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n. the study, management, and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the mouth, jaws, teeth, and their supporting tissues. Subdisciplines are: dental public health, endodontics, oral medicine, oral surgery, orthodontics, paediatric dentistry, periodontology, preventive dentistry, prosthodontics, and restorative dentistry.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — History.

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