List of basic dentistry topics

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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. Dentristry is a branch of medicine. A dentist is a doctor qualified to practice dentistry. In most countries, several years of training in a university (usually 4-8) and some practical experience working with actual patients' dentition are required to become a qualified dentist.

The following list of topics is provided as an overview of and introduction to dentistry:

Essence of dentistry

Main article: Dentistry

Branches of dentistry

History of dentistry

Main article: History of dentistry

Basic dentistry concepts

Dentistry scholars

Leaders in dentistry

Dentistry lists

Main article: List of dentistry topics

See also

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