pedodontia


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pe·do·don·tia

 (pē′də-dŏn′shə)
n.
Pedodontics.
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pedodontics, pedodontia

a branch of dentistry specializing in children’s dental care. — pedodontist, n.
See also: Children
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(2) Department of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry, Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute, Tamil Nadu, India
A 12 year old boy visited the Department of Pedodontia and Preventive dentistry along with his mother and siblings with a chief complaint of food lodgment and sensitivity in the upper right back region of jaw.
Rajesh Kumar, Department of Pedodontia, Christian Dental College, CMC Hospital, Ludhiana--141008, Punjab.