prosthodontics

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prosthodontics:

see dentistrydentistry,
treatment and care of the teeth and associated oral structures. Dentistry is mainly concerned with tooth decay, disease of the supporting structures, such as the gums, and faulty positioning of the teeth.
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prosthodontics

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(medicine)
The science and practice of replacement of missing dental and oral structures.
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4) Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran.
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Address all correspondence to Kasim Mohamed, MDS; Department of Prosthodontics and Implantology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Room 8, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, 600116; 0044-2476-8027; fax: 0044-592-8643.
An Active Duty 23-year-old Soldier was referred to the Tingay Dental Clinic Endodontic and Prosthodontic departments for a comprehensive evaluation.
Both Hart and Coco have an extensive background in prosthodontics.
Peter Jacobsen, who is responsible for teaching prosthodontics, said, 'People are now living longer and keeping their natural teeth longer too.
McCurdy, currently assigned to the prosthodontic division, National Naval Dental Center (NNDC), Bethesda, Md.
Dental technicians should take over prosthodontic and orthodontic work, and, as in other countries, minor dental work should be carried out by dental nurses.
Dental attitudes in this sample were associated with problem-oriented rather than regular dental attendance (Gilbert, Duncan, Heft, and Coward 1997), and with receipt of fixed prosthodontic services (such as caps, crowns, and bridges) (Dolan et al.
The best implant is a natural tooth," echoes Albert Guckes, a prosthodontic consultant at the dental clinic of the National Institute of Dental Research, Bethesda, Md.
Prosthodontic Complications of Implant Treatment and Maintenance of Implant Overdentures