🦷Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics🦷
Orthodontics takes as its aims the prevention and correction of malocclusion of the teeth and associated dentofacial incongruities.
Pediatric dentistry, analogous to pediatrics in medicine, is concerned with the dental care of children and adolescents.
Periodontics is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the periodontal tissues—the tissues that surround and support the teeth.
Prosthodontics is concerned with the restoration and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance, and health by the replacement of missing teeth and contiguous tissues with artificial substitutes, or prostheses.
🦷Oral and maxillofacial surgery🦷
Oral surgery deals with the diagnosis of, and the surgery required by, diseases, injuries, and defects of the human jaws and associated structures.
Endodontics deals with the treatment of diseases of the inside of the tooth, including the pulp chamber, the pulp canal, and contiguous structures.
🦷Oral and maxillofacial radiology🦷
Oral and maxillofacial radiology deals with the use of X-rays for diagnosis and treatment of diseases or disorders of the mouth and jaw.
Cosmetic dentistry may be classified as skeletal or dental. Skeletal changes may be achieved through oral surgery, which can change the position of the jaws. Dental changes may be achieved by either adding to, taking away from, or moving the teeth.
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