restorative dentistry

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op·er·a·tive den·tis·try

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

re·stor·a·tive den·tis·try

(rĕ-stōr'ă-tiv den'tis-trē)
Individual restoration of teeth by means of amalgam, synthetic porcelainlike materials, resins, or inlays.
See also: implant, oral and maxillofacial surgery

re·stor·a·tive den·tis·try

(rĕ-stōr'ă-tiv den'tis-trē)
Individual restoration of teeth by means of amalgam, synthetic porcelainlike materials, resins, or inlays.


that branch of the healing arts concerned with the teeth and associated structures of the oral cavity, including prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth.

conservative dentistry
involved with the preservation of natural teeth.
restorative dentistry
the repair of defects or injury to teeth.


1. promoting a return to health or to consciousness.
2. a remedy that aids in restoring health, vigor or consciousness.

restorative dentistry
see restorative dentistry.
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During this time he also worked on a Masters degree in restorative dentistry and a post-grad certificate in implantology with Warwick University.
Aegis currently publishes "Inside Dentistry," launched in 2006, "Advanced Aesthetics & Interdisciplinary Dentistry," "Functional Esthetics & Restorative Dentistry," "The Middle East Journal of Oral Health" and "Dentistry India.
Forsyth's administration and board of trustees felt it was time to revisit the possibility of an expanded role for the dental hygienist, and proposed that dental hygienists be trained in all phases of restorative dentistry.
For the 24-year-old has found his true vocation working as an associate dentist for Buckle & McGrath - one of the UK's leading specialists in aesthetic and restorative dentistry.
My first patient was in need of some routine restorative dentistry.
Graser specializes in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
He was a charter member of The Sleep Disorders Dental Society 30 years ago and is known for treatment in the fields of Comprehensive Restorative Dentistry, Dental Sleep Medicine, and TMJ/Facial Pain.
There were occasions when I felt the need to cover my eyes and ears but the restorative dentistry carried out with people who had suffered from cancer was particularly impressive.
com)-- Seattle implant experts at North Seattle Restorative Dentistry have recently announced a new treatment plan service to help treat the unique dental requirements of patients across Kenmore, Bothell, Seattle, and Mountlake Terrace.
In 1964, he was made a senior lecturer at the newly-formed University of Wales Dental School, in Cardiff, and in 1968, he became chairman in restorative dentistry.
The longest waits are in orthodontics and restorative dentistry but a new orthodontic consultant has now been appointed, although he won't take up his post until April next year.
Harris, who owns the Chadds Ford Center for Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry in Chadds Ford, PA, converted his practice to latex-safe in 1996 after he developed contact dermatitis from a face mask and his dental assistant suffered allergies to latex gloves.