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pe·do·don·tics

(pē-dō-don'tiks),
The branch of dentistry concerned with the dental care and treatment of children.
[G. pais, child, + odous, tooth]

pedodontics

/pe·do·don·tics/ (pe-do-don´tiks) the branch of dentistry dealing with the teeth and mouth conditions of children.

pedodontics

(pē′də-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the treatment of children.

pe′do·don′tist (-dŏn′tĭst) n.

pedodontics

pe·di·at·ric den·tis·try

(pē'dē-at'rik den'tis-trē)
The branch of dentistry concerned with the dental care and treatment of children.
Synonym(s): pedodontia, pedodontics, paediatric dentistry.

pe·di·at·ric den·tis·try

(pē'dē-at'rik den'tis-trē)
Branch of practice concerned with diagnosis, management, and treatment of dental and orofacial conditions in children.
Synonym(s): pedodontia, pedodontics, paediatric dentistry.

pedodontics (pē´dədon´tiks),

n the branch of dentistry that includes the following: training the child to accept dentistry; restoring and maintaining the primary, mixed, and permanent dentitions; applying preventive measures for dental caries and periodontal disease; and preventing, intercepting, and correcting various problems of occlusion.
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