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odontology

[‚ō‚dän′täl·ə·jē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A branch of science that deals with the formation, development, and abnormalities of teeth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This information corresponded to the evaluations of 370 students admitted in first year of Odontology at the Universidad de los Andes, who took morphology for the first time, excluding repeaters and those coming from other careers.
At present, the world recognizes and has accepted forensic odontology as an established subject.
According to Jeddy, Ravi, and Radhika, advancements such as tongue prints, denture identification, and facial reconstruction have been introduced into the field of forensic odontology.
Anusha, "Evaluation of accuracy of human bite marks on skin and an inanimate object: a forensic-based cross-sectional study," International Journal of Forensic Odontology, vol.
Furthermore, reviews show that the older "Odontology" remain, under the GOH nomenclature (5,6,8).
A number of reports in the field of forensic odontology have dealt with estimating chronological age in humans, living, or dead.
In July 2012, the Federal Odontology Council of Brazil, the highest authority in the country in this field, granted wind instrumentalists the status of "special patients," declaring that caring for wind instrumentalists requires special attention and training.
Role of dental expert in forensic odontology. Nat J Maxillofacial Surgery 2014; 5(1):2-5.
Therefore, we aimed to analyze the educational practices for the Unified Health System performed by good professors, from the perspective of nursing, medical and odontology students, based on Shulman's concept of knowledge of educational ends, purposes, values and their historical and philosophical grounds, at a university in southern Brazil.
The study involved 91 patients who had daytime sleepiness and either snoring or mild to moderate sleep apnea, said Marie Marklund, Ph.D., D.D.S., of the department of odontology at Umea (Sweden) University and her associates (JAMA Intern.
Saline solution, which is widely used in odontology and enables the ionic dissociation of the calcium hydroxide P.A., was used in the comparative analysis of copaiba oil as a vehicle for endodontic pastes (ESTRELA et al., 1997).