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.

public health dentistry

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

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.
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Department Of Public Health Dentistry, KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE University, Belgaum, India.
For more information on the American Association of Public Health Dentistry, please visit aaphd.
She is active in the AAPD, the American Association of Public Health Dentistry and the American Dental Association, among other national and international organizations dedicated to oral health and health access.
As a faculty member in the dental hygiene department at Santa Rosa Junior College, Chigazola tries to implement public health dentistry into the program.
He serves on the editorial boards of Infection and Immunity (1989-present); Journal of Periodontology (1988-present), Journal of Periodontal Research (1987-present); Journal of Clinical Periodontology (1991- 1995), Journal of Public Health Dentistry (1991-1995), Current Opinions in Periodontology (1993).
com/ad9k (1) "The Association of Early Childhood Caries and Race/Ethnicity among California Preschool Children," Shiboski, Gansky, Ramos-Gomez, Ngo, Isman, Pollick, Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Winter 2003 (1a) http://www.

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