dentistry

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(dent′ĭ-strē)

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1. The branch of medicine dealing with the care of the teeth and associated structures of the oral cavity. It is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the teeth and gums.
2. The art or profession of a dentist.

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(dent′ĭ-strē)

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1. The branch of medicine dealing with the care of the teeth and associated structures of the oral cavity. It is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the teeth and gums.
2. The art or profession of a dentist.

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