The branch of dentistry concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance and promotion of oral health.
The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue.
The practice of dentistry concerned with the dental problems of children, proper maintenance, and treatment. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Ontario. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p724 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p332)
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Educational programs for dental graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic dental sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced dental degree.
Nonexpendable items used in examination.
Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).
Analog or digital communications device in which the user has a wireless connection from a telephone to a nearby transmitter. It is termed cellular because the service area is divided into multiple "cells." As the user moves from one cell area to another, the call is transferred to the local transmitter.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.
The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.
The total of dental diagnostic, preventive, and restorative services provided to meet the needs of a patient (from Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Preventive dental services provided for students in primary and secondary schools.
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
The plan and delineation of DENTAL IMPLANT fitting with DENTAL ABUTMENT.
Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.
Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.
Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.
Insurance providing coverage for dental care.
Agents used to occlude dental enamel pits and fissures in the prevention of dental caries.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a dental school.
Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.
The practice of dentistry concerned with preventive as well as diagnostic and treatment programs in a circumscribed population.
A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.