restorative dentistry


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restorative dentistry

[rə‚stir·əd·iv ′dent·ə·strē]
(medicine)
A branch of dentistry that focuses on the preservation and restoration of decayed, defective, missing, and traumatized teeth.
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The North American region is likely to experiencing the growth in the restorative dentistry due to rising demand for cosmetic dentistry.
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Smiles offers a wide range of treatments from restorative dentistry and orthodontics with Dr Tomos Crandon, to periodontics, dental implants and cosmetic dentistry.
Specialising in professional and pain-free dental care that utilizes the latest in dental laser and treatment technology, i.Dental Surgeons' comprehensive suite of dental care services range from regular dental health screening and hygiene services, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, prosthodontics (crowns, bridges and dentures), orthodontics (straightening of crooked teeth), periodontics (gums and gum diseases), to endodontics and pain management.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 28, 2014 -- Researchers here have shown that low-power laser triggers stem cells inside the body to regenerate tissue, an advance that lays the foundation for a host of clinical applications in restorative dentistry and regenerative medicine more broadly, such as wound healing, bone regeneration, and more.
The centre offers a comprehensive nine-course curriculum involving aesthetic, occlusion, and restorative dentistry, built upon Dr John C Kois' mission statement: "Enabling motivated dentists to achieve extraordinary levels, expanding both knowledge and application skills in restorative dentistry."
Chapters related to restorative dentistry and dental trauma have been eliminated or significantly condensed, while areas related to periradicular disease have been strengthened, but the book is still mainly an atlas and most illustrations have been retained.
The Easter Seals community dental clinic in Manchester is at 75 percent capacity for restorative dentistry and 50 percent capacity for hygiene visits, said Dr.
Mohamed Bassiouny, a professor of restorative dentistry at the Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia.
Chris, who has lived in Edinburgh for 14 years, was eventually referred to NHS Lothian's department of restorative dentistry - but the consultant there sent him back to his original dentist without offering him an appointment.