Dentistry

Dentistry is the branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area.

References


  1. https://www.sgu.edu/blog/medical/ultimate-list-of-medical-specialties/
  2. Definitions adapted from Wikipedia and Google dictionary