dental medicine

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: medicine - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teethdental medicine - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
crownwork, jacket crown, jacket, cap, crown - (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth; "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
dental appliance - a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
filling - (dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth; "when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth"; "an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'"
impression - (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster; "the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay"
inlay - (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
occlusion - (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
bonding - (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
cosmetic dentistry - the branch of dentistry dealing with the appearance of the teeth
dental surgery - the branch of dentistry involving surgical procedures
endodontia, endodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
dental orthopaedics, dental orthopedics, orthodontia, orthodontics, orthodonture - the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
periodontia, periodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth
prosthodontia, prosthodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by artificial devices
malocclusion - (dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally
overbite - (dentistry) malocclusion in which the upper teeth extend abnormally far over the lower teeth
crowned - having an (artificial) crown on a tooth; "had many crowned teeth"
uncrowned - not having an (artificial) crown on a tooth; used especially of molars and bicuspids; "uncrowned teeth badly in need of attention"
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Barry Waldman, DDS, MPH, PhD, is Distinguished Teaching Professor at the School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York.
Papas of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, who led the study and has also developed some of the new commercial fluoride mouth rinses.
With our tremendous growth in Utah, and particularly with the imminent launch of our Doctor of Dental Medicine program, the University of Southern Nevada name no longer accurately reflects who we are and who we serve," said Rosenberg.
Casiglia teaches at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
BEIRUT: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over $50,000 to the Saint Joseph University in Beirut to equip the faculty of dental medicine with a multi-purpose digital X-ray scanning system.
8220;BJAC is honored to work with ECU on this School of Dental Medicine project to provide new clinics and dental services across the state,” said Amster.
According to order of merit, Tahara Jamil of Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine with 825 marks secured the first position in the examination.
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine recently received a grant of $14.
Gies and the Gies Report: William Gies was a Columbia University biochemistry professor and founder of the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University, where he was interested in dental education, science, and clinical applications.
Contract notice: Delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment and tools to equip the hall for practical training in dental implantology for the needs of the faculty of dental medicine at the medical university - sofia.
Organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammad College of Dental Medicine (HBMCDM), a college of the Mohammad Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, in collaboration with the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, the workshop aimed to raise the level of knowledge about dental trauma.
Golub of the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook.