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den·tist·ry

 (dĕn′tĭ-strē)
n.
The science concerned with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and related structures of the mouth and including the repair or replacement of defective teeth.
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dentistry

(ˈdɛntɪstrɪ)
n
(Dentistry) the branch of medical science concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the teeth and gums
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den•tist•ry

(ˈdɛn tə stri)

n.
the science or profession dealing with the prevention or treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and oral cavity, the correction or removal of decayed, damaged, or malformed parts, and the replacement of lost structures.
[1830–40]
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den·tist·ry

(dĕn′tĭ-strē)
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the teeth, gums, and other structures of the mouth.
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dentistry

the science and profession that treats the diseases and malformations of the teeth, gums, and mouth. — dentist, n.
See also: Medical Specialties
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentistry - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teethdentistry - 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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Translations
طِب أسْنان
stomatologiezubní lékařství
tandbehandlingtandlægearbejde
רפואת שיניים
fogászat
tannlækningar
stomatológia
tandvård
dişçilik

dentistry

[ˈdentɪstrɪ] Nodontología f, dentistería f (CAm)
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dentistry

[ˈdɛntɪstri] n
(= service) → chirurgie f dentaire
(= subject) → dentisterie f
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dentistry

nZahnmedizin f, → Zahnheilkunde f
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dentistry

[ˈdɛntɪstrɪ] nodontoiatria
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dentist

(ˈdentist) noun
a person who cares for diseases etc of the teeth, by filling or removing them etc. Our dentist is very careful; I hate going to the dentist.
ˈdentistry noun
a dentist's work.
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den·tis·try

n. arte o profesión de dentistas.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dentistry

n odontología; pediatric — odontopediatra
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References in periodicals archive ?
College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan also offers Fellowship in five dental sub-specialties which includes Operative Dentistry, Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Orthodontics, Periodontology and Prosthodontics.
In a study conducted at Karachi regarding students preferences for career choice in 2017 expressed similar results as our study in which 28% students choose Oral surgery, 22% for Orthodontics and endodontics respectively.18 However, a study conducted at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2017, revealed that male students choose endodontics and female students choose operative dentistry as their career choices for postgraduate studies in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.20
The study was conducted in the Operative Dentistry Department of Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar.
The seminar was addressed by KCD Dean Prof Dr Ghulam Rasool, HoDs prosthodontics Dr Akbar Khalil, operative dentistry Dr Khalid Rehman, community medicine Dr Manzar and others who talked about different aspects of oral and dental care.
The walk was followed by a seminar facilitated by Assoc Prof Dr Sultan Zeb and the speaker were Dean KCD Prof Dr Ghulam Rasool, HoD Prosthodontics Dr Akbar Khalil, HoD Operative dentistry Dr Khalid Rehman, HoD Community Medicine Dr Manzar, Maxillofacial Surgery Dr Bashir and others who talked about different aspects of 'Oral and dental care'.
Null hypothesis: there is no correlation between first year dental students' soap carving grades and their clinical grades in Operative Dentistry course for fourth and fifth years.
From the Department of Operative Dentistry, Periodontology, and Endodontology (J.P.T.
Seven Saudi doctors trained for orthodontics, followed by oral and maxillofacial surgery (four), periodontics (three), orthodontics (three), pediatric dentistry (two) and operative dentistry (two).
General dentists 107(38%) comprised the majority of the sample, followed by dentists belonging to operative dentistry 73(25.96%).
He is an internationally renowned researcher and chair in Cariology and Minimum Intervention Operative Dentistry at King's College London Dental Institute at Guy's Hospital, London, who is also a visiting professor at ODC.
It has diverse uses in maxillofacial surgery, operative dentistry, orthodontics, Prothetics, facial reconstruction and treatment planning departments of dentistry as well as ENT.
Farhan Raza Khan, Consultant, Operative Dentistry Service Line Chief of Dental Clinics, and Head of the Dental Section, AKU, expressed these views at the 41st public awareness seminar on "Common Dental Problems and their Prevention," held at the seminar room of Dr.