Dental Specialties and Team #3

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Dental Specialist (9)

dentist who limits his work to one type of practice

Oral and Maxillofacial surgery

exodontia; diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries and defects of the oral and maxillo regions

Orthodontics

orthodontia; diagnosis, treatment and prevention of malocclusions of the teeth associated with structure

Pedodontics

pedodontia; treatment of dental problems in children

Periodontics

periodontia; diagnosis and treatment of the oral tissue supporting and surrounding the teeth aka gums

Prosthodontics

prosthodontia; the restoration of replacement of natural teeth

Oral Pathology

the nature of disease affecting the oral cavity and adjacent structures

Endodontics

endodontia; the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the pulp
RCT- Root Canal

Dental Public Health

involved in the public health education to control and prevent diseased

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

diagnosis of disease through various forms of imaging, including x-ray films (radiographs)

1st new specialty in 36years

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Odontology

science dealing with the teeth, their structure, developement and their disease

Forensic Odontology

branch of medicine that deals with teeth and the marks left by teeth

Dentist:

legally responsible for the care of patients and supervision of all other members of the team;
can legally perform all dental functions

Exo-

to remove

Ortho-

straight

Pedo-

child

Perio-

around (gums)

Endo-

within

Path-

disease

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