community dentistry

com·mu·ni·ty den·tis·try

public health dentistry, with an academic base, emphasizing the professional obligation to foster the delivery of prevention, education, and care to populations.

com·mu·ni·ty den·tis·try

(kŏ-myūni-tē dentis-trē)
Public health dentistry, with an academic base, emphasizing the professional obligation to foster the delivery of prevention, education, and care to populations.

community dentistry,

n a branch, discipline, or specialty of dentistry that deals with the community and its aggregate dental or oral health rather than that of the individual patient. Formal recognition of dental professionals engaged in community dentistry is through the American Board of Public Health Dentistry. See dental public health.
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Support and training through transferral of skills from general to community dentistry (if needed) will be provided.
Cleaton-Jones, Trends in Dental Caries in Latin American and Caribbean 5-6 and 11-13 Years Old Children: a Systematic Review, Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 31 152, (2003).
The failure to invest in community dentistry is hurting patients who can't always be cared for in traditional settings.
Diagnosis was visual with a plain mouth mirror used to assist visibility and cotton rolls were employed to remove any plaque or debris, where necessary, all teeth and surfaces were examined for caries using the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) criteria3 and scoring system.
The contents of the published articles were grouped into 10 individual dental specialty articles namely oral pathology and microbiology, oral medicine and radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pedodontics, periodontics, conservative dentistry and endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, community dentistry, and implantology.
He said that the conference will be contributing to a step change in providing a treatment of Maxillofacial trauma with multidisciplinary approach including Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Laser Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Anesthesia, Dental Management, Dental Marketing, Dental Emergency, Dental Ethics, Dental Hygiene, Cosmetic Dentistry, Community Dentistry and Behavioral Dentistry.
Prasanna Jayasekera, Consultant in Community Dentistry of the National Cancer Control Program.
Currently working as an Associate Professor and Head of the preventive and community dentistry department at the Fatima Memorial Hospital and College of Dentistry, he is teaching undergraduates in the college and doing community dental health services.
Published in the February issue of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, the study compared second-grade children in Calgary against those in Edmonton, where community drinking water fluoridation is ongoing.
Later on Community dentistry and oral biology departments were added.
Mulder, "Malocclusion and orthodontic treatment need of 15-74-year-old Dutch adults," Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, vol.

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