dental pathology


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or·al pa·thol·o·gy

the branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical, gross, and microscopic aspects of oral and paraoral disease, including oral soft tissues, the teeth, jaws, and salivary glands.
Synonym(s): dental pathology

dental pathology

The science of diseases of the mouth. Synonym: oral pathology
See also: pathology

or·al pa·thol·o·gy

(ōr'ăl pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
Branch of dental science dealing wih study, diagnosis, and causes of oral disease and the changes they produce.
Synonym(s): dental pathology.
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A literature review of dental pathology and aging by dental means in nondomestic animals: part I.
Once the treatment performed under general anesthesia was completed, the resident filled out the report of operation, where the following data was obtained: (a) Patient characteristics, including age, gender, medical and dental pathology (b) Surgical procedures: surgical time and complications and (c) Dental procedures: dental extractions, restorative procedures, pulpotomies, stainless steel crowns, and preventive procedures.
Yu sees many patients whose frustrating medical problems resolve partially or completely with treatment of parasites and/or dental pathology and toxic heavy metals.