HyperDic: dentistry

English > 1 sense of the word dentistry:
NOUNcognitiondentistry, dental medicine, odontologythe branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
dentistry > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'nihstriy; deh'ntahstriy; deh'ntihstriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > dentistry: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth.
Synonymsdental medicine, odontology
Category ofbonding(dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth
crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap(dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
crownedHaving an (artificial / artificial) crown on a tooth
dental applianceA device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth
filling(dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth
impression(dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster
inlay(dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place
malocclusion(dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally
occlusion(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
overbite(dentistry) malocclusion in which the upper teeth extend abnormally far over the lower teeth
uncrownednot having an (artificial / artificial) crown on a tooth
Narrowercosmetic dentistryThe branch of dentistry dealing with the appearance of the teeth
dental surgeryThe branch of dentistry involving surgical procedures
endodontics, endodontiaThe branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp
orthodontics, orthodontia, orthodonture, dental orthopedics, dental orthopaedicsThe branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth
periodontics, periodontiaThe branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth
prosthodontics, prosthodontiaThe branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw / jaw structures by artificial devices
Broadermedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Spanishodontología
Catalanodontologia
Adjectivesdentalof or relating to dentistry

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