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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Address for Correspondence/Yazisma Adresi: Huseyin Simsek MD, Ordu University Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Pedodontics, Ordu, Turkey
He was followed up in 3 months intervals for 4 years in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Pedodontics for dental problems and further mutilations.
In Carnevale's case, her passion turned out to be "tiny and wiggly primary teeth!" Carnevale initially planned to become a maxillofacial surgeon, but after her EVIT externship at ABC Pediatric Dentistry, she fell "head over heels in love" with pedodontics and working with children.
Incorporating geriatric dentistry as a subject formally in the undergraduate dental curriculum, introducing a new speciality of geriatric dentistry similar to that of pedodontics for dental care in children, organizing workshops, conferences and symposiums on the subject, creating public awareness through media campaigns and lobbying by the state and dental council members to political parties to educate the politicians on the significance of the geriatric dentistry and its inclusion in the national oral health policy may be considered as few of the measures to change the mindset of dentists, policy-makers and academicians.
This in vitro study was conducted on 150 children of age group between 6 and 12 years reported to the Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Navodaya Dental College and Hospital.
(1) Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Capa, 34093 Istanbul, Turkey
(1) Department of Pedodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Selcuk University, Selcuklu 42079, Konya, Turkey
A 14-year-old boy presented to the Unit of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Oral Health Sciences Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India, with swelling and pain on right side of the face.
Satyaprasad, "An unusual type of sucking habit in a patient with cleft lip and palate," Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, vol.
Investigated children had healthy oral cavity, (without clinical evidence of inflammation in the oral cavity) according to clinical investigation performed by one qualified dentist at Department of Pedodontics, Medical University in Bialystok, and correct values of serum acute phase protein (CRP).
The authors would also like to acknowledge all the staff members and postgraduate students of the Departments of Public Health Dentistry, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry and of Periodontics, KLE VK IDS for assisting in the treatment of the study subjects.