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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue.

en′do·don′tic adj.
en′do·don′tist n.


(Dentistry) (functioning as singular) the branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the dental pulp
[C19: from New Latin endodontia, from endo- + Greek odōn tooth]
ˌendoˈdontal, ˌendoˈdontic adj
ˌendoˈdontist n


(ˌɛn doʊˈdɒn tɪks)

also en•do•don•tia

(-ˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə)


(ˌɛn doʊ dɒnˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp.
[1945–50; endodont(ia) in same sense (see end-, -odont, -ia) + -ics]
en`do•don′tic, adj.
en`do•don′ti•cal•ly, adv.
en`do•don′tist, n.

endodontics, endodontia

the branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the dental pulp and removal of the dental pulp, the nerve and other tissue of the pulp cavity; root canal therapy. Also endodontology. — endodontist, n.
See also: Teeth
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Noun1.endodontics - the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth


[ˌendəʊˈdɒntɪks] NSINGendodoncia f


n endodoncia
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In endodontics we treat these sensitive tissues of the teeth also known as the pulp in case of inflammation and pain arising due to potential infection in the tooth's pulp.
This book explains theoretical and technical aspects of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in endodontics and how it differs from traditional periapical projection radiography.
announced today its commitment to donate $100,000 in health care products and cash over the next five years to the Foundation for Endodontics in support of the organization's upcoming outreach trips to treat the endodontic needs of people living in the underserved Jamaican community of Treasure Beach and surrounding areas.
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Encouraging results have been achieved using the latest imaging modalities like Dental Cone Beam CT in endodontics but none of these systems can provide a three-dimensional real time imaging.
This privately owned family dental practice can easily increase revenues by providing high demand specialty services including endodontics, implant, oral surgery, orthodontics, pediatrics, etc.
Perhaps because of the increased access to such technology, CBCT scanners are now finding many uses in dentistry, such as in the fields of oral surgery, endodontics and orthodontics.
CASE REPORT: A 22 Year old male patient reported to the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Rajarajeshwari Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Siqueira teaches in the post-graduate program in endodontics at Estacio de Sa University.
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David was awarded a masters degree in Endodontics ( they are trained to save badly broken down teeth that otherwise may need extraction) with distinction from the University of London in 1997.