
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plus is upper jaw and minus is lower
Lise Leavitt

  

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Own teeth +/+


Explanation:
This seems to be short hand for patient retaining original or own teeth in bot upper and lower gums. If the patient was using dentures on one of the gums it would be +/- or -/+, or dentures on both teeth -/-.

Lene Johansen
Local time: 13:56
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