public health dentistry


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pub·lic health den·tis·try

that specialty of dentistry concerned with the prevention and control of dental diseases and promotion of oral health through organized community efforts.
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public health dentistry

The area of dentistry that seeks to improve the dental health of communities by epidemiological studies, research in preventive methods, and better distribution, management, and use of dental skills.
See also: dentistry
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pub·lic health den·tis·try

(pŭblik helthdentis-trē)
That specialty of dentistry concerned with prevention and control of dental diseases and promotion of oral health through organized community efforts.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Demographic Number (%) of respondents Gender Male 142 (55.04%) Female 116 (44.96%) Academic position Staff 81 (31.4%) PG students 177 (68.6%) Career focus Clinical, academic 149 (57.7%) Clinical, nonacademic 45 (17.5%) Research 58 (22.5%) Others 6 (2.3%) Department Conservative and endodontics 32 (12.4%) Oral medicine and radiology 28 (10.8%) Oral pathology and microbiology 27 (10.5%) Orthodontics 30 (11.6%) Oral and maxillofacial surgery 25 (9.78%) Pedodontics 26 (10.1%) Periodontics 29 (11.2%) Public health dentistry 27 (10.5%) Prosthodontics 34 (13.2%) * Some percentages do not total 100 because of rounding.
The authors would also like to acknowledge all the staff members and postgraduate students of the Departments of Public Health Dentistry, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry and of Periodontics, KLE VK IDS for assisting in the treatment of the study subjects.
(5.) American Academy of Public Health Dentistry: www.aaphd.org
Eron Jr., "Perceived oral health status, unmet needs, and barriers to dental care among HIV/AIDS patients in a North Carolina Cohort: impacts of race," Journal of Public Health Dentistry, vol.
Department of Public Health Dentistry, HP Government Dental College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
"The Relationship Between Dental Utilization and Preventive Participation among a Well-Elderly Sample." Journal of Public Health Dentistry 53, no.
Department of Public Health Dentistry, SMBT Dental College, Sangamner Taluk.
The undergraduate students are required to access online communications as part of their public health dentistry curriculum in the second year of their dental course and this necessitates computer literacy.

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