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prosthodontics

 [pros″tho-don´tiks]
the branch of dentistry concerned with construction of artificial appliances designed to restore and maintain oral function by replacing missing teeth and sometimes other oral structures or parts of the face.

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thō-don'tiks),
The science of and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

prosthodontics

/pros·tho·don·tics/ (pros″thah-don´tiks) the branch of dentistry dealing with construction of artificial appliances designed to restore and maintain oral function by replacing missing teeth and sometimes other oral structures or parts of the face.

prosthodontics

(prŏs′thə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.

pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.

prosthodontics

[pros′thədon′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, prosthesis + odous, tooth
a branch of dentistry devoted to the construction of artificial appliances that replace missing teeth or restore parts of the face.

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
The science and art of providing suitable substitutes for the coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that existing impaired function, appearance, comfort, and health of the patient may be restored.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

pros·tho·don·tics

(pros'thŏ-don'tiks)
Science of providing suitable substitutes for coronal portions of teeth, or for one or more lost or missing teeth and their associated parts, so that impaired function, appearance, and comfort, may be restored.
Synonym(s): dental prosthetics, prosthodontia.
[L. prosthodontia, fr. G. prosthesis + odous (odont-), tooth]

prosthodontics (pros´thōdon´tiks),

n the part of dentistry pertaining to the restoration and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of the patient by the replacement of missing teeth and contiguous tissues with artificial substitutes. It has three main branches: removable prosthodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and maxillofacial prosthetics.
prosthodontics, fixed,
n the branch of prosthodontics concerned with the replacement or restoration of teeth by artificial substitutes that are not readily removable.

prosthodontics

a specialty in dentistry concerned with the restoration of damaged or missing teeth.
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Hence it was decided to know the individual steps involved in the fixed prosthodontics preclinical training different from clinical settings, in which such procedures will be performed.
1) Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha University, Chennai, India
A single blinded Study was carried out in the department of prosthodontics, Fatima memorial hospital, in patients desirous of treatment of removable oral prosthesis.
In this study rehabilitation of a partial mandibulectomy patient following a conventional non surgical removable cast denture prosthodontics has been described.
David Bartlett, a professor and consultant in prosthodontics.
Dental non-surgical intervention services include CDT codes for restorative dental services, non-surgical endodontic services, removable prosthodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and orthodontics.
Juneja, a Prosthodontist at Dental Studio in Jumeira, was recognized as the leading specialist in the Prosthodontics field for his complete smile make-overs through the use of implants, veneers and crowns for the second consecutive year.
Dr Juneja, a Prosthodontist at Dental Studio in Jumeirah, was recognised as the leading specialist in the Prosthodontics field for his complete smile make-overs through the use of implants, veneers and crowns for the second consecutive year.
The three-day conference, entitled "Aesthetic Dentistry, Top tips for a natural smile", tackles different issues on orthodontics, dental healing and prosthodontics as well as the latest developments in aesthetic dentistry.
He was a diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics.
His more recent accomplishments include serving as a clinical professor in the Department of Neurology at New York University College of Medicine, and before that as a professor and chair in the Department of Removable Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry.