prosthodontics(redirected from dental prosthetics)
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Related to dental prosthetics: prosthodontist
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.
(Dentistry) (functioning as singular) the branch of dentistry concerned with the artificial replacement of missing teeth. Also called: prosthodontia
[C20: from prosth(esis) + -odont + -ics]
pros•tho•don•tics(ˌprɒs θəˈdɒn tɪks)
also pros•tho•don•tia(-ˈdɒn ʃə, -ʃi ə)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related oral structures by artificial devices.
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