Chapter 3

  1. Dental Supply Person
    • representative of a dental
    • supply company who provides dental supplies, product information, services and
    • repairs
  2. Dentist
    • oral healthcare provider
    • licensed to practice dentistry
  3. Detail Person
    • representative of specific
    • company who provides information concerning the company’s product
  4. Endodontics
    • dental specialty that
    • diagnoses and treats diseases of the pulp
  5. Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
    • dental specialty that deals
    • with the diagnosis of disease through various forms of imaging, including x-ray
    • films (radiographs)
  6. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    • dental surgical specialty
    • that diagnoses and treats conditions of the mouth, face, upper jaw (maxilla)
    • and associated areas
  7. Oral Pathology
    • dental specialty that
    • diagnoses and treats diseases of the oral structures
  8. Orthodontics
    • specialty within dentistry
    • that focuses on preventing, intercepting and correcting skeletal and dental
    • problems
  9. Pediatric Dentistry
    • dental specialty concerned
    • with neonatal through adolescent patients as well as patients with special
    • needs in these age groups
  10. Periodontics
    • dental specialty involved
    • with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting tissues
  11. Prosthodontics
    • dental specialty that
    • provides restoration and replacement of natural teeth
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