pedodontics

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pedodontics:

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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pedodontics

[¦pēd·ō¦dän·tiks]
(medicine)
The branch of dentistry concerned with the care of children's teeth.
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They can also be used for larger multi-sided cavities, but in this case covered with a pre-shaped paedodontic crown (Courson et al.
Arora, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Kothiwal Dental College and Research Centre, Mora Mustaqueem, Moradabad-244001, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Hariharan, Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Prior to the field survey, four trained dentists were calibrated in oral examination among the 12 year-olds (n=10) in the department of Paedodontics, Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar, in order to minimize inter-examiner variability.
The participants were the parents (primary caregivers), of children aged between 1-4 years who reported for dental treatment in the Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Krishna Dental College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, India.