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Definition 1: the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for dentistry in the sense of this definition

(dentistry is a kind of ...) the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques

(... is a kind of dentistry ) the branch of dentistry involving surgical procedures

(... is a kind of dentistry ) the branch of dentistry dealing with the appearance of the teeth

(... is a kind of dentistry ) the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention or correction of irregularities of the teeth

(... is a kind of dentistry ) the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth

(... is a kind of dentistry ) the branch of dentistry dealing with the replacement of teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by artificial devices

(... is a kind of dentistry ) the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the dental pulp

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) malocclusion in which the upper teeth extend abnormally far over the lower teeth

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) having an (artificial) crown on a tooth

"had many crowned teeth"

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

"tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) a technique for repairing a tooth; resinous material is applied to the surface of the tooth where it adheres to the tooth's enamel

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) a filling consisting of a solid substance (as gold or porcelain) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster

"the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay"

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) (dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth

"when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth" "an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'"

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth

(dentistry is the domain which ... is member of) not having an (artificial) crown on a tooth; used especially of molars and bicuspids

"uncrowned teeth badly in need of attention"

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