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  ALD | Academy of Laser Dentistry
The Academy of Laser Dentistry formally endorsed the Revised Curriculum Guidelines and Standard for Dental Laser Education at its Annual Conference in Palm Springs, California, February 4, 1999.
The Academy of Laser Dentistry is an international professional membership association of dental practitioners and supporting organizations dedicated to improving the health and well being of patients through the proper use of laser technology.
The Academy of Laser Dentistry is a not for profit organization dedicated to the advancement and education of lasers in dentistry.
www.laserdentistry.org   (374 words)

  Dentistry - MSN Encarta
Dentistry, practice of preventing and treating diseases of the teeth, gums, and tissues of the mouth.
In order to practice dentistry in the United States, dental students must complete a four-year course of study at one of the 55 accredited dental schools in the United States, nearly all of which are affiliated with universities.
Perhaps the greatest advance of the 20th century for dentistry began in the early 1900s when the small population of Colorado Springs, Colorado, was found to have low rates of tooth decay.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761559101/Dentistry.html   (2652 words)

 Dentistry Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dentistry is the art and science of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions, diseases, and disorders of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial region, and its associated structures as it relates to human beings.
Geriatric dentistry or geriodontics is the delivery of dental care to older adults involving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of problems associated with normal aging and age-related diseases as part of an interdisciplinary team with other health care professionals.
Faculty of Dentistry, the University of Hong Kong [21]
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Dentistry   (2886 words)

 dentistry — Infoplease.com
Dentistry is mainly concerned with tooth decay, disease of the supporting structures, such as the gums, and faulty positioning of the teeth.
Like medicine and surgery, it is practiced in specialized fields: oral surgery, orthodontics (corrective dentistry), periodontics (diseases of the gums), prosthodontics (partial or total tooth replacement), endodontics (treatment of dental pulp chamber and canals), and pedodontics (dental problems of children).
is considered the founder of modern dentistry; by the end of the 17th cent., he was making fillings of lead, tin, and gold and devising artificial dentures.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/sci/A0815179.html   (564 words)

 Holistic Dentistry: Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Holistic dentistry, also referred to as biologic dentistry, is an alternative approach that focuses on the use of non-toxic restorative materials for dental work, and emphasizes the unrecognized impact that dental toxins and dental infections may have on a person's overall health.
The benefits of holistic dentistry are said to be the result of its incorporation of hypnosis, homeopathy, aromatherapy, nutrition, and herbology.
Biological dentistry's main concern is the toxicity of metals and their release from fillings and replacement appliances (such as metal partials and crowns that have nickel) used in dentistry.
health.enotes.com /alternative-medicine-encyclopedia/holistic-dentistry   (2135 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Dentistry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth and their supporting bones and soft tissues) to human beings.
Geriatric dentistry or gerodontics is the delivery of dental care to older adults involving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of problems associated with normal aging and age-related diseases as part of an interdisciplinary team with other health care professionals.
The pelican was replaced by the dental key which, in turn, was replaced by modern forceps in the 20th century.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Dentistry   (1410 words)

 Dentistry - Medical Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There is usually no restrictions on allowing these dentists to call themselves specialists in these fields when the "specialist" titles are not restrictive and registrable titles controlled by the local dental licensing bodies.
Canadian dentistry is overseen by the Royal College of Dentists.
Originally not considered a true science the University of Toronto agreed to be affiliated with the dental school.
www.nursingstudy.com /encyclopedia/dentistry.html   (554 words)

 Careers Main
In the 21st century, dentistry will provide an even broader variety of options to individuals involved in the oral health sciences.
With the many innovative advances in technology, dynamic changes in dentistry are eagerly anticipated by dental professionals and patients alike.
The future of dentistry is bright and promises you a gratifying career.
www.dent.unc.edu /careers   (280 words)

 Dentistry - A Consumer Guide to Beautiful Smiles & Healthy Teeth
Consumer Guide to Dentistry was created to help you better understand the treatments and procedures available in dentistry to enhance your appearance and oral health.
Each of our dentistry articles is prepared by an expert team of writers and editors, and thoroughly reviewed by an advisory team of dental professionals.
This website's mission is to provide comprehensive education about all aspects of dentistry and oral health.
www.yourdentistryguide.com   (571 words)

 Advanced Education: Pediatric Dentistry - VCU School of Dentistry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seminars are held in pediatric dentistry, orthodontic diagnosis and treatment, treatment planning, growth and development, cephalometric analysis, pediatric dentistry literature review and behavior guidance.
The facilities of the School of Dentistry are housed in the Wood Memorial and Lyons Buildings and contain clinical facilities, research facilities, classrooms, student laboratories, departmental offices, and a computer learning laboratory.
A fee of $30.00 is required for application to the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Graduate Studies for admission into the Master of Science in Dentistry program.The only course with a fee for attendance is the Head and Neck Anatomy course which is given during the first year and the fee is $350.00.
www.dentistry.vcu.edu /academics/adved_program/adved_pedo.html   (979 words)

 The UMMC School of Dentistry - Faculty Profiles
In 1995, she joined the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry faculty as clinical assistant professor of diagnostic sciences and continued her postdoctoral education at the Medical Center with a one-year fellowship in dental care of the immunocompromised patient.
In 2003, she was appointed as director of the School of Dentistry’s Postdoctoral Program in Pediatric Dentistry, the first postgraduate specialty program for the school.
Penton Eklund is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
dentistry.umc.edu /sda/servlet/FacProfile?id=32553   (539 words)

 Blackwell Publishing - Dentistry Books and Journals   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Blackwell Munksgaard is the world's premier dentistry publisher, representing the very best in academic research, student learning and clinical expertise.
It is a ground-level book for those seeking to understand evidence-based dentistry and its significance for clinical practice.
The book is anchored in the dental literature: the majority of the chapters offer guidance on interpreting a full published paper; where both the subject of the paper and the study design is of relevance to the field of dentistry.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /dentistry   (277 words)

 Cosmetic dentistry Guide, Cosmetic dentists UK London
Cosmetic dentistry involves dental procedures with the aim of improving the overall aesthetics of your smile.
If you are considering cosmetic dentistry to enhance your smile then you should seek the advice of a specialist cosmetic dentist and it is always advisable to check their credentials.
New to the cosmetic dentistry Guide are our forums where you can discuss all aspects about dentistry, interact with other patients and get the expert advice from cosmetic dentists that are members of the forum.
www.cosmeticdentistryguide.co.uk   (530 words)

 Program in Dentistry and Admissions
The School of Dentistry is also set up for clinical functions, including general dentistry, endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, surgery, radiology, esthetic dentistry and specialized areas for pediatric care, geriatric care and special needs care.
The basic requirement for admission to the School of Dentistry is completion of at least 90 semester hours or the equivalent, with at least 30 hours of upper division for a letter grade.
Since dentistry is dependent upon knowledge of normal and abnormal biology/zoology including laboratory work, this field is of major importance.
www.uchsc.edu /sod/units/acadAdm/pagesAcadAdm/dentalProg.htm   (2483 words)

 BPOA: Mission Statement
The State Board of Dentistry, through the licensure of dentists and dental hygienists and the certification of expanded function dental assistants, insures that such individuals are suitable and qualified.
In addition, the Board supervises dentists, dental hygienists and expanded function dental assistants to insure that they are complying with licensure and certification requirements and investigates complaints made against these individuals.
The Board develops standards of professional conduct, including continuing education requirements, in order to maintain a high level of integrity and performance in the practice of dentistry.
www.dos.state.pa.us /bpoa/denbd/mainpage.htm   (161 words)

 Open Directory - Health: Dentistry: Education: Dental Schools
School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester - The diverse educational and personal backgrounds of our students contribute to the vibrant atmosphere we have created for our students and their plans for the future.
University of Colorado School of Dentistry - The core of strength of this school rests with its renowned faculty.
USC School of Dentistry - The University of Southern California School of Dentistry is a private professional school with a unique heritage and an international reputation.
dmoz.org /Health/Dentistry/Education/Dental_Schools   (1450 words)

 Cosmetic Dentistry - A Complete Consumer Guide
While traditional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing, and treating oral disease, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of a person's teeth, mouth, and smile.
Today, dental fillings may fall into the category of cosmetic dentistry, because you can select fillings made of porcelain or composite materials that closely match the color of your teeth, thus maintaining the natural appearance of your teeth and smile.
Technological advancements in cosmetic dentistry have made it possible for dentists to address a wide range of challenges.
www.yourdentistryguide.com /cosmetic   (618 words)

 Academic Units : UIC College of Dentistry
Clinical courses include Advanced clinical pediatric dentistry, case analysis, interceptive orthodontics, minor tooth movement, sedation and hospital dentistry; rotations in anesthesiology, emergency room, pediatrics, cardiology, neurology, hematology/oncology, psychology, immunology.
Didactic courses include: Advanced pediatric dentistry seminar, pediatric dentistry research, diagnostic procedures, craniofacial growth and development, dental pediatrics, pediatric oral pathology, pediatric physical diagnosis, research methodology, biostatistics, and practice management.
Educators and researchers, with faculty appointments at other institutions, who wish to conduct research, attend seminars and observe in the Department’s clinic to complete their degree requirements in other institutions are invited to apply.
dentistry.uic.edu /admissions/pg/pedd/index.htm   (319 words)

 FullosseousFlap’s Dental Blog » Dentistry
Dentistry Today: Baby Teeth May Be Source of Stem Cells
Tarek El-Bialy, a new member of the university’s dentistry faculty, first tested the low-intensity pulsed ultrasound treatment to repair dental tissue in rabbits in the late 1990s.
Holisitic or Biological dentistry is CRAP DENTISTRY that fraudulantly cheats the public and the insurance companies are justified in withholding any type of payments.
flapsblog.com /?cat=3   (2185 words)

 UF | College of Dentistry : Welcome
The vision of the College of Dentistry is to be an internationally recognized dental school known for an innovative educational program, committed to cultural diversity, discovery, transfer of scientific knowledge, the superior skills of our graduates, and the highest degree of service.
The mission of the College of Dentistry is to achieve excellence in the art and science of dentistry through teaching, research, and service.
Congratulations to the College of Dentistry faculty members whose promotions were recently approved by UF President Machen and are effective on July 1, 2008.
www.dental.ufl.edu   (272 words)

 US dentistry - dent4us.com
UMKC School of Dentistry — Information about the faculty, administration, staff and students of the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry.
Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth and their supporting bones and soft tissues) to human beings.
A dentist is a professional practitioner of dentistry.
dent4us.com   (498 words)

 Faculty of Dentistry
Welcome to the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University.
Our Faculty's focus is on training oral physicians, capable of providing comprehensive health care to their patients.
James P. Lund, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, and read the Faculty's mission.
www.mcgill.ca /dentistry   (381 words)

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