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dentistry

 [den´tis-tre]
1. that branch of the healing arts concerned with the teeth and associated structures of the oral cavity, including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and restoration of defective or missing teeth.
2. the work done by dentists, e.g., the creation of restoration, crowns, and bridges, and surgical procedures performed in and about the oral cavity.
3. the practice of the dental profession collectively.
operative dentistry dentistry concerned with restoration of parts of the teeth that are defective as a result of disease, trauma, or abnormal development to a state of normal function, health, and esthetics.
pediatric dentistry the branch of dentistry that deals with teeth and mouth conditions of children.
preventive dentistry dentistry concerned with maintenance of a normal masticating mechanism by fortifying the structures of the oral cavity against damage and disease.
prosthetic dentistry prosthodontics.

op·er·a·tive den·tis·try

usually, the individual restoration of teeth by means of metallic or nonmetallic materials.

operative dentistry

that phase of dentistry concerned with restoration of parts of the teeth that are defective through disease, trauma, or abnormal development to a state of normal function, health, and esthetics, including preventive, diagnostic, biological, mechanical, and therapeutic techniques, as well as material and instrument science and application.

op·er·a·tive den·tis·try

(opĕr-ă-tiv dentis-trē)
Individual restoration of teeth with metallic or nonmetallic materials.

op·er·a·tive den·tis·try

(opĕr-ă-tiv dentis-trē)
Individual restoration of teeth using metallic or nonmetallic materials.

operative dentistry,

n the branch of dentistry that deals with the esthetic and functional restoration of the hard tissues of individual teeth.
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Jean-Francois Roulet, Adhesive Dentistry in the 21ST Century, Operative Dentistry, 25, 355-366 (2000)
They are: Aesthetics, Basic Sciences, Endodontics, Electives, Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Implants, Occlusion, Operative Dentistry, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Practice Management, Self-Improvement, and Special Patient Care.
When approached, Head of Operative Dentistry, Nishtar Institute of Dentistry(NID), Dr Pervaiz Iqbal, suggested that instead of revision curriculum, PM&DC should update the syllabus and strengthen the basic sciences.
Seidler's over 2,000 hours continuing education throughout his career includes advanced study in implants, operative dentistry, crown and bridge dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dentures, orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, oral and IV sedation, and sleep disorder dentistry.
Japan) brings together 24 brief, illustrated chapters on topics in dental research and clinical practice, focusing on advanced periodontology and tissue engineering and emerging clinical science in operative dentistry.
Debbie Robinson, CDA, MS, is assistant professor, Department of Operative Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.
A group of dentists and surgeons from the US, Europe, Brazil, and Israel cover the fundamentals and history of lasers in dentistry, then their use in nonsurgical, surgical, and regenerative periodontics, oral pathology, implantology, fixed and removable prosthetics, cosmetic procedures, endodontics, operative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Larsen, DDS, MSD, associate professor in the department of restorative dentistry, division of operative dentistry at the University of Minnesota, provides a comprehensive assessment of porcelain veneer therapy.
Anser Maxood, Dean Faculty of Dentistry and allied health sciences, who is also member of senate by virtue of Chairman, Department of Operative Dentistry.
Topics include: Current trends; dental restorations; endodontics; implant dentistry; aesthetic dentistry; sleep medicine; operative dentistry and more.
A further aspect of pain in children is the techniques that we should use to manage pain during any operative dentistry.