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Prosthesis
(pros-the'sis)
The replacement of part of the body by an artificial part such as a denture.
Prosthodontics
(pros'tho-don'tiks)
Dentistry that deals with the replacement of natural teeth with prosthetics.
Pulp
(pulp)
The soft tissue that fills the inside of teeth.
Pedodontics
(pe-do-don'tiks)
The branch of dentistry that treats dental conditions in children.
Oral Pathology
(o'ral pah-thol'o-je)
The branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the teeth and mouth.
Orthodontics
(or'tho-don-tiks)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the prevention and correction of irregularities of the teeth and malocclusion.
Oral Surgery
(o'ral sur'jer-e)
The branch of dentistry that involving operative procedures of the teeth and mouth.
Root
(root)
The portion of a tooth that is in its socket.
Root Canal
(root kah-nal)
The space within the root of a tooth containing the pulp.
Supernumerary Tooth
(soo'per-nu-mer-ar'e)
A tooth excess of the regular number.
Temporomandibular
(tem'po-ro-man-dib'u-lar)
The joint, just ahead of the ear, which swings the lower jaw open.
Zygomatic Arch
(zi'go-mat'ik)
The cheek bone.
Palate
(pal'at)
The roof of the mouth.
Pontic
(pon'tik)
The portion of a dental bridge that replaces a missing tooth.
Permanent Teeth
(per'mah-nent teeth)
The teeth of adults.