stomatology


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stomatology

[‚stō·mə′täl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
The branch of medical science that concerns the anatomy, physiology, pathology, therapeutics, and hygiene of the oral cavity, of the tongue, teeth, and adjacent structures and tissues, and of the relationship of that field to the entire body.
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Center for Oral Diseases, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Stomatology,
Their properties and potential application in various fields of stomatology are being studied.
This study was carried out at the West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.
Following the same line of thought, a shadow prices ordering is imposed among outputs (admissions, admissions in maternity wards, outpatient visits in stomatology, in emergency and in external wards).
The objective was to discuss the diagnosis and treatment protocols adopted by the Stomatology Unit, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (HCPA), Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil and to characterize secondary syphilis lesions in the oral cavity and the respective clinical follow-up of patients toward cure.
She contributed to Milan Betetto and Janez Fettich's textbook for medical and stomatology students, Mala Dermatovenerologija (Pocket Dermatology), which was published in 1993.
What kind of patients are dealt with by a stomatology clinic?
1) Department of Prosthodontics, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325027, China
Department of Stomatology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022, China
3) State Key Laboratory of Military Stomatology & National Clinical Research Centre for Oral Diseases & Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Department of Operative Dentistry & Endodontics, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, No.
d) Pontiffcia Universidade Catolica do Parana--PUC PR, School of Dentistry, Department of Stomatology, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
Source of funding: This study was supported by funding from the National Key Clinical Specialty Program of China to Department of Periodontics, West China Hospital of Stomatology (2010).