endodontics(redirected from endodontal)
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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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A branch of dentistry that treats diseases and injuries affecting the root tips or nerves of teeth; root canal is a common procedure.